Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Network Administrator/COMSEC Manager located in Djibouti, Africa.
Are you interested in continuing your career in CJTF HOA/AFRICOM in a mission focused environment? Leidos Defense Group has established upcoming positions throughout the European theater supporting multiple customers for the Department of Defense. We are looking for experienced, innovative and motivated IT Specialists to support enablement CJTF HOA/AFRICOM’s mission objectives.
Network Administrator ~
•Maintain, analyze, troubleshoot, repair and support switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, alarmed carrier devices, uninterruptable power supplies, and in-line network encryption devices, which deliver the Command’s network transport capabilities.
•Configure devices in accordance with security policies.
•Develop and maintains IP address schemes for all assigned networks, and annually review and update the Master IP Routing Schema.
•Troubleshoot and correct all detected or reported network faults or outages.
•Provide first line fault monitoring on the customers networks making best use of available network management tools; Identify, isolate and classify network faults identified either manually or via available network management tools.
•Receive, confirm, and classify network reported faults identified by customers or performance management tools.
•Possess and demonstrate knowledge in communications security for monitoring, operating and maintaining cryptographic devices.
•Work in dynamic fast paced environments that require team interaction and coordination of efforts.
•Operate, maintain, and manage the LAN infrastructure (e.g., switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, alarmed carrier devices, uninterruptible power supplies, in-line network encryption devices).
•Provide VIP fly-away comms support.
•Coordinate hardware and software system installation and ensures specifications are met.
•Create and maintain thorough documentation for all incident resolutions and troubleshooting instructions in the Knowledge Databases. Working with hardware and software vendors to verify timely product delivery and ensuring that new equipment is installed and ready to operate on schedule.
•Required OCONUS travel.
•Maintain multiple Secure Communication devices across the Enterprise
•Provide cryptographic support to customers across the Enterprise
•Maintain accurate accounting records
•Maintain current inventory of all Controlled Cryptographic Items (CCI) material; evaluate and monitor health and performance of the communications security services including hardware and management software
•Develop and maintain a road map for capabilities, operations, and technologies; assist with development and execution of test plans and supporting documentation of all communications security configuration upgrades, additions or revisions for customer approval before implementation
•Follow all customer network security processes and procedures, ensures compliance with all Government policies.
•BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized experience.
•Must have CCNA: Routing and Switching Certification.
•Must have a DoD 8570 IAT level II certification (CompTIA Security+, etc.)
•Experience with Cisco Routers and Switches.
•Experience with COMSEC devices, materials, and security processes.
•Must have an active Top Secret/SCI security clearance.
•ITIL v3 – Foundation.
•Experience with Video Teleconferencing (VTC) systems and networking.
•Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs.
•Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.
•Experience with DoD IT security requirements.
•Experience working in a CJTF.
External Referral Eligible
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Network Administration and Ops
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 www.Leidos.com.
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