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Job #: R-00055865
Location: Yokosuka, 14
Category: Systems Engineering
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:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for an Network Technical Support Lead to support efforts for the OCONUS Enterprise Network (ONE-Net) portion of the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract located in Yokosuka, Japan.

The Network Technical Support Lead will assist the Government Lead in the daily engineering duties on systems to install, configure, and operate enterprise systems management, infrastructure tools systems, and related software.

SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy; inclusive of cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a team of Systems Administrators, IT Specialists, Network Administrators, and Network Operations Specialists to manage and monitor Tier II Network and Server Operations (NASO) within the Yokosuka Theatre Network Support Center (TNOSC) Far East.
  • Ensure Enterprise applications are properly monitored for performance and availability. Operate, service, trouble shoot, and administer Active Directory (AD) accounts, Exchange, Active Directory Application Mode (ADAM), and the Global Address List (GAL).
  • Design near real time full spectrum situational awareness of IT services and infrastructure to include configuration of components, systems, services, and incidents to support vulnerability analyses. Deliver Navy/Marine Corps NetOps control and visibility via electronic network management systems and Command and Control (C2) facilities.
  • Facilitate the Government’s exercise of network operational control over critical services and infrastructure in support of DON statutory and war fighting responsibilities. 
  • Utilize standard Active Directory (AD) services plus the availability to use Windows Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP) services for all physical and virtual application servers, network devices, and appliances. Design solutions to remove any associated software or packaged applications from the Enterprise Service Desk (ESD) system and any associated objects from AD for applications removed from the Navy/Marine Corps Management Domain. 
  • Perform Disaster Recovery. Design monitoring and management of enterprise core services, including email and file share.
  • Perform Rights Management Services for administrators, users and groups. 
  • Perform tasks associated with application networking ports and protocols, IA, routing and LAN.
  • Initiate security updates in accordance with Government procedures for directory services. 
  • Perform system integration with Host Based Security System (HBSS) and Structured Query Language (SQL) 2008 r2/SQL 2012 and installation on various server hardware.
  • Assist in the integration of ONE-Net engineering efforts conducted in the region.
  • Perform system and database administration to ensure optimal network performance, maintain the network security posture, and minimize customer service interruptions.
  • Provide network operational support, SME support on new technology, and engineering/implementation support for new solutions.

Basic Qualifications

  • College degree (B.S.) in Information Technology, Information Assurance, Computer Science, Information Management Systems, or a related discipline
  • 10 years of experience in the Information Technology field
  • DoD 8570 IAT III Certification
  • Experience with International Business Machines (IBM) Endpoint Management (BIGFIX), and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007/12 design, configuration and integration. 
  • Experience with Windows 2008 R2/2012 R2 Platforms solutions.
  • Experience with Windows PowerShell scripting.
  • Possess at least one OS certification (MTA, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, MDAA etc.)
  • US Citizenship and a DoD Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • CCNA or higher level network certification
  • MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure or MCSE: Core Infrastructure Certification
  • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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 40,000 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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