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Network Management / Information Technology (IT) Specialist

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Huntsville, AL 35808
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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Network Management / Information Technology (IT) Specialist II to work in our Huntsville, AL area.

Roles and Responsibilities:

Design, installation, configuration, administration, operation, maintenance, monitoring, troubleshooting, documentation of classified and unclassified ARC Program systems and networks and associated equipment, devices, and software IAW applicable MDA and DoD guidance, instructions, procedures and processes. The Network Specialist will be the primary focal point for the engineering expertise needed to architect and develop/implement network solutions that are unique to the test environment in which they are operating. A successful candidate will work independently to identify the significant impacts on operations that proposed solutions will entail, communicate with other project specialties, coordinate and participate in end user meetings to define and defend the schedule and performance liabilities/benefits, and implement the system according to their plan. As this is a research environment, the candidate should not assume that all solutions will be routine, and it is expected that a high level of creativity and deep technical understanding will be necessary to resolve the unclear issues and capabilities that may initially be ambiguous and conflicting. Candidates should expect their inputs will drive not only network architecture but also have a direct and substantial impact on the procurement and installation of needed hardware and networking software. A successful candidate will be able to defend their decisions and recommendations to the decision authorities who will authorize all expenditures from Government funding.


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

+ BS in related area with related network certifications

+ 4 – 8 years relevant experience.

+ Current Secret clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Familiarity with US Missile Defense Agency systems.

+ Experience in network infrastructure in a military or Government facility in a classified environment

+ Experience in Operating System and SW application installation and operation (Linux and Windows).

+ Familiarity with Virtualization, particularly VMware/Vsphere.

External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Network Administration and Ops

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That’s why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00011592

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

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