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Job #: R-00022391
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: ADP2 / IT2
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is sourcing for Network Specialist in Multiple Locations (See Locations Below) to ensure that the LAN/WAN is capable of providing required services by supporting the network infrastructure through the use of troubleshooting and problem resolution in a production


Provides daily operational support for LAN/WAN networks, including firewalls while planning, installing, and supporting hardware and software upgrades.

The successful candidate will be required to resolve technical issues associated with network and routing protocols at all levels of the OSI model through the use of diagnostics and network administration tools such as Hewlett Packard

(HP) OpenView, Cisco Works and Tivoli. An understanding of Management Information Blocks (MIB) and MRTG to measure, plan and execute methodologies to ensure high performance levels and minimum downtime.

Responsible for maintaining LAN – WAN barrier systems to prevent unauthorized access to MTF systems. In order to meet these requirements,

The Network Specialist must be familiar with;

·  Cisco firewalls

·  Cisco

·  Alcatel

·  Hewlett-Packard

·  Nortel

·  NetScreen VPN devices and IDSs.

Must have experience using diagnostic utilities to identify and isolate problems encountered on different mediums and network protocols, gather latency statistics and find specific network bottlenecks, evaluate problems and implement fix actions through device reconfiguration or replacement depending on the circumstances.

The Network Specialist should have a clear understanding of TCP/IP, HTTP, SHTTP, SMTP, SNMP, DNS, DHCP, EIGRP, OSPF, PPP, HDLC, V.35, RS-449 and knowledge of the 803.2, 802.3, 802.5, 802.10, 802.11, 802.3u and 802.3z communications, EIA/IA cable standards and Internet standards. The Network Specialist must address issues related to synchronous and asynchronous communications, Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet, FDDI, ATM, ISDN, microwave and satellite communications. Desired experience with various OTDR, cable testers, network sniffers.

Possess experience in routed, switched and shared LAN environments that operate Novell Netware, Microsoft Windows NT/2000/2003/XP/Active Directory, UNIX and OpenVMS and employ various routers switches, hubs and terminal servers as well

as various local and long-haul ISDN,256 Kbps through T1-T3, satellite and ATM WAN connectivity that employs Codex and PairGain CSU/DSUs.

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline such as Computer Sciences and 3 years related experience; or successful completion of a certified technical/vocational school and 8 years related experience.

Successful completion of an ADPII security clearance investigation prior to your start date with Leidos. 

Meet the DOD 8570 certification requirement by obtaining and verifying your Security+ certification prior to or within 6 months of your start date.

OTHER SKILLS: Experience and skills shall include a range of assignments in technical tasks directly related to the proposed area of responsibility. Expertise in Windows networks, Cisco Systems and HP Openview desired. Desired to have the following certifications aligned to site network architecture: Security+ and Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or equivalent (i.e., BCNE for Brocade, etc.).


DHA San Antonio

Altus AFB

Barksdale AFB

Bethesda - NNMC

Cannon AFB

Davis Monthan AFB

DHA Network Operations Center (San Antonio)

Dover AFB

Dyess AFB

Edwards AFB

Fairchild AFB

Fort Belvoir - DeWitt ACH

Fort Benning - Martin ACH

Fort Bragg - Womack AMC

Fort Campbell - Blanchfield ACH

Fort Carson - Evans ACH

Fort Drum - Guthrie AHCC

Fort Eustis - MacDonald ACH

Fort Gordon - Eisenhower AMC

Fort Hood - Darnall ACH

Fort Huachuca - Bliss AHC

Fort Irwin - Weed ACH

Fort Jackson - Moncrief ACH

Fort Knox - Ireland ACH

Fort Leavenworth - Munson AHC

Fort Leonard Wood ACH

Fort Lewis - Madigan AMC

Fort Meade - Kimbrough ACH

Fort Polk - Bayne-Jones ACH

Fort Riley - Irwin ACH

Fort Rucker - Lyster ACH

Fort Sam Houston - Brooke AMC

Fort Sill - Reynolds ACH

Fort Stewart - Winn ACH

Fort Wainwright - Bassett ACH

Grand Forks AFB

Hill AFB

Holloman AFB

Kadena AB

Lackland AFB

Lemoore NAS

Little Rock AFB

Los Angeles AFB

Mountain Home AFB

Nellis AFB

NHC New England - Groton

Pearl Harbor NHC

Portsmouth NMC

Redstone Arsenal - Fox AHC

San Diego NMC

Shaw AFB

Sheppard AFB

Tinker AFB

Travis AFB

Tripler AMC

USNH Bremerton

USNH Camp LeJeune

USNH Camp Pendleton

USNH Great Lakes - NTC Great Lakes

USNH Jacksonville

USNH Oak Harbor

USNH Pensacola

West Point - Keller ACH

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

ADP2 / IT2



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Job Family:

Systems Administration


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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