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Junior Network and Computer Systems Administrator (ROD)


Network Administrator


Patuxent River, Maryland, United States


The Leidos Defense Group is seeking an entry level Network and Computer Systems Administrator to provide networking support as part of the Range Operations Division (ROD) Range Support Branch of the Atlantic Test Range (ATR) in Patuxent River, Maryland. Members of this dynamic team design and develop complex hardware and software network architectures to support real-time Research, Development, Test, & Engineering (RDT&E) test and fleet training events conducted by ATR in support of customers’ requirements.

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Responsibilities – Work you’ll do:

  • Designs/Deploys/Monitors/Troubleshoots unclassified and classified Range networks

  • Follows and enforces Department of Defense (DoD) Cybersecurity policy

  • Provides phone and onsite support for customer requirements received through the organizational ticket system

  • Works with the team of network administrators to ensure readiness and real-time support for test events

  • Provide documentation on all data collection policies and processes developed and/or implemented

  • Provide reports of data collection findings

  • Attend Government requested meetings

  • Prepare and submit deliverable documents in accordance with schedule with zero discrepancies

  • Overtime, including some nights and weekends, and some travel is required

Required Experience, Skills, and Education – To Land This Gig You’ll Need:

  • Must have a Secret clearance

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or Engineering from an accredited college or university

  • Maintain industry credentials and authorized cyber security workforce status in accordance with DoD/DoN and customer Cybersecurity Policies, Directives, and governance documentation

  • Must hold current industry certifications to achieve and maintain IAT Level II certification IAW DoD instruction 8570.1

    • Security+

    • LINUX Certification

  • Excellent written communication and organizational skills

Preferred Experience – Extra Awesome If You Have:

  • Network+ and/or CCNA

  • Experience using SharePoint and MS Office Suite including MS Project

Join a team committed to a mission!

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are you ready to unleash your potential?

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!


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 $48,100.00 - $86,950.00

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.