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Job #: R-00042466
Location: Undisclosed, Kabul Afghanistan
Category: Field Operations
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 100% of the time
Shift: 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Quick Reaction Capability Airborne Intelligence Surveillance and Reconnaissance (QRC AISR) Division currently has an opening for an Information Technologist supporting an OCONUS-based manned ISR program. Leidos is the Lead Systems Integrator for manned aircraft providing imagery and multi-source data for both real-time and post mission analysis. The Information Technologist will ensure efficient and smooth operation of IT systems in support of multiple deployed platforms in support of aerial surveillance platforms. He/she will also be responsible for designing, configuring, and maintaining the information system.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Will function as the initial point of contact for troubleshooting network applications and hardware and software PC and printer problems

  • Will communicate effectively with internal team members, external customers and other government entities to communicate preventative measures, status, updates on risks and schedules

  • Create documentation on new or existing technologies, how to implement updates and/or enclave expansions in order to improve user experience and network performance

  • Create and/or update multi-vendor firewall and switch configurations for new devices or network expansions

  • Research, recommend, and evaluate network performance, optimization, and security solutions. 

  • Stage devices (phones and computers) in preparation for deploying them to the users. Staging will include: Install OS, Rename computer, Join Domain, Install software as needed.

  • Will navigate through Active Directory in order to troubleshoot user and computer issues.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and minimum of two (2) years of relevant prior experience; additional  years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • Two (2) years of system administration of a Microsoft domain or VMware environment

  • Be 8570 Compliant within 60 days of hire date 

  • Knowledge and experience of DISA STIGs,Domains, Active Directory, DNS, GPOs, DHCP.

  • Ability to identify issues and research fixes

  • Be able to obtain a passport and visa to travel internationally based on rotational schedule and willing to work long, irregular hours in hardship and hazardous locations when OCONUS

  • Must be able to successfully accomplish the CONUS Replacement Center course which requires successful deployment physical, immunizations, and training

  • Must have active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certifications: Comptia, Cisco , Microsoft  or VMware Certified Professional for vSphere

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External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 100% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

12 Hour Shift Pattern

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Field Operations

  

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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