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Job #: R-00047447
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Opportunity Description:

The DHS Core Data Requirements program provides for all the telecommunications needs for DHS Headquarters and includes HQ, ICE, CISA, and S&T. This includes Wide Area Network circuits, Metropolitan Area Network circuits, and Local Area Networks as well as associated edge equipment. The main DHS telecom network, currently known as OneNet, will be subsumed by this new award under the new GSA EIS IDIQ. The work is comprised of providing 24x7x365 monitoring of the DHS LAN-A environment, all LAN-A engineering/modernization and Operations and Sustainment work within the DC Metro area. Generally all of the work will be at Government locations.

Program info for job requisitions:

Leidos will be providing the engineering and O&M for DHS’ primary Local Area Network (LAN). This primary network is referred to as A-LAN, which is the DHS primary Sensitive But Unclassified network. Besides A-LAN, there are two additional distinct network environments, HSDN (Classified Secret Network) and C-LAN (Classified TS/SCI network).

The program will also include a multi-year network modernization, which over the life of the program will incrementally improve network availability, resiliency and bandwidth.

Work Locations:

  • Leidos will be providing support to multiple DHS, ICE, CISA, and S&T locations in the Washington, DC; Arlington, VA; and Alexandria, VA areas

  • Additional locations most likely will be added during the life of the contract

  • There may be requirements to provide some support from Oakton, VA

Primary Responsibilities

Position 6-Engineering Support: This role provides the design and / or configuration of the network systems in accordance of the network design as approved by the customer. Update network operations manual and associated work instructions as needed and as directed by the customer. Responsible for assessing the functionality of the network devices in accordance with the network design. Responds to connectivity issues and acts as the technical escalation point for all support and service restoration issues.

Basic Qualifications

  • Successful candidate must be able to obtain a DHS EOD (Entry on Duty) clearance and work both at a central monitoring location and travel to multiple government locations in the metro DC area.

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of experience, additional years of relevant experience may be substituted for degree.

  • 2 – 3 years of network architecture and deployment experience.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, & SharePoint)

  • Strong oral, written, interpersonal and organizational skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • A current TS-SCI clearance or ability to obtain one

  • In-depth knowledge of the DHS LAN-A environment and associate contract services.

  • Familiarity with system monitoring and management applications such as SolarWinds and ServiceNow

  • Network+

  • Security+

  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

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Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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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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