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Network Application Delivery/Load Balancing Team Lead


Delivery Driver


Bethesda, Maryland, United States


Leidos Health Mission Solutions is seeking an Application Delivery/Load Balancing Team Lead, contingent upon contract award, on a large network services opportunity supporting the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the Bethesda, MD area.

Candidate MUST be local to the DC Metro area for onsite work and be a US Citizen or US Person with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.


  • Sustain and optimize multiple F5 BIG-IP physical and virtual systems to support load balancing and high availability for critical mission and infrastructure applications

  • Implement and manage BIG-IP web application firewalls

  • Manage a small application delivery team including assigning tasks, priorities, and due dates

  • Provide backfill for other security team activities as needed

  • Work with other network engineers and architects to support major upgrade or new network initiatives

  • Maintain and enhance monitoring solutions for applications

  • Support documentation changes to ATO packages as needed

Minimum Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or 4 additional years of experience in addition to the below:

  • Seven (7) years of related application load balancing experience

  • Must have one or more of the following certifications: F5 Certified Technology Specialist or F5 Certified Solution Expert

  • Management experience for small technical teams

  • Two years of experience implementing load balancing solutions for cloud applications

  • Experience working with enterprise VPN, PKI infrastructure, and DNS solutions

  • Thorough knowledge of network security concepts and emerging cybersecurity capabilities

  • Thorough knowledge of various enterprise security point technologies and tools

  • Demonstrated experience supporting a large Federal agency preferably in HHS.

  • Possess the knowledge of security best practices, security solutions, and methodologies for risk management

Desired Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or related area highly desired

  • Three (3) years of experience configuring Cisco switches, routers, and firewalls

  • Cisco CCNP certification

  • Active CISSP certification

  • Familiarity with ScienceLogic SL1


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 $101,400.00 - $183,300.00

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.