Are you interested in continuing your career in CJTF HOA/AFRICOM in a mission focused environment? Leidos Defense Group has established and 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.
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.
In this role you will be responsible for:
Maintaining and supporting a geographically dispersed regional network consisting of primarily Cisco routers and switches.
Communicating clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner.
Demonstrating strong interpersonal skills due to continual interaction with managers, clients, and users with varying technical backgrounds in a fast-paced work environment.
Demonstrating experience in interfacing with both client managers and system users and will report directly to the Network Team Lead.
Possessing mid-level network administrator capabilities and skills to include installing and troubleshooting data and telecommunications network infrastructure.
Possessing a working knowledge of Cisco routers and switches, datacenter equipment, physical security, WAN connections, Virtual Local Area Networks (VLAN), VLAN trunking, multicast, IPsec, firewalls, and VoIP.
Possessing and demonstrating the ability to troubleshoot a wide array of system, networking and hardware problems as well as experience with routing protocols.
Performing Network Administration in supporting Windows Server 2008 / 2012 with multiple types of servers and server applications to include but not limited to Windows Exchange Server 2010 / 2013, and 2008R2.
Monitoring and responding to hardware and software problems utilizing hardware and software testing tools and techniques.
Performing standard Network Administration procedures including but not limited to configuring network switches, routers and troubleshooting of data circuits between sites in an enterprise LAN\\WAN\\MAN environment and configure and troubleshoot VPN connections via point-to-point tunnels using pre-shared keys and IPSec rules.
Upgrading firmware and IOS on networking equipment and, working with System Administrators, application and end-user support teams to provide support for production and non-production systems.
Interfacing with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance and, install network hardware, software and provides data communications support.
Demonstrating experience in planning, installing and maintaining Layer II and Layer III switching and routing equipment and VLAN, knowledge of Communications Security (COMSEC) accountability procedures and regulations, and, experience maintaining various communications components (switches, routers, modems, etc.).
Performing the actions required to correct deficiencies or shortcomings and to improve system performance and efficiency and assist in the integration efforts for lifecycle migration plans, as well as new systems with COTS, GOTS, NDI (non-development items), and developmental equipment.
Creating and updating network documentation, network assessments and reporting results.
Working closely with other members of the Network team to support the overall mission of the company and the customer.
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
Must hold and maintain active Secret Clearance
BA/BS + 3 years or AA/AS +5 years or a major cert + 7 years or 9 years of recent specialized experience
CCNP Routing and Switching
DOD 8570 IAT 2 compliance (CompTIA Security +, equivalent or greater)
These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
ITIL v3 Foundation Certification
Experience supporting CJTF