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Job #: R-00048356
Location: Tampa, FL
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has a career opening for a NetOps Engineer Journeyman at MacDill AFB, FL.
Supports the Joint Communications Support Element (JCSE), Joint Network Operations Center (JNOC) providing Tier II support for routing and switching, configuring and troubleshooting IGP [ex. RIP, OSPF, EIGRP, IS-IS], EGP [ex. eBGP], and MPLS on an enterprise network.  Ensures proper routing configurations are applied in accordance with the enterprise network baseline for supporting the LAN, WAN, CAN, SAN, and data center.

  • Provide monitoring, incident management, problem resolution, control, troubleshooting, and reporting on the enterprise infrastructure.

  • Provide input or updates as requested/required by JCSE in developing operational configuration manuals and other operational documentation in support of Headquarters, JNOC and deployed package operations.

  • Assist in developing TTPs/SOP documentation to support JNOC daily operations.  Document lessons learned that will be part of JNOC repository to aide with future mission support or troubleshooting.  

  • Maintain Master Station Log (MSL) and ticketing systems to include knowledge management, documenting mission support and troubleshooting on the enterprise network.

  • Within 24 hour notice, be prepared to maintain 24x7x365 Tier 2 support functions during Continuity of Operations (COOP) requiring JNOC responsibilities to be relocated within CONUS or OCONUS.  Provide input into the COOP plan to ensure operational success within the government’s defined limitation/constraints.

  • Participate in the Watch Officer shift change.  Provide amplifying details on actions taken during previous shift, as well as, on-going actions, and actions that are scheduled to take place during the on-coming watch. 

  • Immediately report all outages impacting a customer more than 15 minutes to the Watch Officer.  

  • Perform NetOps functions IAW operational mission priorities as defined by operational mission package or government specified priority.  If conflicting priorities exist the government specified priority takes precedence.  

  • Escalate any unresolved incidents or troubleshooting efforts exceeding two hours to the Watch Officer for potential Tier 3 support.  

  • Immediately report any related Commander’s Critical Information Requirements (CCIR) or Serious Incident Report (SIR) related to the managed enterprise to the Watch Officer.


  • CCNA Routing & Switching 

  • High School diploma and 5+ yrs of relevant experience 

  • DoD 8570, IAT Level II (SEC+ or equivalent) Certification.

  • Minimum Secret clearance prior to start. 


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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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