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Job #: R-00061184
Location: Rock Island, IL
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:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?


At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers' success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.


Your greatest work is ahead!


We are in search of a Systems Lead to join our STN INOC team located in Rock Island, Illinois. As a member of this team, you will be utilizing your experience to support the Product Leader (PdL) Unified Network Capabilities and Integration (UNCI) Sustainment Tactical Network (STN) Integrated Network Operations Center (INOC) Program.  The Sustainment Tactical Network (STN) supports about 20,000 worldwide users accessing DoD sustainment/ Army Sustainment Information/Management Support Systems via approximately 3,700 VSATs located in CONUS / OCONUS using Ku, Ka or X bands.  PdL UNCI efforts include all functions, processes, and operations to operate / maintain systems and the network from user devices (laptops, notebooks, etc) to the DoD network access points.  Services provided: Help Desk, Security, COOP, Voice, data, and video services supported by the STN are determined by mission/user requirements and currently include:

  • 24x7x365 Tier I - III Help Desk

  • Security /COMSEC / Cybersecurity

  • COOP Site Operations

  • Secure Internet Protocol (IP) Router Network (SIPRNET)

  • Non-Secure IP Router Network (NIPRNET)

  • Secure and Non-Secure Video Teleconferencing (VTC)

  • Microsoft domain email

  • Inherent in-network Managed Voice over IP (VoIP) Service

  • Secure and non-secure VoIP with Defense Switching Network (DSN) gateway access


If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!


Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control,  geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here! (Group Profile/Link to Group page)


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Responsibilities Include:

The Systems Lead will perform Information Technology system integration, performance analysis, requirements engineering, testing and evaluation, and other necessary disciplines for successful system development, design, implementation, sustainment, and decommission. Provide technical leadership to a team of System Engineers / Analysts and works closely with the Network Lead and SATCOM Lead. The System Engineers perform analysis, design, deployment and lifecycle support for STN INOC systems and applications, and ensure all aspects of a project/system are properly evaluated and integrated with the end capability. The Systems Lead will perform engineering analysis of legacy systems/services to identify duplicative capabilities, gaps, critical activities, candidates for scaling to enterprise-level, streamlining opportunities, efficiencies, and overall areas for improvement. Identify issues affecting end-to-end performance of systems, provide engineering support to system testing and modeling efforts, and assist in the development and implementation of strategic solutions. Support analysis and determination of risk probability and enterprise impact, prioritization of perceived risks, and establish risk monitoring and mitigation strategies.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Requires a Bachelors degree and 8 or more years of prior relevant experience; or Masters degree with 6 or more years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Technical (hands-on) experience with networking, VSAT, Cybersecurity Compliance, systems engineering standards, and technical procedure documentation.

  • DoD 8570 IAT II certified.

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Ability to logically and systematically convert customer or product requirements into total system solutions that acknowledge technical, schedule, and cost constraints.

  • Subject matter expertise on enterprise information systems / security architecture and ability to apply these to the organization's overall technical strategy.

  • Strong ability to work well with a diverse staff.

  • Demonstrated experience in making processes more efficient.

  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills, especially in conducting cross-training events for the team.

  • Knowledge of operations testing and evaluation methods.

  • Experience leading a technical team.

  • Active network certification(s) in at least one (1) of the following; Cisco Certified Network Administrator (CCNA); Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP).

  • Active security certification(s) in at least one (1) of the following: CompTIA Security+; Certified Information Security Professional (CISSP).

  • Active systems engineering certification(s) in at least one (1) of the following: Certified Systems Engineering Professional (CSEP); Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

  • ITILv4 Foundation Certification.

Ability to analyze and study complex system requirements such as:

  • Perform functional analysis, timeline analysis, cost estimation, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition studies to translate customer requirements into hardware and software specifications.

  • Apply the Concept of Operations set of disciplines for the planning, analysis, design and construction of information systems across a major sector of an organization.

  • Demonstrate knowledge of the practical application of engineering, science, and technology.

Clearance Required:

  • Active DoD Secret security clearance and U.S. citizenship.

STN INOC

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Manager

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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