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Job #: R-00068482
Location: Juffair, BH
Category: Field Services
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Field Service Specialist to support efforts for the OCONUS Enterprise Network (ONE-Net) portion of the Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract located in Manama, Bahrain. 

Why join us?

Bahrain is an island country in the Persian Gulf with an amazing food, shopping, and adventure scene . If you want great food, you can find meals from every part of the world and choose to enjoy it at the amazing restaurants or in the comfort of your own home –as most things can also be delivered.

If you love brunch, you will find a new place every weekend.

If you enjoy shopping, you’ll enjoy the countless malls and souks to get items from around the world!

If looking for fun and adventure, you can go scuba diving, head to the water park, check out the F1 Race Track, catch an MMA event, or hit the dance floor as you enjoy the amazing night life. 

This island Kingdom is also right in the center of Europe, Asia, and Africa.

It would be no hardship to do a long weekend in the neighboring countries, as well as affordable to tick your travel bucket lists for the rest of the world.

Work perks include:

·               Paid relocation to/from OCONUS location  

·               Overseas living allowance(s) and other OCONUS pay  

·               Foreign Earned Income Tax Exemption   

·               Benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance; paid time off; 401k with company match; etc.  

·               Base access (Exchange, post office, MWR, etc.)  

·               Thriving Expat Community  

SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy; inclusive of cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport.

Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.

Field Services Support consist of on-site touch labor to support moves, adds, changes, or correct customer and/or system problems and requests. 

FSS is the primary function of the LNSC organization and supports all touch labor functions in support of network operations. 

Field Service Support Specialist will conduct infrastructure repairs, including directing remote activities to maintain operational effectiveness for services.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide root cause analysis documentation in accordance with Government procedures.
  • Document daily shift activities in appropriate reporting and ticketing tools and ensure proper pass down of any outstanding issues.
  • Provide continuous support on duty or on-call to respond to Government trouble tickets.
  • Provide technical support to the LNSC director with documentation of new customer requirements for the local change review process
  • Perform on-site maintenance, installations/ de-installations, or relocations of workstation equipment and software
  • Configure workstations for proper user access to systems
  • Provide transport of unclassified or classified HW to and from remote customer locations
  • Provide remote operations and maintenance support for current and future remote locations
  • Deploy and support ONE-Net classified and unclassified data seats, and associated network equipment
  • Adhere to ONE-Net Change Management and Escalation Processes and Procedures
  • Assist with One-Net migrations, system refresh, deployments
  • Develop or modify site administration documentation

Basic Qualifications

  • US Citizenship and a DoD Secret Clearance
  • High School Diploma / GED
  • 4 years of previous experience in the Information Technology field
  • Compliant with DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+, CCNA Security, etc.)
  • Possess at least one OS certification (MTA, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Top Secret Clearance
  • ITIL Foundation v3 or v4
  • Demonstrated hands-on expertise networking technologies and data centers
  • Ability to manage globally distributed 24x7 operations to include short-notice travel in response to emerging operational issues
  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings

Pay Range:

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Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective January 18, 2022, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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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