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Job #: R-00130096
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Telecommunications
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 50% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Digital Modernization

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If this sounds like an environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

We are in search of a Senior Network Installation Technician at the customer site at Fort Meade, MD and will require travel.

Our Opportunity:
The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office.  This technician will support a large federal agency’s Network Infrastructure through survey, design, and deployment of structured networks and will be responsible for the upkeep of the security posture of the environment. This is accomplished through projects such as new installations, life cycle replacement projects, Cable Plant and wireless installations that are compliant with commercial, TEMPEST, and NIST standards.

Clearance Requirement:
•Must hold an active Top Secret security clearance and be able to obtain a TS/SCI. (US Citizenship required)

Key Responsibilities:
•Lead network survey, design and installations under direction of the government.
•Conduct Site Surveys of customer premise networks in CONUS and OCONUS locations.
•Create detailed Site Survey reports detailing a site’s current infrastructure, NIST and TEMPEST compliance, along with design recommendations.
•Configure, install, test, certify, and troubleshoot network infrastructure cabling.
•Ensure Network cabling infrastructure is compliant with current NIST and TEMPEST Standards.
•Build and install equipment racks.
•Install, dress, label, and terminate Cat6 and Fiber cable in telecommunications rooms. 
•Test and troubleshoot network infrastructure issues on SIPR and NIPR networks.
•Create accurate reports and documentation to design/certify network infrastructure.
•Track, manage, and ensure project tasks are completed in a timely manner.
•Develop Bills of Material (BOM) for network plant design requirements.
•Plan and perform preventive maintenance and scheduled upgrades (Life-cycle replacements)
•Investigate physical faults in the network.
•Report network infrastructure deployment status to key stakeholders.
•Have flexible working hours to be available to support off hour work, when needed. 

Must have’s:
•Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Understanding of ANSI/TIA-568 and 569 standards.
•Requirements of Protective Distribution Systems (PDS) for Classified Systems as directed by Security and/or the Certified Tempest Technical Authority (CTTA).
•Knowledge of National Security Telecommunication & Information Systems Security Instruction (NTISSI) 7003.
•Knowledge of DISA network topologies and standards.
•Topology and rack elevations using Visio.
•Experience with various OTDR, cable testers, and network sniffers to develop reports for infrastructure certification documentation.

Nice to have’s:
•BICSI certification.
•Sec+ certification.


External Referral Eligible

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $68,900.00 - $124,550.00

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

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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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