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Network Administrator ( R-00060108 )


Network Administrator



Aberdeen, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.

The Defense Group at Leidos is seeking a highly motivated and customer-oriented Network Administrator who will be responsible for keeping the defense research and engineering network (DREN) at the C5ISR prototype and integration facility operational for all users. This role includes managing user accounts, resolving help tickets, and performing system upgrades and patches. The Network Administrator will directly engage with government and contractor users and teams at the C5ISR Center headquarters level.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the defense research and engineering network (DREN) to ensure optimum system performance and minimize system outages.

  • Create new and manage existing user accounts

  • Test, validate, and implement all upgrades, patches and migrations.

  • Manage and resolve all user trouble tickets

  • Work with the C5ISR Center headquarters team to maintain awareness of all policies that may impact security, and operability.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or a related scientific / technical discipline with 4-8 years of experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of the degree

  • CompTIA Security+ Certification

  • Capable of performing network engineering functions, to include conceptualization, design, implementation and optimization

  • Experienced in assessing evolving user needs and translating those needs into network changes through network reconfiguration, hardware and software acquisitions, installation and test.

  • Knowledgeable in the application of current and emerging network software and hardware technology and protocols.

  • Active Secret Clearance. Due to contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Systems administrative experience with troubleshooting performance

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:$3,000

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Administration

Pay Range: