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Job #: R-00031285
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is hiring an energetic, motivated, innovative individual to be a part of our sub contract team supporting Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Health Care Integrated General Accounting Ledger System (HIGLAS) in Windsor Mill/Baltimore, MD with periodic travel to Culpeper VA data center.

This is a hands on network admin team lead position.

Primary focus will be on, handling internal projects for operations, driving time-sensitive initiatives, supports ITIL service area activities (problem management, incident management, service request fulfillment, etc.) and driving specific tasks to a successful conclusion, operations management, configuration/change management oversight, service level agreements (SLA). Along with a vision to use tools and analytics in areas like Service Now to improve signal to noise ratios and prioritization across the team.

The individual will develop and enforce standard operating procedures (SOP’s) in a matrixed organization supporting the prime contractor and CMS. Along with a demonstrated ability to manage a team composed of Network & Firewall Administrators.

• Experience with Cisco technologies with recent experience in Cisco ACI

• Experience with F5 Load balancers

• Experience with physical connection/access to data center hardware via console serial for router/switches & using a crash cart to connect to servers

• Experience with rack/stack gear, running copper/fiber cables

• Experience with using ticketing/change management systems like ServiceNow

• Experience in following strict change control and guiding others in following it too


BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 – 10 years of prior relevant experience.  Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

- - Management and supervision of employees of various labor categories and skills in a complex, medium to large IT Infrastructure program, preferably for the US Government.

 - Oral and written communication for change procedures, and management updates 

 - Managing performance metric contracts that must conform to SLAs.

-  Available/willing to obtain a Public Trust security clearance for CMS

Desired skills

Technology: Prior experience with OSI Layers, Security, Storage, VMWare, System/Network Admin

Tools: Share Point, Skype, Slack, Service Now, Wiki’s, MS Project

Certifications: Cloud, Cisco CCNP CCIE , ITIL, PMP

Industry: HHS, CMS, SSA, NIH, FDA or similar Federal Agency

Continuing Learner: Aware of industry changes, through associations, journals, media consumption etc.

Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


Job Family:

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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