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Job #: R-00004858
Location: Undisclosed Afghanistan Non-specific Customer Site - Expat
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

The Information Technologist will ensure efficient and smooth operation of IT systems in support of multiple deployed platforms in support of aerial surveillance platforms. The Information Technologist will be responsible for designing, configuring, and maintaining the information system.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identifying and correcting hardware and software issues on systems
  • Communicate effectively with other government and commercial entities about end user issues
  • Create documentation on new or existing technologies, how to implement updates and/or enclave expansions
  • Create and/or update multi-vendor firewall and switch configurations for new devices or network expansions
  • Research, recommend, and evaluate network performance, optimization, and security solutions.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 4 years of system administration of a Microsoft domain or VMware environment. Additional 2 years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree
  • Security+ certification required.
  • Ability to identify issues and research fixes
  • Knowledge of DISA STIGs and how to implement hardening to network devices i.e. Routers, L3/L2 switches, Cisco ASAs, firewalls
  • Knowledge and experience with Domains, Active Directory, DNS, GPOs, DHCP.
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new IT technologies
  • Be able to obtain a passport and visa to travel internationally
  • Be able to travel to OCONUS based on rotational schedule
  • Able to work long, irregular hours in hardship and hazardous locations when OCONUS
  • Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course which requires successful deployment physical, immunizations, and training
  • Must be a US Citizen. Must have active Secret clearance within 30 days of formal acceptance


Preferred Qualifications

Active clearance

Certifications: Cisco , Microsoft or VMware Certified Professional for vSphere

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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