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Job #: R-00007819
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Hardware
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense group at Leidos is looking for a Hardware Engineer to join their team and work in Norfolk, VA.


The candidate will be a member of the engineering team responsible for the technical planning, system integration, verification/validation and support for total systems prior to being deployed to the production network. Supports equipment and applications in a Microsoft Windows environment, from design through implementation. Performs a wide variety of installation, configuration and upgrading of workstations, servers and related hardware and software in a LAN, WAN and stand-alone environment. Provides investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/resolution of system, hardware, software and infrastructure.

  • Research and evaluate emerging technologies and services
  • Build, configure and test bare metal blade server hardware for installing to server rack enclosures.
  • Install, Storage SAN Fabric and test connectivity and proper data transfer.
  • Install, configure, and test server image for deployment to VCenter/VSphere server environment.
  • Implement configure and test DoD STIG settings prior to server deployment to production operations.
  • Create, maintain, and update all hardware build sheets associated with physical and virtual hardware and software to include all server rack elevations and drawings.
  • Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members.
  • Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team and information sharing environment.
  • Strong understanding of enterprise, network, systems.
  • Understanding of system hardening, tools, guidelines and benchmarks and encryption technologies DoD STIG's.

The work location is within the Joint Service Provider Hampton Roads (JSP/JPH), NSA Norfolk, VA campus.


This position will require:
  • BS degree and 2 - 4 years of prior relevant experience or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training.
  • Understanding of scripting or programming for systems management.
  • Experience using development environments such as Visual Studio and Eclipse.
  • Understanding of databases, i.e. SQL and SQL management studio.
  • Understanding of application virtualization and testing with Power Shell or Visual Basic scripts.
  • Working knowledge and experience with VMWare VCenter
  • Shift Schedule will be daily Monday -thru- Friday
  • DoD Secret clearance required to be considered
  • DOD 8570.01m compliant:

- Current Security+CE certification required

- Current Microsoft Server 2012R2 and VMWare VCA certification required.

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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