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Job #: R-00055176
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group Modeling Simulation & Training Division has several openings for Computer Network Support (all levels) for a new program in Huntsville, Al.  This position will support a new program award in support of the US Army providing full life cycle M&S and Live / Virtual / Constructive Training engineering development and sustainment.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, design, and evaluate various components of the network
  • Provide specifications for network architecture
  • Evaluate and recommend new technologies to enhance current capabilities
  • Perform needs assessments
  • Manage the routing/switching for an enterprise cross domain service, and related lab environment
  • Manage the firewalls for an enterprise cross domain service, and related lab environment
  • Manage the load balancers for an enterprise cross domain service, and related lab environment
  • Act as the primary interface for the cross domain unit with other government network groups.  This includes coordinating routing and firewall rules outside our network domain.
  • Monitor the systems for possible system problems, analyze the problem for resolution paths, implement solutions, and or work with vendors to resolve issues
  • Respond and resolve incident tickets within priority response times
  • Analyze, test, troubleshoot, and evaluate existing network systems, such as local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system
  • Experience working on USG DoD networks in support of organizational mission
  • Perform network maintenance to ensure networks operate correctly with minimal interruption
  • Interface with and support Help desk team
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 - 10+ years of relevant experience, Master’s degree, or a PhD. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Active Secret level clearance Experience
  • Expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts
  • A solid technical knowledge and experience in engineering, configuring, and managing Cisco based switches, routers and Juniper firewalls in a WAN, LAN, or WLAN data center solution.
  • Knowledge or experience in engineering, configuring, or managing failover configurations of network components and load balancing components (F5 Network GTM, LTM, Big IP)
  • Current hands on network administration skills and network management experience.
  • Strong network troubleshooting skills to support implantation and modification of Linux and Windows servers and applications servers supporting customer services
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities. The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team at times to solve a variety of network solutions and technology implementations
  • Must be a self-starter and can work independently with minimum direction.
  • Must be able to coordinate with contractor management and Government personnel to identify and resolve issues with clearly defined solutions that satisfy Government and customer requirements.
  • Ability to lead and manage a small network team and follow change management process including creating required change management documentation.
  • Technical writing & documentation skills/drawings (MS Visio, Word, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security + Certification
  • Experience with integration of network devices and services in remote datacenters and enterprise networks
  • Experience in designing, improving, and documenting network architecture and configuration for future growth/hardware
  • Knowledge or experience configuring application gateways
  • Knowledge of advanced networking and security disciplines to support insertion of newer technologies e.g. network virtualization
  • Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: virtualized environments including virtual switching, DNS, LDAP, Active Directory, log archive.
  • Use of standard project management techniques to include AGILE and standard project management methodologies

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

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 39,000 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 www.Leidos.com.

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