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Job #: R-00014058
Location: Camp Lemonnier Djibouti
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your career in CJTF HOA/AFRICOM in a mission focused environment? Leidos Defense Group has established upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement CJTF HOA/AFRICOM's mission objectives.

What You'll Get to Do:

Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Network Administrator. This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, CJTF-HOA located OCONUS in Djibouti, Africa. This position is required to travel OCONUS.

The Network Administrator is responsible for maintaining, analyzing, troubleshooting, repairing and supporting switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, alarmed carrier devices, uninterruptable power supplies, and in-line network encryption devices, which deliver the Command's network transport capabilities. They configure devices in accordance with security policies.

In this role you will:

Develop and maintains IP address schemes for all assigned networks, and annually review and update the Master IP Routing Schema.

Troubleshoot and correct all detected or reported network faults or outages.

Provide assistance via remote access, phone, or in person.

Demonstrate excellent problem-solving and customer service skills, as well as extensive experience with network hardware, software applications, operating systems and network connectivity.

Demonstrate strong customer service-orientation and a proactive approach to anticipating and resolving problems while maximizing efficient use of resources

Possess thorough knowledge of network hardware, software and connections.

Provide first line fault monitoring on the customers networks making best use of available network management tools; Identify, isolate and classify network faults identified either manually or via available network management tools

Receive, confirm, and classify network reported faults identified by customers or performance management tools.

Possess and demonstrate knowledge in communications security for monitoring, operating and maintaining cryptographic devices.

Communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, have strong leadership skills, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.

Work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.

Demonstrate experience in interfacing with both client managers and system users.

Operate, maintain, and manage the LAN infrastructure (e.g., switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, alarmed carrier devices, uninterruptible power supplies, in-line network encryption devices).

Provide VIP fly-away comms support.

Coordinate hardware and software system installation and ensures specifications are met.

Create and maintain thorough documentation for all incident resolutions and troubleshooting instructions in the Knowledge Databases. Working with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensuring that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule.

Perform COMSEC Management duties:

Maintain multiple Secure Communication devices across the Enterprise

Provide cryptographic support to customers across the Enterprise

Maintain accurate accounting records

Maintain current inventory of all Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI) material; evaluate and monitor health and performance of the communications security services including hardware and management software

Develop and maintain a road map for capabilities, operations, and technologies; assist with development and execution of test plans and supporting documentation of all communications security configuration upgrades, additions or revisions for customer approval before implementation

Follow all customer network security processes and procedures, ensures compliance with all Government policies.

Provide remote support and/or travel to customer sites as required.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:

Must hold and maintain an active Top Secret/SCI Clearance

BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized experience

CCNA: Routing and Switching Certification

CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater)

Experience with Cisco Routers and Switches

Experience with COMSEC devices, materials, and security processes

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:

ITIL v3 - Foundation

Experience with Video Teleconferencing (VTC) systems and networking

Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs

Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards

Experience with DoD IT security requirements

Experience working in a CJTF


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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