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Job #: R-00022983-OTHLOC-PL-2D2950
Location: White Sands Missile Range, NM
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: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

The Civil Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Network Design Engineer to work in either Greenbelt, Maryland or White Sands Center (WSC), New Mexico.  This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Space Exploration Network Services and Evolution (SENSE) mission.  In this mission we will support the development of a Lunar Gateway Ground Station.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Performs operational and/or test environment system monitoring and analysis in order to ensure optimal system availability.
  • Assists with operational issues/anomaly resolution within various IT systems and disciplines.
  • Manages day-to-day operational positions requirements by assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, demands, and customer expectations.
  • Performs system administration and configuration of a networked, heterogeneous satellite ground system.
  • Documents and reports event and resolution tasks, and analyzes system logs.
  • Collaborates with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to restore services and/or identify system issues.
  • Periodically supports the integration of new system baselines, as required.
  • Provides technical direction for the development of technically complex network engineering products and services and coordinates all appropriate activities.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong network engineering skillset
  • Experience with Delay Tolerant Networking (DTN) and Software Defined Networking (SDN)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of NASA network infrastructure (IONet (open and closed), NASCOM, etc.)

This position requires successful completion of a government background check to access government facilities and/or systems. If you are not a United States Citizen or Green Card holder, this check could take 12-18 months to complete.

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Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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