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Job #: R-00027200
Location: Stuttgart
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Virtual Infrastructure Systems Engineer to support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, located OCONUS in Stuttgart, Germany.  This role supports the US AFRICOM mission and is required to travel OCONUS. You must hold an active DOD Secret Clearance

In this role, you will be responsible for:
•    Performing data center infrastructure network engineering and design on a geographically dispersed enterprise network. 
•    Providing engineering efforts in the lifecycle of projects to include documentation, design, build, integrate, transition, implementation, test, and training for transitioned to IT Operations Management. 
•    Analyzing and providing recommendations for hardware and software life cycle and standardization for the enterprise and recommend best-practice solutions for datacenter and virtual infrastructure technologies.
•    Communicating clearly and succinctly, both written and orally.
•    Presenting products, solutions and ideas in a business-like manner and interfacing with customers, client managers and system users.
•    Demonstrating experience and a strong engineering background in design, implementation and migration of Data Center technologies to include Cisco NEXUS products, Cisco UCS, Cisco UCS Manager, Fabric Interconnects, NETAPP storage solutions/ SAN configurations, FCOE, VMWARE, ESXi, SNAP mirroring

•    Demonstrating familiarity with private cloud virtualization and virtual networks in VMWare environments using hyperflex solutions to support Citrix VDI environments would be desirable.

•    Working in a dynamic, fast paced environment that requires team interaction and coordination efforts including remote site support and/or travel to customer servers and sites as required.

Required Qualifications:
Active DOD Secret Clearance and be able to obtain a Top Secret/SCI Clearance
BA/BS + 5 years, AA/AS +7 years, a major cert + 7 years or 11 years of recent specialized experience
Professional certification that meets or exceeds DoD 8570 IAT III CompTIA CASP + (IAT Level III or greater)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer (MCSE)
VMWare Certified Professional (VPC)
Cisco Data Center Certification (CCNA,CCNP)
NETAPP Certification
Must be willing/able to work OCONUS
Effective communications throughout all levels of operational command
Ability to document system process and architecture
Knowledge of following and implementation of DISA STIG requirements
TESA eligibility

Preferred Qualifications:
ITIL v3 – Foundation
CCIE Data Center
Deploying Cisco ACI and HCI solutions
Software Defined Networking
Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files
Experience with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Exchange, Active Directory, and SharePoint
Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
Experience with DoD IT security requirements
Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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

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