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Job #: R-00071036
Location: DJ
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/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

See the world with Leidos’ CITS III program! Our team provides communications and IT services to support international joint force commands making our world a safer place.

Leidos is seeking a Network Lead to provide technical expertise and leadership for enterprise network infrastructure at customer site(s) in Djibouti, Africa.

POSITION SUMMARY:
As Network Lead, you will be responsible for leading/managing a team of 2+ employees and will work with our network engineers, system administrators and voice engineers in support of a geographically dispersed regional network.  

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Engineering, planning, installing, troubleshooting and executing changes to highly available network infrastructure with minimal impact to 24x7 operations.
•Maintain all networks, primarily Cisco routers and switches, with support from other vendors (e.g. KLAS, DTech, etc.) products.  
•Maintain all layer 3 routing and layer 2 switching.
•Involved with the design of complex routing and switching schemes to support Control Cryptographic HAIPE devices. 
•Perform site surveys, configuration and engineering, installation planning and documentation services for the customer as they relate to network services.  
•Analyze network protocols, routing standards and procedures, traffic patterns and data flow, and providing equipment implementation and upgrade recommendations.  
•Provide project support services for infrastructure, ADP systems, and Network/Server Support Facility enhancement.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
​•Must have an active TS/SCI security clearance.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•BA/BS + 5 years of experience supporting complex networks and network Infrastructure.
•3+ years of experience supporting geographically dispersed networks in a NOC type setting.
•5+ years of experience in management of projects/tasks similar in scope and requirements to current program.
•CCNP Routing and Switching Certification.
•DoD 8570 IAT Level compliant.
•Extensive experience and technical knowledge both Enterprise and Data Center network.
•Solid understanding of the following components: Cisco Unified Call Manager, Cisco Adaptive Security Appliances, IPSEC VPNs (including those utilizing Next-Generation Encryption), ViaSat and General Dynamics HAIPE Inline Network Encryptors, Multicast distribution and delivery, Layer 2 and 3 QoS mechanisms, Riverbed Steelhead Appliances, F5 and BlueCoat Proxy Appliances.
•Must be willing/able to work OCONUS for minimum of one year.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•CCIE (Routing and Switching) Certification.
•CISSP Certification (or equivalent IAT Level III certification).
•ITIL v3 Foundation Certification.
•Experience supporting CJTF. 


Why join us?
Located on the Red Sea, Djibouti boasts beautiful beaches, unparalleled diving and swimming sites. The region has an eclectic blend of international, urban, and indigenous culture you are free to explore, and is geographically central providing easy and convenient travel to destinations in Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
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, dining, post office, commissary access, etc.)
    • Thriving Expat Community

If you know someone who may be a good fit, refer them to us! Your referral could get you a one-time referral payment of $5,000. More details here.


CITS3

External Referral Eligible
 

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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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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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