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Job #: R-00126421
Location: Mafb Gun Annx, AL
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Night
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Digital Modernization

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Description

Leidos is currently seeking a Boundary Engineer in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Montgomery, AL, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serve as a Boundary Protection Team Operator for the 26 Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama.

  • Oversees intrusion detection, intrusion prevention, boundary protection and vulnerability assessment operations to defend the Air Force Network (AFNet). 

  • Identifies unknown or unauthorized sources which attempt to access the AFNet and, when such attempts occur, notifies the appropriate AF agencies. 

  • Monitors, operates, and maintains intrusion detection/prevention systems, firewalls, load balancers, and web proxies to protect AFNet resources from both internal and external threat.

    Network Operations:

  • Manage all network security devices across the WAN, to include enterprise-wide functions for firewall, proxies, load balancers, IDS/IPS, VPNs, and malicious code response.

  • Assist on-site LAN engineers with troubleshooting support of network equipment and installation of new hardware

  • Perform minor and major operating system upgrades on all network security devices.

   Enterprise network troubleshooting:

  • Must work with all corresponding technical support teams as required to resolve network traffic concerns.

  • Utilize monitoring tools and log collectors to provide in-depth analysis on traffic anomalies and issues.

  • Work network issues to resolution for customers via trouble tickets, change requests, and phone calls, in direct support with base-level, NOSC-level, and DISA counterparts.

  • Receive inbound calls from enterprise customers and work with other external NOCs to troubleshoot and resolve policy configuration issues.

    Device Management:

  • Experience configuring and managing IDS, Firewalls and other network security platforms.

  • Familiarity and experience with Palo Alto firewalls, F5 appliances, and Cisco ASAs is preferred.

    Device and traffic monitoring:

  • Performs daily health checks to acknowledge system level faults and begin the process of resolution.

  • Utilizes monitoring tools and log collectors to begin initial analysis on network traffic, including (but not limited to) Splunk, Schnozz, ELK, InfoVista, and NIKSUN.

    Flexible schedule as needed:

  • This position requires rotating weekends, 24x7 shift support, and periodic on call duties.

  • It may be required to come in earlier than normal, stay later than normal, or work off shifts to meet contract requirements or to support network changes during off peak maintenance windows.

Basic Qualifications

  • Position minimum requirements: BS degree and 3-5 years (Mid). Degree may be waived in lieu of additional years of related experience.

  • A professional level network security CE/OS certification of PCNSA or equivalent

  • Position requires IAT level II or higher; CompTIA Security+ or better security certification.

  • DoD Secret level security clearance.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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