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Job #: R-00040635
Location: McLean, VA
Category: Administrative
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Global Network Operations Network (GNOC) Administrative Assistant to join our program team supporting a government customer in a highly complex, information technology environment.  This individual will work directly with the GNOC Functional Lead and other matrixed leaders supporting a team of Tier I/II/III personnel for a 24/7/365 network operation on customer site. Multi-tasking and strong organizational skills along with a contagious great attitude are a must. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provides high-level administrative support by conducting research, handling information requests, and performing other functions such as managing calendars, scheduling and meeting logistics.
  • This person will serve as the liaison between functional groups and must have and continue to gain knowledge about each group and its members using this insight to implement mutually agreeable and successful engagement.
  • Mature, professional etiquette, independent thinking and decision-making is required.
  • Assist with Inventory Management and IT Acquisition support providing assistance and direction to inventory management and acquisition support by offering existing and gained knowledge of product collection and tracking. S/he will work with owners to guide the best method in collecting, recording and logging components and locations.
  • As a functional liaison, the resource will need to volley between the needs, requirements and demands of all clients ensuring all interests, concurring or conflicting, are suitably managed and equally met.
  • Work at various organizational levels to gather information and prepare official reports. The individual will need to exercise her/his own judgement and assessment of structural and substantive information in reading required documentation for final review and issuance.
  • Assists with the execution of management reviews, meetings, and communications, developing materials and media suitable for delivery with available communication platforms
  • Responsible for the preparation, maintenance and control of electronic or paper records. The resource liaison will apply her/his knowledge and judgement to capture and maintain critical records and must be proactive in determining and executing needed changes and controls.
  • Additional duties may include fielding telephone calls, receiving and directing visitors, and other special projects as assigned.
  • Providing suggestions on process improvements to make the team more effective. As a component liaison, the selected employee will be called on to provide thoughts and recommendations on best and most efficient and effective next steps based on her/his past experience and presently gained insight into the set-up and process of other components and teams.
  • Relevant experience providing administrative support to a technical program and the management personnel associated with it.
  • Ability to absorb and work successfully with details in an independent manner.
  • Expert Proficiency with Outlook, SharePoint, Microsoft Word, Excel, OneNote, PowerPoint
  • Must demonstrate passion and enthusiasm for the overall customer experience (internal & external).
  • The talent must have experience and a level of expertise supporting a technical program both through and across the technical subject matter experts and the management team. In this liaison role, the resource will utilize her/his own judgement and understanding of structure and process, as well as substantive content in assisting and fully supporting the project.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Candidate must have a total of 7 years of applicable experience. The experience can be a combination of degree and work history. This can be a High School degree and 7 years of work history OR an Associate’s and 5 years, a Bachelors’ and 3 years, a Masters and 1 years or a PhD and 0 years of work history.
  • TS/SCI with Poly
  • This position requires ability to satisfy a government administered high-risk screening.

Preferred Qualifications

  •  PMP, ITIL
  • Direct experience with the creation and presentation of Technical Reports and Presentations

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



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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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