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Job #: R-00024500
Location: Bridgewater, VA
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is dedicated to making the world a safer place. This starts with helping our customers in the Defense Industry achieve their critical missions. From our airborne work with sensors alerting warfighters to what's over the next hill, to our autonomous maritime platforms protecting sea lanes and shores; our dedicated Defense Group employees are solving critical challenges across the globe.

We currently have an opening for an Information Technologist Engineer OCONUS. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Leidos mission. In this mission, we provide aerial intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance platforms for today’s warfighter. 

Primary Responsibilities:

The Information Technologist will ensure efficient and smooth operation of IT systems in support of multiple deployed platforms in support of aerial surveillance platforms. The Information Technologist will be responsible for designing, configuring, and maintaining the information system.

Duties will include but not limited to:

Primary Responsibilities

  • Identifying and correcting hardware and software issues on servers, clients and networks
  • Communicate effectively with other government and commercial entities about end user issues
  • Create documentation on new or existing technologies, how to implement updates and/or enclave expansions
  • Create and/or update multi-vendor firewall and switch configurations for new devices or network expansions
  • Research, recommend, and evaluate network performance, optimization, and security solutions. 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum four (4) years of system administration of a Microsoft domain or VMware environment.  Additional 2 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Security+ certification required. 
  • Ability to identify issues and research fixes
  • Knowledge of DISA STIGs and how to implement hardening to network devices i.e. Routers, L3/L2 switches, Cisco ASAs, firewalls
  • Knowledge and experience with setting up Domains, Active Directory, DNS, GPOs, DHCP, Radius.
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new IT technologies
  • Be able to obtain a passport and visa to travel internationally based on rotational schedule.
  • Able to work long, irregular hours in hardship and hazardous locations when OCONUS.
  • Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course which requires successful deployment physical, immunizations, and training.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Must have active Secret clearance within 30 days of formal acceptance and the ability to maintain.

Preferred Qualifications

List additional skills and experience that is “nice to have” but not required. 

  • Certifications: Cisco , Microsoft  or VMware Certified Professional for vSphere

External Referral Bonus:

-

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Travel:

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Requisition Category:

Job Family:

Field Operations

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com.

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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