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Job #: R-00023537
Category: Systems Administration
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:

Job Description

On contract award, Leidos will have 2 openings for Systems Administrator III’s in Pakistan. 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 successful candidate will provide administration, installation, operation, and maintenance on all USAFCENT-supported networks and support day-to-day technical operations of the Network Control Center (NCC) from Shaw AFB, SC. This support includes working with USAFCENT NOSC to integrate the deployed locations’ local networks into the USAFCENT Enterprise Network, supporting organizational Client System Technicians (CSTs) on local area network and personal computer issues; and working with any other agency to provide the services required. The successful candidate will 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, Master Station Log (MSL), and other actions required by policies, responsibilities, and operational procedures IAW the SPIN-C. Candidate may also support all NOSC-deployed projects. The following are the primary and auxiliary equipment and software systems that will be supported:

a. Network Attached Storage - File Servers

b. Netbackup

c. Host Base Security System (HBSS)/McAfee

d. Internal Mail Gateways

e. Internal Domain Name Server (DNS), Windows Internet Name Service (WINS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)

f. Printer Servers

g. Program Management Office (PMO) System Servers

h. Bluecoat Proxy Server

i. Internet Information Server

j. Active Directory Federation Service (ADFS)

k. Active Directory Domain Controllers

l. Exchange Servers

m. Microsoft Collaborative Tool

n. Microsoft Customer Relationship Management (CRM)

o. System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

p. SQL 2005 and above

q. Active Roles Server (ARS)

r. Remedy

s. Microsoft servers

t. Other equipment and cabling necessary to support Layer 3 and 4 of Open Systems Interconnection model of networking.

u. Virtualization technologies

r. Remedy

s. Microsoft servers

t. Other equipment and cabling necessary to support Layer 3 and 4 of Open Systems Interconnection model of networking.

u. Virtualization technologies

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) –  Windows Server or equivalent, Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

General Experience

  • Lead level of experience in design, maintenance, and operation of small to medium networks.  This experience must include administrating corporate or business’ user accounts managing mail servers, printer servers, WWW servers, and/or firewalls. 
  • Must have experience in reviewing and recommending software applications as well as identifying hardware salient characteristics and any add on devices. 
  • Experience in systems management, monitoring and sustainment; hardware repair for servers, PCs, peripheral equipment; software installation, maintenance and sustainment.
  • BS degree and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience.
  • May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Must have a valid U.S. Passport that will not expire 7 months from candidates hire date.


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


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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