Leidos is seeking a Network Administration and Operations Intern to join the NetCom Team on the Automated Flight Service Station (AFSS) program. The AFSS system is a 24/7/365 system that provides a range of flight services to 80,000 members of the General Aviation community. Position is located in Ashburn, VA. Candidate must be able to obtain an SF-85P Public Trust clearance from the FAA customer. Due to contract requirements, the positions requires U.S. Citizenship.
The position requires strong technical skills in order to participate in a multi-skilled, complex, technical team of individuals performing Network Installation and Support to the production and LAB network infrastructure. Excellent communication, team participation and prioritization skills, as well as the ability to be flexible and responsive in a fast paced environment are needed.
This position requires strong understanding of computer networking concepts and practical application of networking skills to assist in the implementation of new equipment and changes to existing AFSS Program deployed Cisco networking devices. Candidate will be involved in all aspects of supporting the program computer room infrastructure, running and terminating cables, documenting changes, updating network diagrams, installing equipment in computer racks, and configuring network equipment. Candidate should be prepared to support AFSS Maintenance windows that can occur 10:00pm to 6:00am Monday through Friday generally one day per week.
Candidate is expected to work effectively with other Team Members, coordinate with Team Leaders, and be accountable for assigned tasks.
- Support ongoing Network Implementation activities
- Assist in the documentation of implemented network device changes
- Update existing network drawings with implemented changes
- Support the development Network Change Requests
- Assist AFSS NetCom Engineers with Trouble Report Resolution activities
- Support the infrastructure changes with cable installation, equipment installation
Candidates must be enrolled in a degree program in a relevant discipline.
Your GPA needs to be included on your application and resume.
US Citizenship Requirements
Candidate must be able to obtain an Public Trust clearance.
- Experience working with current Network Equipment manufacturers (Cisco, Juniper, etc)
- Command Line Interface configuration experience
- Experience building and running network cables
- Experience with MS Office (Excel Spreadsheets, Visio Drawings, Word Documents)
- Understanding of general computer networking concepts and principles of Routing and Interconnections
External Referral Bonus:Ineligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Intern Technical
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.
Pay and Benefits
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.
Securing Your Data
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 Leidos.com 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 email@example.com.
Commitment to Diversity
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.