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Job #: R-00025602
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group is seeking a Tier3 Network Administrator with the Corp Leidos Network Operations team. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the Leidos Network Infrastructure,  support BU activities,  and be a team leader.  The applicant will be working with a team that uses processes defined by Engineering as well as our vendors.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Using the tools available to Networking we endeavor to be as proactive with our management of the network.
  • Reviewing reports that help with capacity planning or switch ports.
  • Reviewing reports that help with capacity planning of our carrier connections.
  • Reviewing reports that show repeat network or hardware errors and addressing before the condition becomes customer impacting.
  • Addressing break fix / reactive troubles within a the time allotted per our SLA.
  • Perform audits of management tools to ensure hardware has been recorded accurately.
  • Perform audits of management tools to ensure copies of configurations are being properly recorded.
  • Provide support for documentation surrounding outages as well as other break fix events where an understanding and remediation of the event is processed.
  • Providing leadership and training to the lower tiers in the team.
  • Create Standard Operation Procedures (SOPs) and improvement plans for the team.
  • Conduct Baseline Configuration Audits (BCAs) prior to each test events.
  • Ensure all changes to the process methods and processes are properly approved, communicated.
  • Facilitate and distribute meeting minutes for Engineering Change Review Board (ECRB) as required.
  • Participate in Technical Review Boards (TRBs) as required.
  • Conduct analysis of hardware vulnerabilities as reported by CIS and work with engineering to remediate

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience in Network Management. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrable experience with leading a technical team while working with leadership and engineering to provide new solutions that support company objectives.
  • Ability to collaborate well with stakeholders (work closely with the stakeholders).
  • Desire to work in a high business tempo environment that spans many LAN/WAN technology disciplines.
  • US Citizenship is required due to federal contracts related to this role
  • Strong Cisco switching configuration skills
  • Strong Cisco Nexus skills
  • Strong Cisco VPN / VRF skills
  • Strong F5 BIG-IP, F5 Portal, or F5 Load Balancing (VIP) skills
  • Strong Aruba or Cisco WiFi skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • CCNP or equivalent desired

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Network Administration and Ops

About 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

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