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Job #: R-00041545
Location: Shaw Air Force Base, SC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.  
The Leidos Army Intelligence information technology Environment Support (ARIES) program, which is part of the Leidos Defense group, is looking for a Network Administrator to work at Shaw Air Force Base, SC.  The ARIES G2 Army MI Enterprise provides IT repair, maintenance, operations, logistics, and engineering services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of Army Military Intelligence Enterprise IT Systems as well as network administration support for an organization comprised mostly of a Microsoft Enterprise software environment residing on multiple networks.
The Network Administrator will be part of a dynamic team supporting US Army Central (ARCENT) G2 customers throughout the ARCENT’s area of responsibility.  

In this role, you will:

  • Troubleshoot network and connectivity issues with network devices on multiple LANs, and coordinate troubleshooting on Tier 0 WAN circuits to ensure mission critical operations continue across the AOR.
  • Assist G2 Systems Service Desk with Tier I & II troubleshooting.
  • Perform administration duties for multiple networks including routers, switches, encryption devices, and other related network equipment.  
  • Develop, propose, and implement network performance & security enhancements, changes, network extensions, and hardware & operating system upgrades. 
  • Install, configure, maintaining, and troubleshooting Cisco‐based local‐area networks using various encryption devices; document the network (such as with Visio)
  • Install, maintain, and/or repair network infrastructure (i.e., Panduit, conduit, and/or terminating CAT5/6 or fiber)
  • Advise government customers on COMSEC duties and serve as COMSEC custodian
  • Comment on system changes thru Configuration Control Boards (CCB) or similar.
  • Maintain required security posture on all network equipment in accordance with DoD and local command mandates and requirements, including updates, STIGs, IOS upgrades, and other basic network security requirements.
  • Participate in or lead special projects and day‐to‐day operations, including surging to alternate locations for customer requirements

Basic Qualifications
Security Clearance Requirement: Active TS SCI security clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 4+ years of experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.  
  • 8140 IAT II IA Baseline Certification, such as Security+|ce or CCNA: Security or higher level of either certification
  • Computing Environment certifications including CCNA: R&S or CCDA
  • Knowledge of LAN switching, including Virtual Local Area Networks (VLANs), VLAN Trunk Protocol (VTP), Port Security, Spanning Tree, and Layer 2 and 3 switching configurations.
  • Thorough understanding of Layer 3 routing protocols (EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, etc.) and best practices on implementation. 
  • Experience in installation, configuration, and maintaining encryption devices (KG‐175D, KG-250x, KG-175G, etc.) at network points of presence and to extend networks throughout the local and  regional areas, including management via GEM-X.
  • Thorough understanding of Cisco WAN, LAN, and Data Center design practices, technologies and implementations.
  • Experience with network based monitoring tools (Solarwinds, Whats up Gold, etc).
  • Experience configuring and troubleshooting Cisco VTC devices and VoIP phones.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred Computing Environment certs include: CCNP: R&S or CCDP
  • Understanding US DoD COMSEC rules, policies, and regulations
  • Experience on US military Intelligence networks and/or a service desk in SWA a huge plus

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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Requisition Category:


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

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