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Job #: R-00055460
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Ranked first in Government IT and systems integration, Leidos brings decades of experience leading large-scale mission-critical network IT programs. We’re looking for visionaries and enablers to help us deliver game changing results. 

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates in a proposal effort to join our Engineering and Technical Support team, who will manage enterprise operations and deliver IT architecture modernization in support of the Department of the Navy. If awarded to Leidos, positions would be available in the Washington, DC Metro area and other locations across the US and abroad. 

We offer competitive compensation, retirement and paid leave packages, health and wellness programs, career development trainings and certifications, income protection, employee stock purchase plans, and family benefits. 

We are looking for top talented individuals with expertise and experience in:

Network Management/Administrator

Primary Responsibilities

Network management includes building, installing, operating, maintaining and managing ONI networks to allow 24 x 7 uninterrupted service to users located in the NMIC facility, Naval Support Facility-Arlington (NSF-A), Pentagon/N2 and the Disaster Recovery/Continuity of Operations (DR/COOP) sites. Although there are users at sites other than the NMIC facility, all work supporting network management will occur in the NMIC facility. Supported networks operate primarily on Cisco and Gigabit Ethernet technology. These networks support voice over internet (VOIP), secure and non-secure telephony, cable television (CATV), approximately 350 servers, and approximately 4700 workstations. ONI networks include the following: multiple SCI and virtual private networks, private enclaves on Secret Internet Protocol Router Network (SIPRNet), Non-secure Internet Protocol Router Network (NIPRNet), and unique mission oriented local area networks (LAN). 

Responsibilities include the following:

  • Build, install, configure, operate, maintain and manage ONI networks.

  • Install, configure, and maintain network cabling; move or add cabling; troubleshoot cable plant problems; configure, install and troubleshoot network switches; and maintain cable and network documentation and drawings.

  • Operate, maintain and manage ONI networks, providing continuous cable plant auditing, taking action to prevent degraded performance, identifying network slow-downs, determining their causes and taking action to resolve them when they occur.

  • Take action to prevent outages and provide troubleshooting and problem resolution when outages occur.

  • Perform network configuration management and associated documentation for established and newly installed networks and insure the data in the network CM database is accurate and up to date.

  • Provide logistic support, tracking and managing network consumables inventory, advising the Government when items need to be ordered, and process failed components for return to the manufacturer.

  • Follow Government Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), shall insure all work is in compliance with ONI standard operating procedures and applicable standards, and is in compliance with Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), and Department of Navy applicable information assurance and security policies, bulletins, and guides.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Diploma with 5 or more years of network administration experience; and 5 or more years of network management systems administration (e.g Extahop, Solarwinds, EM7, HP Openview, etc).

  • Must have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance.

  • IAT Level Certifications; at least one of the following: CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or Security+.


External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


Yes, 10% of the time

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Network Administration and Ops

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COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 

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, 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

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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