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Job #: R-00062052
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

This position is for a Task Lead responsible for O&M execution. In this position, the candidate will lead a medium size, geographically dispersed team in the operations and maintenance and integration of security technologies providing cross-domain services and solutions for the enterprise. The candidate will be the primary task and technical interface with the primary customer and with internal and external organizations and management. As the task Lead, you will assist in the modernization, improvements, and enhancing ability to monitor report and proactively manage cross-domain services, enabling new data transfers, integrating new technologies. In addition, will support the Chief Engineer in execution of the full system development lifecycle from concept, design, development, verification, implementation, integration, and disposition. To accomplish these activities candidates will need to apply diverse skills in software engineering, system engineering & administration, integration, test and system security. The candidate will set technical direction and lead the day-today operations of the FBI’s Cross-Domain Systems.


  • Technical leadership in a Systems Integration and Operations & Maintenance environment

  • Familiarity and experience in Systems Administration in a Windows/Linux environment

  • Network experience with most of the following technologies:

    • Cisco and Juniper Network Security, Routers, and Switches

    • Cisco and F5 Networks Inc. Load Balancing

    • IPv4 and IPv6 Routing Protocols and Standards

  • Leadership skills executing tasks and using standard project management techniques to include SaFE AGILE methodology and standard project management

  • Experience keeping the team focused on daily and iteration goals and help their achievements with respect to quality, flow and velocity.

  • Experience actively addressing impediments such as getting support from other external teams when required

  • Provide assistance to Government Task Lead (GLT) with communications (internal and external) and maintaining team focus on priorities and scope along with promoting quality practices for the team to meet goals 

  • Facilitating the team’s after-action reviews or retrospective and leading team improvement efforts

  • Knowledge in best practices and standards such as CMMI and with Change Management (CRs, CCBs, etc)

  • Experience guiding teams in developing Bills of Materials (BOM) in support of GTL projections and directed task

  • Demonstrates maturity, good judgement, and excellent technical written/verbal communications


Depending on experience and/or preference may be called on to support the following efforts:

  • Experience with or familiarity with Apache Nifi (Niagrafiles)

  • Networking, particularly system integration of physical/virtual servers with routers and firewalls in current data center environments

  • Understanding of and or experience in network administration in particularly, system integration of physical/virtual servers with routers and firewall

  • Integration of one or more cross domain products (guards, one-way transfers, multi-level access solutions)

  • Ability to perform bare metal server builds, backup/restore

  • Experience with system scanning/hardening (STIGS)

  • Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: LDAP, Active Directory, log archive

  • Various security products, security architecture, security assessment tools, and information assurance standards

  • Use of standard project management techniques to include AGILE and standard project management methodologies


  • Requires Bachelors Degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

  • Experience in lieu of degree

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External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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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, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 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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