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Job #: R-00005190
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for an IT lead to work at our Bridgewater, VA office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience to lead a team of IT professionals across multiple programs. Our team researches, designs, tests, and implements all technologies involved in small data centers to include networking, hardware, software, storage, etc.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Oversee and manage the IT department staff
  • Assign, track support tickets, and schedule staff
  • Create, implement and enforce policies and procedures regarding daily operations and tasking
  • Be a stakeholder on the Change Control Board (CCB) and Technical Review Board (TRB) in the change management process
  • Offer proper training for new employees; set and measure performance standards; provide feedback, both positive and negative
  • Supervise, design, monitor, manage, and troubleshoot internal and external networks to include encryptors and firewalls
  • Supervise, design, monitor, manage, and troubleshoot the VMware virtual environment to include VMware Horizon
  • Supervise, design, monitor, and manage a storage appliance and ability to help troubleshoot issues with phone support
  • Supervise, research, implement, monitor, manage, patch, and troubleshoot various Microsoft products
  • Supervise, research, implement, and troubleshoot active directory, group policy, and DNS
  • Supervise, monitor and run pre-made queries in various types of databases
  • Supervise, research, test, and update software to fix vulnerabilities, bugs, and user issues
  • Supervise, review logs and vulnerabilities, identify potential issues, and engineer solutions to remediate or mitigate these issues
  • Support remote teams in a tier 3 capacity on subjects such as networking, operating systems, data storage
  • Travel to remote sites to audit and ensure remote team members are following all policies and procedures
  • Effectively communicate hardware and software issues with end user's and government customers
  • Supervise the creation or create documentation on new technologies, how to implement updates and/or enclave expansions


Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree, 5 years engineering experience in one of these areas: Networking, VMware, or Microsoft servers, and 1 years management experience. Additional 2 years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree
  • Security+ must be obtained within the first 6 months of employment
  • Ability to lead a team, identify issues, research and implement fixes
  • Knowledge of DISA STIGs and how to implement hardening to various technologies
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new technologies
  • Be willing to relocate to our Bridgewater, VA office
  • Be able to obtain a passport and visa to travel internationally
  • Be willing to travel to remote sites to include some "hazardous and hardship" locations
  • Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course which requires a
    successful deployment physical, immunizations, and training
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must have Secret Clearance


Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional certifications i.e. Cisco, VMware, Microsoft
  • Management certifications


Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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