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Job #: R-00009863
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

The Leidos Defense Group currently has a position opening at our customer site at Ft. Meade, MD. This classified position will directly help secure sensitive facilities against unauthorized entry.

Primary Responsibilities

The job of the Network Administrator is to assist with installation actions and support the daily operations and upgrades of existing security systems. This will include rack up/system installation and configuration of equipment for operations centers at Ft. Meade.

• Analyzes organization's needs, conducts technical research, and implements appropriate solutions to meet Government needs and comply with established standards

• Provides Enterprise network administration, configuration, and infrastructure management for servers, CISCO switches, CISCO routers, to include; wireless infrastructure, and Uninterruptible Power Supplies.

• Ensures high availability of critical applications and servers while meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements (SLA).

• Recommends to the leadership new infrastructure technologies.

• Administers and configures Cisco based network infrastructure.

• Designs, plans, manages, maintains, and supports network-related infrastructure.

• Supports efforts with network design and technical direction.

• Ensures environment is properly maintained and designed to support the mission.

Supports development and integration of applications and infrastructure services

• Assists with network coordination, identify flaws and resolve system integration issues.

• Identify improvements and introduce automation to improve processes and procedures.

• Establishes, configures, administers, and manages authentication and load balancing servers.

• Monitors security of devices and implement new configurations and upgrades for Enterprise devices.

• Monitors and reports Enterprise WAN bandwidth utilization and circuit latency.

• Plans and executes Enterprise software and hardware upgrades and revisions.

• Conducts system analyses to resolve configuration and equipment problems.

• Interfaces with third party vendors to assist with problem resolution.

• Serves as focal point for problem resolution for Enterprise network issues.

Basic Qualifications
  • Requires a BS and 6+v years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 4+ years of prior relevant experience (additional experience may be substituted in lieu of degree)
  • At least 6+ years' experience in network system /subsystem support and maintenance to include performance of network system/subsystem testing using a Windows based operating system for network connectivity (IP and Domain Name Service (DNS) configuration).
  • Certification required in one or more of the following; IAT Level 2, Security+, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MSCE), training certifications from Foundry Networks or Brocade Networks.
  • Must be able to physically lift 50lbs.
  • Must have an active Active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph equivalent upon hire.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Candidate must be familiar with Cisco IOS, IP routing protocols, network test equipment and encryption devices
  • Must be able to work independently.

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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to .

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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