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Job #: R-00041059
Location: Bowie, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking Network Engineer/Architect to work in our Bowie, MD office.

The candidate will be part of a small IT and engineering team responsible for the design, deployment, maintenance, configuration management, monitoring, and trouble shooting of an expanding infrastructure supporting a multi-platform, multi-site, high availability, secure, real time network. The work to be performed will require that the candidate be able to work comfortably at several levels of support from resolving user problems, through acquisition of equipment, software, and services from commercial vendors, to providing guidance and recommendations to management for strategic planning purposes. 

Assignments will often be self-initiated requiring independent judgement in balancing of resources, schedules, work hours, as well as travel to regional sites to obtain results. Work will require ability to carry and move network equipment, PC workstations and peripherals, and ancillary equipment.

Key duties/responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Day to day operational support of the network, including monitoring infrastructure operations and performance, identifying potential problems, and resolving network incidents
Infrastructure integration and detailed follow-through from high-level design plans and objectives, through acquisition and installation.
Identifying, documenting, and tracking infrastructure physical and logical configuration.
Troubleshooting network systems when necessary and coordinate making improvements to the network
Providing status accounting and change management of infrastructure.
Interfacing and managing vendor interactions for hardware and services provided.
Providing “help desk” support to interact with users to help resolve problems with infrastructure operation, performance, or maintenance. 
Developing and documenting utility programs or scripts to facilitate infrastructure monitoring.
Preparing briefings, presentations and documentation for management or customers.

Skills

The applicant should have demonstrable skills in the following:

Implementing and managing networked classified computer systems in compliance with DoD security guidelines.
Network LAN/WAN/VLAN design and implementation
TCP/IP based services (DNS, DHCP, FTP, HTTP, HTTPS), IPSec protocols, and IP addressing and routing.
Firewall configuration and security policies involving objects, rules, NATs, etc.
PIXIE boot configuration and administration.
Key administration and distribution for encryption devices (KGs)
Cisco network router and switch configuration and management.
Network and server monitoring using Wireshark
Utility program development using BASH scripts.
Documentation and presentation of technical material.
STIGS
IOS patch management
Automating configuration management and auditing of networks.
Design, acquisition, integration and test of T1, Ethernet, and CAN. 
Procurement of computer and network equipment and services.
Development and documentation of interface design specification.
Red Hat Enterprise and CentOS Linux configuration and administration for secure applications.
Windows server and workstation configuration and administration for secure applications.
Microsoft IE, Windows Office products, SharePoint, Exchange, and Visio.

Qualifications

Education:

Degree in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related technical fields

3 years of IT network work experience

Certifications Requirements:

Comp TIA Network+

CCNA  

Security Clearance 

SECRET clearance with a current background investigation
 

LInC

Electronic Warfare

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

  

About Leidos

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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