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Job #: R-00057661
Location: Vicenza, VI
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Data Center Network Engineer located in Vicenza, Italy.   
EUCOM operates multiple network enclaves, several of which provide critical Command and Control capabilities globally and is looking to rapidly expand their network footprint and capacity.  As part of this renewal, the command will introduce emerging technologies to manage, build, operate and maintain the infrastructure providing the candidate an unprecedented  opportunity to grow their skills, be part of change that will shape how future DoD networks will be built, and see immediate results from their contributions.  Assignment is at the Army installation in Northern Italy and will require some OCONUS travel. 

•Engineer, build, operate and maintain several enterprise networks.
•Work with a team of network engineers, system administrators and voice engineers in support of several geographically dispersed regional networks and interconnected data centers.  
•Ensure the maintenance of multiple network enclaves, consisting primarily of Cisco routers, switches, and firewalls with support for other vendor products (e.g. KLAS, DTech, F5 etc.). 
•Design complex routing and switching schemes. 
•Work with DMVPN technologies, EIGRP, BGP and emerging data center architectures in addition to experience with network automation technologies. 
•Troubleshoot complex problems to closure; the candidate must demonstrate strength in this area as part of the selection process.
•Maintain, analyze, troubleshoot, repair and support all switching and routing devices, firewalls, load balancers, and in-line network encryption devices.  
•Configure devices in accordance with security policies; develop and maintain IP address schemes for all assigned networks; and manage circuit provisioning throughout the delivery life cycle.
•Provide assistance via remote access, phone, or in person.  
•Perform site surveys, configuration and engineering, installation planning and documentation services for the customer as they relate to all network services.  
•Analyze network protocols, routing standards and procedures, traffic patterns and data flow, and providing equipment implementation and upgrade recommendations. 

•BA/BS + 3 years recent specialized experience; or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized experience; or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized experience; or 11 years of recent specialized experience.
•Extensive operational experience maintaining network infrastructure.
•Experience in Cisco Digital Network Architecture (DNA).
•Experience in Cisco Application Centric Infrastructure (ACI).
•Experience in SDN and SDWAN.
•In depth knowledge in Microsoft Visio and ability to produce detailed network diagrams.
•DoD IAT Level II or greater.
•Cisco Certified Internet Expert (Data Center preferred, Enterprise also considered).
•Cisco Certified Network Professional (Data Center preferred, Enterprise also considered).
•Enterprise level experience designing, engineering, operating and maintaining network infrastructures within an enterprise data center environment.
•Currently have an active Secret security clearance.

•ITIL v3/v4 – Foundation.
•Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs.
•Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards.
•Experience with DoD IT security requirements.


External Referral Elible

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 10%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Network Administration and Ops

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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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