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Job #: R-00045015
Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Junior Network Engineer to join a high performing agile team using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodology to support a nationally significant and fast-paced cryptographic key management program. Program execution follows DEVOPS best practices and employs robust development, test and production environments. We are using Test Driven Development (TDD) and test automation tools alongside a full suite of team collaboration tools. Leidos is the prime contractor providing system engineering, development, test, integration and operational support. This new 5 year program is focused on injecting new technology and adding advanced capabilities while continuing to support an on-going mission and operational system.

Primary Responsibilities

The selected candidate will be responsible for supporting server/router/firewall configuration and security management of an environment that includes networking equipment from several different manufacturers, as well as Windows/Linux servers, databases, VMware and security hardware & software. The network includes local and geographically dispersed LAN enclaves connected by WAN links. The selected individual will be part of a team that builds, maintains, troubleshoots, and develops enhancements for a large, complex set of geographically disperse Information Technology (IT) systems. He/she will assist in planning and designing network components/configurations to ensure that resources (hardware/software) are in place to enable the team to monitor and manage the IT system infrastructure and processes and components related to these systems. He/she will support efforts to engineer solutions for expanding capacity, improving response time, and streamlining network operations throughout the internal and operational systems. He/she will monitor and analyze mission critical networks and servers, provide support to end-users, and manage and maintain security management and application performance optimization functions for various systems.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Providing network administration support for development, deployment, and problem identification.
  • Providing enterprise LAN support to ensure program and customer requirements are supported by the evolving LAN/WAN architecture.
  • Implementing IT enhancements to include configuring servers, clients, storage devices, and network components.
  • Identifying and correcting hardware and software issues on servers, clients, and networks.
  • Analyzing existing network and server configurations and developing and testing plans for network enhancements such as improving reliability and performance.
  • Performing system installs and upgrades for networks and/or servers.
  • Validating equipment and parts needed to support system upgrades.
  • Maintaining technical data such as rack elevations, installation instructions, and other as built designs.
  • Contributing to network or system CDRLs when necessary.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a related field and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Additional experience may be substituted for a Degree.
  • Must have experience providing analysis, root cause diagnosis, and trouble-shooting for routers and firewalls.
  • Must have experience with Linux and/or Windows and Cisco Systems.
  • Must have experience with various vendor networking products (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.).
  • Must have experience providing direct assistance to users.
  • Must possess strong analytic abilities and must be meticulous in their work.
  • Must possess excellent written and communication skills.
  • Must be committed to adopting and adhering to best practices including compliance with maintenance windows and change control procedures.
  • Must be a self-starter capable of working proficiently independently as well as within a team.
  • Must be able to support limited instances of providing after-hours support for network administration, operations, and maintenance problems
  • Must possess a clearance with a TS/SCI with Poly

Preferred Qualifications

  • KG-175 and/or KG250 configuration and deployment experience.
  • Solarwinds, or other similar network monitoring application, configuration and monitoring experience.
  • VMWare 6 or higher usage and network configuration experience.
  • Experience with any or all of the following vendor’s network technologies: Cisco Nexus, Cisco ASA, PaloAlto, Juniper, McAfee.

CONMD

careers.leidos.com/CONMD

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range:

  

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.

Pay and Benefits

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].

Commitment to Diversity

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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