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Job #: R-00032084
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions - Defense Group is hiring a Senior NetApp Storage Specialist Specialist to join our team in an effort to support efforts with our United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) customer.  The position will provide technical leadership and senior level expertise to our Storage Operations team to assist in supporting high profile projects that require NetApp support, troubleshooting critical system issues, and diagnosing and resolving NetApp performance issues.  Support will include subject matter expertise in NetApp for the planning, implementation, and migration of IT storage solutions. 

This role is 100% telework with requirement to travel up to 25% within the U.S. DOD Secret Clearance is required.

Primary Responsibilities
•    Develop and oversee the execution of technical plans to integrate NetApp solutions into the USACE networks.
•    Provide multi-tiered Enterprise storage design, implementation, and migration support for a large, geographically dispersed environment.
•     Serve as the technical liaison between the Government customer, Engineering, and Operations teams on all issues related to select NetApp projects.
•    Build and maintain positive relationships within the client organization.
•    Review technical designs and plans for issues and provide recommendations / implement to improve the technical outcomes of the project
•    Provide senior level technical expertise and direction to the Operations team regarding NetApp storage operations and projects.
•    Build, configure, and / or upgrade new and existing system components in accordance with USACE approved functional design requirements
•    Test and validate system functionality
•    Fully document technical solutions to include, logical and physical system diagrams, data flow diagrams, test plans, and as-built diagrams.
•    Work with the Engineering and Operations teams to successfully implement NetApp solutions.
•    Support troubleshooting of critical, high priority / high visibility NetApp issues with USACE storage implementations.
•    Assess storage performance and provide solutions to optimize services delivered to USACE end users.

Basic Qualifications
•    BA/BS Degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6-10 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience may be considered in lieu of degree
•    Must hold active Secret Clearance. NOTE: Those with ability to obtain DoD Secret Clearance may be considered for processing, but those with active clearance will be given priority preference.
•    5 or more years of experience with NetApp storage administration in a large, multi-site environment.

•    Must hold current DOD 8570 IAT II Certification (Security+ or equivalent certification)
•    Demonstrated experience designing and implementing NetApp implementations
•    Expert level knowledge and experience of storage replication and mirroring, like Data Ontap, applications layer technologies (Snapmirror, Snapvault, SnapRestore, and SnapDrive)
•    Expert level knowledge and experience with NetApp Data Ontap Cluster Mode operating system.
•    Working knowledge of LAN and WAN environments
•    Demonstrated capacity planning and performance analysis capabilities
•    Experience with SAN implementations and related technologies such as ISCSI, FC, CIFS, and FNS protocols and disk management concepts such as RAID groups, aggregates and LUNs
•    Proven NetApp Certified Data Administrator or NetApp Certified Support Engineer

Preferred Qualifications
•    Experience with NetApp cloud solutions (e.g. Cloud Volumes OnTap, NetApp Cloud Data Services)
•    Experience in storage migrations
•    Experience automating storage provisioning
•    Experience with Hitachi storage solutions
•    Network Certifications (CCNA, CCNP, etc…)
•    ITIL certification


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% 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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