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Job #: R-00052993
Location: Juffair
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has openings for a Network Engineer for JRSS in Bahrain.

Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) is partnering with the U.S. Army and Air Force to fundamentally change the way the Department of Defense (DoD) secures and protects its information networks by deploying Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS). Joint Regional Security Stacks (JRSS) are designed for security of the network to be centralized into regional architectures instead of locally distributed architectures at each military base, post, camp or station. 

•    Performing planned ASIs and routine network maintenance in adherence with DISA Change Management process.
•    Working with DISA mission partners and DISA customers for the resolution of network based issues.
•    Functioning as a liaison to DISA Watch Officers and DISA manager for updates and status of high priority trouble tickets and ASIs.
•    Processing and resolving escalated trouble tickets from Tier I in accordance with GSM-O SLA and ALP metrics.
•    Escalating unresolved issues to Tier III.
•    Maintaining network connectivity in a community based BGP architecture that leans heavily on VRF technologies and mBGP. 
•    Maintenance and troubleshooting network protocols, specifically BGP, OSPF, EIGRP, IPSEC, DMVPN, and HSRP.
•    Maintenance of routing protocols including EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, and implementation of access control lists in different environments.
•    Routing and switching (VPN, VRF, VLAN, BGP, and HSRP).
•    Maintaining performance, availability, and security of the JRSS network architecture.
•    Analysis of network and telecommunications alarms to identify potential issues.
•    Identification and documentation of network incidents, changes, and solutions, in accordance with the ITSM framework.
•    Troubleshooting and maintenance of network devices such as firewalls, routers, and security sensors to optimize performance and ensure the desired security posture is maintained in accordance with STIG guidelines.

•    Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline with 4-8 years of overall related experience. Specific experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
•    Must hold DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 baseline certification (Security+ CE, CISSP, or equivalent) prior to start date.
•Currently possess an active Secret security clearance.

•    Hands-on expertise with the following technologies: WAN IP routing protocols, IPsec, traffic shaping, firewalls (e.g. Cisco ASA, Palo Alto, Juniper), IPS/IDS systems, load balancers, and/or WAN traffic acceleration.
•    Proven expertise with networking protocols to include IPsec, HSRP, BGP, OSPF, 802.11, and QoS.
•    Proven technical hands-on experience working in an enterprise environment (static routes, VRFs, route maps, redistribution).
•    Proven experience conducting the following: performance management, fault management, Local Area Network (LAN) maintenance.
•    Ability to perform on-call duties as required for the program.


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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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021.  For more information, visit

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