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Network and Computer Systems Administrator ( R-00055021 )

Aerospace and Aviation

Systems Consultant



Huntsville, Alabama, United States


Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group Modeling Simulation & Training Division has several openings for Network and Computer Systems Administrators (all levels) on a new program in Huntsville, Al. This position will support a new program award in support of the US Army providing full life cycle M&S and Live / Virtual / Constructive Training engineering development and sustainment.


  • Install, configure, and support an organization's local area network (LAN), wide area network (WAN), and Internet systems or a segment of a network system
  • Monitor network to ensure network availability to all system users and may perform necessary maintenance to support network availability
  • Manage the routing/switching for an enterprise cross domain service, and related lab environment
  • Manage the firewalls for an enterprise cross domain service, and related lab environment
  • Manage the load balancers for an enterprise cross domain service, and related lab environment
  • Act as the primary interface for the cross domain unit with other government network groups. This includes coordinating routing and firewall rules outside our network domain.
  • Monitor the systems for possible system problems, analyze the problem for resolution paths, implement solutions, and or work with vendors to resolve issues
  • Respond and resolve incident tickets within priority response times
  • May monitor and test Web site performance to ensure Web sites operate correctly and without interruption
  • May assist in network modeling, analysis, planning, and coordination between network and data communications hardware and software.
  • May supervise computer user support specialists and computer network support specialists.
  • May administer network security measures


  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 - 10+ years of relevant experience, Master’s degree, or a PhD. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Active Secret level clearance
  • Expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories and concepts
  • A solid technical knowledge and experience in engineering, configuring, and managing Cisco based switches, routers and Juniper firewalls in a WAN, LAN, or WLAN data center solution.
  • Knowledge or experience in engineering, configuring, or managing failover configurations of network components and load balancing components (F5 Network GTM, LTM, Big IP)
  • Current hands on network administration skills and network management experience.
  • Strong network troubleshooting skills to support implantation and modification of Linux and Windows servers and applications servers supporting customer services
  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities. The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems.
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a multidisciplinary team at times to solve a variety of network solutions and technology implemenations
  • Must be a self-starter and can work independently with minimum direction.
  • Must be able to coordinate with contractor management and Government personnel to identify and resolve issues with clearly defined solutions that satisfy Government and customer requirements.
  • Ability to lead and manage a small network team and follow change management process including creating required change management documentation.
  • Technical writing & documentation skills/drawings (MS Visio, Word, Excel)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Security+, CISSP Certifications
  • Experience with integration of network devices and services in remote datacenters and enterprise networks
  • Experience in designing, improving, and documenting network architecture and configuration for future growth/hardware
  • Knowledge or experience configuring application gateways
  • Knowledge of advanced networking and security disciplines to support insertion of newer technologies e.g. network virtualization
  • Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: virtualized environments including virtual switching, DNS, LDAP, Active Directory, log archive.
  • Use of standard project management techniques to include AGILE and standard project management methodologies

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range: