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Service Validation and Testing SVAT Administrator




Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


The Leidos Digital Modernizations Sector has an opportunity for a Service Validation and Testing (SVAT) Administrator. This position supports our NORAD and USNORTHCOM N2NOMS program in Colorado Springs, CO.

Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Service Validation and Testing (SVAT) Administrator will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. This position will report directly to the Technical Operations Manager.

Clearance: An active DOD Secret Clearance and eligibility to obtain Top Secret/SCI is required to qualify for this role.

Hourly Pay: $39.65 - $45.50/hour

What will you do in this role?
• Develop test plans as required to test new applications, hardware devices, computer systems, servers, and network devices, in a Test Integration Lab (TIL)
• Conduct vulnerability, functionality, and compatibility testing of new applications, hardware devices, computer systems, servers, and network devices, in a Test Integration Lab (TIL) to ensure they will not introduce issues on the NORAD | USNORTHCOM NIPR / SIPR enclaves
• Create a SVAT report of conducted testing to be presented to the NORAD | USNORTHCOM Change Advisory Board (CAB)
• Provide monitoring and updating current and new systems, supporting critical system patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities, and coordinating all customer-related issues
• Provide System Administrator duties and support the O&M team with Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, GPO management, and provide overall Tier 2/3 support
• Configure and maintain virtual networks in a hypervisor environment
• Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG’s) as required
• Develop functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes
• Monitor, organize, and work collaboratively with Network Operations, Cyber Security, and other Team to optimize and collaborate solutions for on-premise and cloud solutions
• Perform analysis to support systems engineering functions for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches in accordance with the project’s system engineering and configuration management processes
• Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA
• Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed

These are the qualifications required for this position...
• Bachelor’s and 4 years, Associate's and 6 years or Master’s and 2 years of experience in associated field; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in place of a degree
• Must hold an active Secret security clearance at start date, with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
• Must have CompTIA Security +ce certification at start date
• Must have Server certification i.e., Azure, CompTIA Server+, Nutanix, at start date
• Must be available for on-call support as required
• Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerability management
• Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts

These are the qualifications we highly prefer...
• Bachelor's degree in the associated field
• Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory, GPO’s management, Certificate Administration, and Domain Controller Functional services
• Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols
• ITIL Foundations Certification
• Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation, and problem management skills

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range -

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.