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Job #: R-00023310
Location: Doha
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: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

On contract award, Leidos will have 2 openings for a Network Manager in Qatar. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the AFCENT Communications Technical Support Service IV mission.  In this mission we ensure communications information is available to forward deployed forces supporting Operation Resolute Support and Inherent Resolve in South West Asia (SWA) and the continuing mission requirements of the Department of Defense (DoD).

Primary Responsibilities

The candidate will perform engineering, installation, operations, and maintenance of different type of IP-based routers and switches as directed in individual TOs. The candidate shall use USAFCENT-provided standard network devices for routing and switching. The contractor shall maintain standard USAFCENT-approved operating systems on these devices. The contractor shall configure Tier 2 routing and switching devices for optimal operations IAW NOSC standards.

The candidate shall engineer, install, and maintain network equipment to support new and emerging requirements. The contractor shall provide responsive services to include real-time network-level configuration control, network restoration, quality control and performance standards, status reporting, MSL, and other actions required by policies, responsibilities, and operational procedures IAW the SPIN-C, and support all NOSC-deployed projects.

The candidate may require network rights and privileges commensurate with roles and responsibilities.

a. Network Management, monitoring, and sustainment.

b. Maintain compliance with all associated guidance and directives in the SPIN-C.

c. Maintain compliance with guidance and directives issued in CTOs and NOTAMs.

d. Maintain compliance with all associated DoD, AF, USCENTCOM, USAFCENT, and local Instructions.

e. Report and track, utilizing Remedy, all local and enterprise issues associated with network and systems operations.

Current tools include CiscoWorks, and SolarWinds. Toolsets are subject to change.

The candidate shall assist the Government in maintaining positive control over all hardware and software. Hardware accountability shall be maintained using the Standard Base Supply Systems (SBSS) and Asset Inventory Management (AIM) system. All equipment transferred between organizations shall be done IAW SBSS and Information Technology Asset Management (ITAM) policies and directives. When directed, the candidate shall assist Government personnel by packing and shipping equipment transferred between organizations.

The candidate shall be responsible for encryption equipment used on the network. This includes control and safeguarding, configuration, and “user-level” maintenance of Ethernet and serial encryption devices. The contractor shall coordinate with the COMSEC manager to ensure approved encryption keys are available for encryption equipment used on the network.

The candidate shall attend and participate in all scheduled NOSC-directed meetings and conferences.

Primary and auxiliary network operations equipment/software supported includes:

a. CiscoWorks

b. Cisco Call Manager

c. Cisco WebEx

d. Cisco Router and Switches

e. Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances (ASA)

f. Cisco Access Control Server

g. Enhanced Interior Gateway Routing Protocol (EIGRP)

h. Open Shortest Path First (OSPF) Protocol

i. Spanning Tree Protocol

j. TO-Specific Equipment

k. SolarWinds

Basic Qualifications


Must meet the certification requirement of DoD 8570.01-M or otherwise stated in SPIN-C or individual task order.  The contractor is expected to have, but is not limited to, the following IT certificates: Microsoft Certified Information Technology (MCITP), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

General Experience

  • Lead level of experience in design, maintenance, and operation of medium to large networks. 
  • Must have experience in systems management, monitoring and sustainment.
  • Active Secret clearance
  • Typically requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Specialized Experience

Must have lead level of experience on military networks as specified in the task order to include:

  • Cisco routing and switching technologies
  • Managing networks with Cisco Works, Network Performance Analysis, Cisco IOS Network Configuration, and Network Troubleshooting
  • Establishing new circuit requirements
  • Documenting network enterprise, developing continuity folders, and as built drawings

Candidates must possess a valid U.S. Passport that will not expire within 7 months from hire date.


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



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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