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Job #: R-00073400
Location: Yokosuka, Kanagawa
Category: Network Administration and Ops
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
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for the Navy’s Service Management, Integration and Transport (SMIT) Outside Continental United States (OCONUS) NetOps Specialist in Bahrain. The SMIT contract will provide secure end-to-end Information Technology (IT) services to more than 400,000 hardware devices and 600,000+ users at over 1,600 Continental United States (CONUS) sites and over 82 OCONUS site across Asia, Europe, and the Middle East; constituting one of the largest combined networks in the world.

Under the OCONUS Piers portion of the contract, the Leidos team will provide pier side connect/disconnect service, network administration, and fiber optic cable repair supporting US Navy vessels arriving and departing from piers in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. This position will be responsible for monitoring and maintaining the network infrastructure providing connectivity services to vessels in port. This will require the completion of daily checks, performing vulnerability scans, monitoring network connections, resolving and reporting outages, and maintaining the lifecycle replacement of network equipment. The NetOps specialist may also assist in the connect/disconnect process for vessels arriving or departing from piers at their location. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in network administration and ideally experience operating and maintaining Navy networks.

Primary Responsibilities:

The qualified candidate will Oversee, plan and organize complex operational designs, develop support plans, coordinate implementations, and provide second level support for Local Area Network (LAN), Base Area Network (BAN), and Wide Area Network (WAN) solutions encompassing heterogeneous platforms. Other duties and responsibilities include:

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  • Responsible for managing the day-to-day activities of Network Operations,

  • Work with Cyber Security analysts to ensure Enterprise information flow is secure

  • Ensures effective and efficient operation of network systems, architecture and topology

  • Monitor to ensure all operating systems are functioning properly and conform to operation security policies and procedures

  • Receive and analyze network alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts. Track and document incidents from initial detection through final resolution.

  • Assists with the development and application of business processes to ensure appropriate service levels

  • Develop and implement standards, procedures, and processes for the Network Operations Center

  • Participate in strategic network and operations planning

  • Work within the DevSecOps methodology to plan and support implementation of new technologies

  • Prepare recommendations for resolutions to NetOps challenges based on monitoring results, tools analysis, and/or forensics

  • Assist the Cyber Team employ approved defense-in-depth principles and practices (e.g., defense-in-multiple places, layered defenses, and security robustness). Assist with the collection of intrusion artifacts (e.g., source code, malware, and trojans) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential computer network defense (CND) incidents within the enterprise.

  • Develop system support requirements by reviewing and analyzing customer business processes and evaluating available Enterprise Services (ES) and supplier capabilities.

  • Author procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use.

  • Lead project teams in implementing new or upgraded designs and coordinate project efforts with support groups.

  • Create plans that support implementation of changes.

  • Participate in system support design and performance evaluation reviews.

  • Advise on distributed network computing issues.

  • Monitor and maintain security and integrity standards and controls.

  • Plan and Assist in the evaluation, testing and recommendation of hardware and network configurations based on customer need.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • HS Diploma and 6 years of directly related work experience in the Information Technology field

  • US Citizen and DoD Secret Clearance

  • Possess a current Information Assurance Technician (IAT) II certification (ex. CompTIA Security+ certification)

  • Must possess at least one of the following certifications:

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) - Preferred

    • Microsoft OS Certification (MDAA, MTA, MCP, MCSA, MCSE, etc.)

  • Hands-on Experience in working with DoD networks, including NIPR and SIPR

  • Plans implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the network

  • Advise network users of hardware requirements, configurations and limitations

  • Willing to perform shift work


Preferred Qualifications

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)

  • Demonstrated hands-on expertise networking technologies and data centers

  • Exceptional communication abilities, both verbal and written, including long-form business writing on complex topics

  • Proven ability to influence and mangers of other service support models and supporting teams

  • 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:

Covid Guidance for the US

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 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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