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Job #: R-00026925
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos currently has an opening for an Information Technology Engineer to work primarily at our Chantilly, VA office. The candidate is responsible for the efficient and smooth operation of IT systems in support of local and multiple deployed platforms. The candidate will be responsible for engineering, configuring, and maintaining the information system.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Engineer, monitor, manage, and troubleshoot internal and external networks to include encryptors and firewalls.
  • Engineer, monitor, and manage a storage appliance and ability to help troubleshoot issues with phone support
  • Research, implement, monitor, manage, patch, and troubleshoot various Microsoft products.
  • Research, implement, and troubleshoot active directory, group policy, and DNS.
  • Monitor and run pre-made queries in various types of databases.
  • Research, test, and update software to fix vulnerabilities, bugs, and user issues.
  • Review logs and vulnerabilities, identify potential issues, and engineer solutions to remediate or mitigate these issues
  • Support remote teams on subjects such as networking, operating systems, data storage.
  • Travel to sites to correct problems and implement solutions that can not be done remotely from Chantilly.
  • Effectively communicate hardware and software issues with end user’s and customers.
  • Create documentation on new technologies, how to implement updates and/or enclave expansions.

     Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4 years engineering experience in one of these areas: Networking, VMware, or Microsoft servers.  Additional 4 years of experience may be used in lieu of a degree
  • Security+ must be obtained within the first 6 months of employment.
  • Ability to identify issues and research fixes
  • Knowledge of DISA STIGs and how to implement hardening to various technologies
  • Strong desire to grow and learn new technologies
  • Be willing to relocate to Chantilly, VA
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must possess a TS/SCI security clearance

    Preferred Qualifications:

Professional certifications i.e. Cisco, VMware, Microsoft


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Systems Engineering


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

Pay and Benefits

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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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