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Job #: R-00008673
Location: CHANTILLY, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense & Intelligence Group has a current opening for a System Engineer supporting the U.S. Government in a challenging, dynamic setting located in Chantilly, Virginia. The position requires an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.

Primary Responsibilities

The System Engineer assists in system and networking design, integration and technical refresh efforts working in a highly collaborative environment with teammates, key stakeholders and the Government customer to ensure mission continuity and support to the intelligence community. This unique opportunity will allow you to participate on a high-visibility DoD/Intel program that provides IT support, systems integration and life cycle support, application development, network engineering, information systems security (ISS), and 24x7x365 support to mission-focused customer. In this missions we research, design, test, and implement all technologies involved in small data centers to include networking, hardware, software, storage, etc.
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  • Research, implement, and troubleshoot active directory, group policy, and DNS
  • Monitor and run pre-made queries in various types of databases
  • Research, test, and update software to fix vulnerabilities, bugs, and user issues
  • 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
  • Effectively communicate hardware and software issues with end user's and customers
  • Create and update documentation
  • Basic Qualifications
  • Ability to identify issues and research fixes
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new technologies
  • Be willing to travel to remote sites & travel as needed
  • Must be US Citizen


Basic Qualifications & Education

Clearance: Requires an active TS/SCI clearance with Polygraph.

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Assurance, Information Security System Engineering, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience OR Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. Relevant technical training and additional 6+ years' experience in lieu of degree considered.

External Referral Eligible

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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