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Job #: R-00021519
Location: Dayton, OH
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: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

The LInC group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Network Engineer to work at our customer site on Wright-Patterson AFB, OH. We are seeking a dedicated, talented and experienced Network Engineer to work as part of a leading-edge research and engineering, design and development team. Leidos seeks mission and team-oriented individuals who enjoy working as an individual contributor in highly collaborative teams.

The Network Engineer will contribute to the Warfighter Program supporting AFRL/RHA. The Warfighter program provides the Air Force with a wide range of research into advanced technologies to improve training effectiveness among a multitude of operationally-relevant platforms and roles.

Primary Responsibilities

You will work as part of a team to ensure maximum performance of a high traffic network infrastructure while maintaining system integrity and stability.  This is a highly dynamic lab environment, so on a daily basis, your responsibilities will change.  Your responsibilities include adding, removing and modifying physical network interconnects, UTP, and OM3 fiber; changing Cisco network configuration such as switch port vlan tagging, trunking, and routing; creating or modifying virtual machines, VMWare VSphere/EXSi and or Microsft Hyper-V; creating or modifying NetApp configuration and creating shares (NFS, SMB, or iSCCI), reviewing syslog files for issues, reviewing NetBackup log, and documenting modifications and maintain configuration management.

The successful candidate will work in a dynamic environment with government customers, software engineers, subject matter experts, and military personnel.

Basic Qualifications

*Have a BS and 4 plus years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 plus years of prior

relevant experience.  Experience in lieu of degree will be considered.  Degree in a technical field preferred. 

*3-5 years of direct experience with IP networks with a focus on network maintenance and administration.

*General understanding of Cisco routing and switching, to include understanding the concept of VLAN/802.1q.

*Ability to program routers, switches, encryption devices, VOIP devices and other network hardware.

*Working knowledge of Windows 7, 10, Server 2012R2-2016 administration, and experience/exposure to the following:

  • Configuration of DNS and DHCP servers.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory.
  • Defining, documenting, and enforcing system standards.
  • Designing, recommending and implementing new solutions to improve the resilience of network operations.
  • Monitoring network performance and troubleshooting problems and outages.
  • Securing network systems with policies that define and monitor access.

Working knowledge of network storage appliances, such as NetAPP and/or FreeNAS.

- Strong communications skills and ability to interact with customers.

- Passion for learning.

- Desire to work with others in a research environment.

- Be a US Citizen. NO non-citizens will be considered.

- Possess an active DOD Top Secret Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications

- CCNA Certification

- Designing, developing, implementing, and maintaining network infrastructure.

- Determine network bandwidth needs and recommend measures to meet those requirements.

- CompTia Security+ certification.

- Direct system installation.

- Maintain firewall and manage security.

- Assisting in minor network changes.


External Referral Bonus


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops


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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