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The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and customer-oriented Network Administrator who will be responsible for keeping the defense research and engineering network (DREN) at the C5ISR prototype and integration facility operational for all users. This role includes managing user accounts, resolving help tickets, and performing system upgrades and patches. The Network Administrator will directly engage with government and contractor users and teams at the C5ISR Center headquarters level.
Manage the day-to-day operations of the defense research and engineering network (DREN) to ensure optimum system performance and minimize system outages.
Create new and manage existing user accounts
Test, validate, and implement all upgrades, patches and migrations.
Manage and resolve all user trouble tickets
Work with the C5ISR Center headquarters team to maintain awareness of all policies that may impact security, and operability.
BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related scientific / technical discipline with 4-8 years of experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree
CompTIA Security+ Certification
Capable of performing network engineering functions, to include conceptualization, design, implementation and optimization
Experienced in assessing evolving user needs and translating those needs into network changes through network reconfiguration, hardware and software acquisitions, installation and test.
Knowledgeable in the application of current and emerging network software and hardware technology and protocols.
Active Secret Clearance. Due to contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.
Systems administrative experience with troubleshooting performance
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
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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