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Senior Windows Engineer


Senior Network Engineer


Fairmont, West Virginia, United States


Leidos is seeking a Senior Windows Engineer on the NOAA Cyber Security Center contract. This position will be part the Security Engineering and Operations (SE&O) team. SE&O is responsible for infrastructure and security tools for the NOAA Cyber Security Center as well as supporting 5 Trusted Internet Connection Access Provider (TICAP) sites.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide leadership and hands-on engineering and administration support with a team that is responsible for O&M and engineering services for:
    • Hardware (Dell laptops & Servers)
    • Virtualization (vSphere ESXi, vCenter, vRealize Operation Manager)
    • Windows Administration (Windows Server, Windows 10, Active Directory, MECM, SQL Servers)
  • Serve as the system owner for windows infrastructure systems providing services to other SOC stakeholders.
  • Design, develop, or recommend integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/ confidential data and systems are protected, participating with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs, and configuring and validating secure systems, testing security products/systems to detect computer and information security weakness.
  • Support the project lifecycle for infrastructure and technology projects. Support inventory and procurement efforts. Support the development of Bill of Materials for budgetary quotes.
  • Attend team lead sessions and act as a conduit with the program leadership team, to include weekly / monthly reporting, identification of employees for rewards and recognition, and participation in program planning for recurring meetings such as the All Hands.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree and 8 to 12 years of relevant experience, including 6+ years of design, development, integration, implementation, operation and analysis of Windows systems. Additional years of relevant experience, training, and/or professional certifications will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Experience troubleshooting and resolving complex systems administration issues in an enterprise environment.
  • Strong attention to details, works well with direction.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and must be capable of understanding, documenting, communicating and presenting technical issues in a non-technical manner to audiences with varying degrees of technical expertise.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and successfully manage competing/changing priorities.
  • Proficient in understanding and applying NIST SP 800-53 control families to enhance system security, and documenting control compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience in cybersecurity design, engineering, and operations, ensuring robust security protocols.
  • Experience managing Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Experience implementing STIGs in a Windows environment.
  • Capable of identifying inefficiencies within the IT environment and implementing effective remediations.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Formal leadership training
  • Experience managing an IT Infrastructure functional team.
  • Expertise with McAfee ePO (ENS, Drive encryption)
  • Expertise with Storage (Brocade, NetApp, PureStorage)
  • Cyber Security Training or Certification (i.e., Security+, Network+, Splunk, FireEye)
  • Experience migrating IT infrastructure from on-premises to cloud-based systems, or effectively managing hybrid environments.
  • Microsoft Certifications such as AZ-800, AZ-801, or equivalent credentials highly desirable.

Clearance / Citizenship

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Must have current and be able to maintain security clearance, specifically DoD/Secret or Top-Secret Clearance (Interim Top Secret or adjudicated Secret acceptable).

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.