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Job #: R-00020202
Location: Fairmont, WV
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: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Description

Job Description:

Leidos has a current job opening for Network Engineer / Administrator supporting the ABIS contract.  This five year program will provide operations, maintenance, software sustainment services and hardware procurement services, and associated support for all devices associated with the DoD ABIS system.   You will be responsible for the operations, maintenance and system updates of all network equipment associated with multiple environments.

Primary Responsibilities

Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature, requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks. Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems.  Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable.

  • Provides technical guidance for directing and monitoring information systems operations. Designs, builds, and implements network systems. 
  • Directs compilation of records and reports concerning network operations and maintenance.  Troubleshoots network performance issues.  Analyzes network traffic and provides capacity-planning solutions.
  • Monitors and responds to complex technical control facility hardware and software problems. Interfaces with vendor support service groups to ensure proper escalation during outages or periods of degraded system performance.
  • Manages the testing, installation, and support of network communications, including LAN/MAN/WAN systems
  • Performs system-level design and configuration of products including determination of hardware, OS, and other platform specifications.
  • Ensures DOD cyber compliance of all assigned systems / equipment.
  • Performs a variety of systems engineering tasks and activities that are broad in nature and are concerned with major systems design, integration, and implementation, including personnel, hardware, software, budgetary, and support facilities and/or equipment.
  • Provides quality assurance review and the evaluation of new and existing network related products.
  • Provides input to policy level discussions regarding standards and budget constraints. 
  • Monitors / mentors more junior network engineers on staff.
  • Provides the routine testing and analysis of all elements of the network facilities (including power, software, communications machinery, lines, modems, and terminals).
  • Utilizes software and hardware tools and identifies and diagnoses complex problems and factors affecting network performance.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8-12 years of applicable experience
  • Must be able to obtain DOD Secret Clearance
  • Hands on Experience with CISCO devices

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior DoD ABIS, IAFIS, Biometrics or related experience is a definite plus.
  • Able to obtain DOD 8570 certifications (Cyber Security and Environment) within 60 days of hire. 
  • DOD or DOJ Secret clearance
  • Be able to obtain DOD Top Secret Clearance
  • CISCO certifications
  • AWS experience

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

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 www.Leidos.com.

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