Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, IT NETOPS Lead supporting the United States Africa Command located at Kelly Barracks in Stuttgart Germany.
This program provides critical Communications and Information Technology Services to support U.S. Africa Command, U.S. European Command, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Southern European Task Force, and associated staff elements and organizations. It provides our war fighters support in their mission to keep threats and vulnerabilities as low as possible by ensuring their computer network is stable, undisrupted, secure and will require some OCONUS travel.
•Must have an active TS/SCI or SCI eligibility and ability to maintain that clearance.
•Oversee the day-to-day operational services provided in support of AFRICOM and its customers.
•Oversee the management and supervision of a minimum of ~30 personnel.
•Monitoring and supervising the activities involved with the daily support of services to all AFRICOM’s computing assets to include: Network Control Center, Account Services Desk, Desktop Support, VIP support, Mobility, and the Joint Operations Center.
•Interface between the customer and the CITS leadership and provide input into the management activities.
•Manage task order personnel and assignments, manage schedules and projected task completion dates, prioritizing activities based on customer requirements and SLAs, hiring qualified staff members, coordinating operational activities with external and internal teammates or government groups, handling personnel issues as needed, and coordination with appropriate government representatives.
•Exercise broadly delegated authority to assigned staff and supporting team in planning, directing, coordinating, administering, and executing many routine and complex projects.
•Organize and implement the process of evaluating performance against established policies and procedures.
•Ensure that personnel receive adequate guidance and direction for performing their daily tasks and will be responsible for developing/presenting briefings, preparing correspondence, and preparing project status reports as required.
•Must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly, both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a professional business-like manner.
•Work in a dynamic fast-paced environment that requires team interaction and coordination of efforts.
•Interface with both internal and external executive leadership.
•Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or related field or equivalent experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
•12 or more years’ experience in management of projects/tasks similar in scope and requirements to current program.
•Thorough understanding of the assessment, preparation, and implementation of environments and change control activities for complex tasks.
•Ability to work with others to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes
•Excellent briefing, writing, and communication skills.
•Detail oriented and organized.
•ITIL v4 Foundation Certification.
•IAT II certification.
•Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
•Applicable IT certification (CCNA, CCNP, MCSE, etc.)
•DoD Enterprise Service Management Framework.
•Possess an in-depth knowledge of DoD Enterprise IT policies and procedures.
Why join us? Perks include:
• Paid relocation to/from OCONUS location
• Overseas living allowance(s) -HOLA and COLA
• 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 to discover Germany, Europe and more!
External referral Eligible