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Job #: R-00057496
Location: Remote, United States
Category: Software Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group has an immediate opening for Access Engineering & Operations Team Lead to join our Enterprise Network Services team. In this role, you will provide overall engineering leadership & operational support for a broad range of programs with a focus in load balancing, remote access, full proxy, and authentication services. You will support the full system engineering life-cycle, including requirements analysis, design, development, integration, test, documentation, and implementation following defined best practices and operational workflows.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead Tier 3 engineering and Tier 2 operational support teams. Collaborate with other support teams to document troubleshooting methods and improve first call resolution capabilities
  • Collaborate with business units and other Leidos IT Architecture & Engineering teams to design, code, and test robust, scalable access solutions for both on-premises and cloud-based applications
  • Develop, troubleshoot, and maintain complex scripts and policies
  • Develop and maintain process, support and troubleshooting documentation related to the F5 platform and related services
  • Configure, monitor, and maintain redundant Big-IP Viprion & VE platforms, with a focus on LTM, APM modules.
  • Engage vendor support and perform packet captures, web traces and review logs
  • Interface with vendor for license management, annual maintenance and professional services requirements
  • Develop and maintain roadmaps for additional capabilities, upgrades and lifecycle maintenance
  • Ensure continued compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), NIST 800-171,  and other regulations
  • Manage Engineering and Operations support queues. Ensure team is meeting SLOs
  • Provide input for weekly activity reports, monthly operational reviews and other data calls as needed
  • Maintain and participate in on-call support rotation for major incidents related to the F5 platform and related services
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis when necessary and document results for senior management

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 12+ years’ of relevant experience in Information Technology and Network Engineering. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree
  • Moderate knowledge of cloud technologies (both public and private) –  AWS, Azure, VMware vSphere.
  • Basic knowledge of web application design – HTML5, CSS, XML, JSON, AJAX.
  • Scripting or programming background (especially in TCL) –  PHP, .NET, Javascript.
  • Advanced understanding of network and application security principals.
  • Authentication protocols and technologies  –  SAML, RADIUS, Kerberos, NTLM, PKI, OTP.
  • Advanced understanding of Remote access protocols and technologies – SSLVPN, TLS, DTLS, IPSec.
  • Strong analytical and trouble-shooting skills.
  • Basic knowledge of the Linux environment.
  • Basic knowledge operating troubleshooting tools – Fiddler, HTTPWatch, Wireshark, Splunk.
  • ITIL Change & Configuration Management.
  • Experience leading a small to medium sized team, including personnel decisions, annual reviews & day-to-day operations oversight.
  • US Citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with F5 LTM, APM & VPN deployments in a large Enterprise or Government environment
  • Experience with automation tools such as Puppet, Chef and Ansible
  • Experience with Active Directory Federated Services (ADFS)
  • Current or former Linux certifications – Linux+, LPIC-2, or equivalent.
  • Current or former network certifications – CCNA, F5-CTS or equivalent
  • Current or former security certifications – CISSP, CISM, CEH, GIAC or equivalent

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


Job Family:

Software Engineering

Pay Range:

Pay Range $110,500.00 - $170,000.00 - $229,500.00


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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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].

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