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Job #: R-00065600
Location: Scott Air Force Base, IL
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you interested in being part of supporting the worlds most advanced and secure IT network?  Any interest in a position where your performance will lead to future career growth opportunities? If so, Leidos has an opportunity for you! We are searching for a Network Support Engineer to be based onsite at Scott Air Force Base, IL. An active Top Secret security clearance is required as well as IAT II certification.

**Please note: there are likely multiple openings for this position.**

Our customer, the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) provides, operates, and assures command and control of the Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to the warfighter, national leaders and other mission and coalition partners across the department of Defense (DoD) and national security organizations.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Proficient knowledge of various network hardware equipment specifications, configuration and testing processes, and industry specifications.

  • Provide specifications for network architecture, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance current capabilities and performing needs assessments.

  • Ability to work in a team environment, but self-driven to complete assignments while continually developing proficiencies in processes.

  • Design data and voice networks carried over various transmissions systems, router to router connections using military and commercial protocols such as BGP and ISIS, switch-to-switch trunking to include VLANS, and circuit configurations through multiplexers

  • Ensure all information (POC, location, & interface) are correct and formatted properly according to provided requirements.  

  • Verify correct points of contact (POC) for each location through which the circuit traverses. 

  • Engage with the DISA project managers and/or customers to resolve issues with incomplete or requirements are unclear.  

  • Reach out to stakeholders and facilitates approvals as necessary to ensure continual forward progress of the service request.

 
Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree and 6+ years of overall related experience; additional years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a degree. 

  • Network engineering, problem management, and performance management experience.

  • Proficient knowledge of various networking equipment specifications, configuration and testing processes, and industry specifications.

  • Experienced knowledge of networking architecture, evaluating and recommending new technologies to enhance current capabilities and performing needs assessments.

  • Ability to work in a team environment, but self-driven to complete assignments while continually developing proficiencies in processes.

  • Knowledge of data and voice network design carried over various transmissions systems, router to router connections using military and commercial protocols such as BGP and ISIS, switch-to-switch trunking to include VLANS, and circuit configurations through multiplexers.

  • Experience with network services (BGP, OSPF, DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP, WAN, VPN, VLAN, VRF, etc) and network appliances (e.g., routers, load balancers, domain name servers, firewalls).

  •  Knowledge of configuring, activating, testing, and analyzing network systems.

  • Strong written and verbal communications, team building and collaboration skills.

  • An active Top Secret security clearance is required and ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret security clearance.

  • DoD-8570 IAT Level II baseline certification (Security+ CE or equivalent).

 
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior experience at DISA, or knowledge of DISA systems and processes

  • Prior experience with SharePoint data entry, DDOE, or SharePoint order processing.    

  • Order services on behalf of the customer; input service requests into DISA Storefront (DSF)

  • Experience providing customer outreach on all orders to ensure that the POC, location, and interface information is correct.

GSMO

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$4000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range:

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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 www.Leidos.com.

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