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Job #: R-00018320
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Requisition:

IT Battle Captain

Job Description:

Job Summary:

The IT Battle Captain supports the Air Force Headquarters Air Force (HAF) and Air Force District Washington (AFDW) 844th Communications Group (844CG) in the day-to-day operation of the IT enterprise supporting 18,000 users and mission-critical systems in the National Capital Region (NCR). The IT enterprise spans both unclassified and classified enclaves across three primary bases – the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA) and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) – and numerous remote sites. The IT enterprise includes all typical services – end user workstations, mobile devices, email, applications, servers, storage, virtualization, databases, network, and security – including both organic and externally-supplied services from higher-level AF or DOD service providers.

The IT Battle Captain works with the Government Service Owners to deliver top-notch customer service and respond to the dynamic needs of the user base to meet the diverse missions of the Air Force in the NCR.

Primary Responsibilities
•Coordinate across production and functional work centers in the delivery of the full span of IT services across the supported enclaves and geographic locations.
•Provide a liaison between the 844CG work centers and supporting external service providers.
•Identify opportunities to continuously improve service delivery and expand capabilities that enable additional missions for supported users.
•Able to perform tasks within strict timelines with little or no oversight.
•Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, to be able to effectively document solutions and obtain requirements from customers.
•Current capability to develop working relationships with Technology vendors and partners.
•Advanced level understanding of relevant IT technologies, both user-facing and back-end infrastructure technologies.

Basic Qualifications
•Masters degree and 15+ years of prior relevant experience or Doctorate degree with 13+ years of prior relevant experience, additional years of experience, certifications, specific Air Force IT systems experience accepted in lieu of a degree.
•10+ years’ experience operating Air Force IT systems and services.
•Familiarity with DoD and Air Force standards, policies, and enterprise solutions.
•Advanced familiarity with complex, multi-site DoD enterprise IT environments of the size, scale, and scope of the AFNCR enterprise
•Top Secret/SCI Clearance.
•CompTIA Security+ or CISSP.

Preferred Qualifications
•Master’s Degree in a technology related field.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI



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Job Family:

Field Operations



About Leidos

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 33,000 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

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