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Job #: R-00081443
Location: Lackland Afb, TX
Category: Network Administration and Ops
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Network Administrator for the Air Force Cryptologic Office at Lackland AFB in San Antonio, TX.

Job Responsibilities Include:

  • Responsible for Commercial network and systems, including Wireless network and devices. To include design, maintenance, and sustainment of these networks.

  • Verifies and ensures all multiple network systems are being monitored and are in compliance with the latest governance and best practices.

  • Coordinate with internal and external teams, stakeholders, and sometimes vendors regarding design, process, and approaches to ensure all network systems are up-to-date, working efficiently, and ensuring all mission requirements are met.

  • Responsible for providing documentation, configurations, and diagrams; and employing technical solutions, principles, and concepts in performing any physical patching and software (CISCO IOS) patching.

  • Coordinate any service interruptions with the affected customer base and make reports and respond to any reported services interruptions.

  • Perform configuration of network devices IAW all applicable requirements to maintain Authorization to Operate (ATO) DoD, AFI, CJCSI, JER, industry best practices, and standards.

  • Act as the resident network subject matter expert, respond to network issues and provide training for military technicians to provide a robust and responsive maintenance cell.

  • Provide fault isolation on all aspects of the commercial network

  • Provide network administration and technical support 

  • Research, identify and resolve any technical issues of wireless communication systems. This includes troubleshooting hardware, software, and electronic problems.

  • Obtain, vet, design, and implement any new customer requirements following established processes.

  • Review Information Assurances Vulnerability Alerts/Bulletins (IAVA/B) related to CISCO products and develop and implement remediation plans.

  • Develop technical refresh plans for the commercial network as required

  • Provide cost estimates and implementation plans to CFE Branch Chief for review, approval, and acquisition.

  • Recommend changes to the government for improvement in the operating and security environment for government consideration and approval.

  • Develop and provide Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for routine and non-routine procedures that assist local military technicians and support customers operating and managing the commercial networks.

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • BS degree and 5+ years’ experience in network administration, telecommunications, and cryptographic technologies. Additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Hands-on experience in configuring and fault isolation of CISCO devices using: EIGRP, BGP, SNMP, TCP/IP, OSPF, Spanning Tree, ARP, dot1Q, VLANs, VPN, GRE, IPSEC, subnetting, NAT, access control lists, and various other routing and networking protocols.

  • Proficiency in WiFi 5, WiFi 6 & Controller technology 

  • Experience with LAN/WAN network technologies

  • CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification or Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and Security+ certification.

Additional Requirements:

DoD Background Investigation: If selected sponsors will initiate a background check for potential candidate/cardholder.

This process involves the following steps:

  • A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) fingerprint check

  • A National Agency Check with Written Inquiries (NACI) check

Pay Range:

Covid Guidance

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 43,000 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

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