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Job #: R-00023854-OTHLOC-PL-2D0039
Location: Alexandria, VA
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Network Engineering Manager to manage and direct network architecture, design, and Tier 3 support services for a U.S. Government organization with a broad geographical footprint and complex service delivery requirements.  The successful candidate will bring significant experience in network design, engineering, and administration.
This position is based in Kearneysville, WV. Must be U.S. citizen and possess an active Secret clearance.

Basic Quals

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering or related field
  • 8+ years’ experience in network design and operations
  • 3+ years of experience supervising or leading network engineering teams
  • Experience supporting a classified network
  • Experience delivering major enhancements and upgrades to large, complex enterprise networks comprising hundreds of sites
  • Experience configuring/maintaining routers/switches/firewalls
  • Experience in cybersecurity and privacy principles used to manage risks related to the use, processing, storage, and transmission of information or data.
  • Experience configuring and operating network monitoring tools such as SolarWinds, OpenNMS, and PRTG
  • Experience in automatic network asset and topology discovery
  • Working knowledge of defense-in-depth principles, network/HW/SW security architecture, network topology, IT device integrity, and common security elements
  • Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and best practices
  • Experienced and adept at developing and maintaining technical documents, analyses, and reports.
  • Experience presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Quals

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, IT,  engineering, or related field
  • Ability to obtain a TS clearance, if required
  • DoD 8570 IAT/IAM III Certifications such as CAP, CASP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GCED, GCIH, or GSLC
  • Extensive experience with DoD SBU and classified networks
  • Experience with software-defined networking
  • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation certification
  • One or more ITIL v3 Intermediate certifications, preferably including Service Strategy and Service Design
  • Experience designing and managing voice, video, and wireless services
  • Experience evaluating, implementing and supporting network security monitoring tools
  • Experience with enterprises that span Windows, LINUX and cloud technologies
  • Networking certifications such as CCIE, CCNP, Juniper Networks Certified Enterprise Routing and Switching-Professional
  • Working knowledge of NIST SP 800-37

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Network Administration and Ops


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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