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Leidos Journeyman Network Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado


Job Description:

This position provides Network Administration Support to C5ISR Center Sustaining Base Network Assurance Branch (SBNAB) Defensive Cyber Operations (DCO) Security Operations Center (SOC). The candidate is expected to provide ongoing network support, address availability issues, overcome performance problems and provide overall level 2 support.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Designs, installs, maintains and coordinates the use of network systems.

  • Evaluates hardware and software and peripheral equipment for large, complex networks.

  • Manages network performance, diagnoses performance problems and undertakes tuning activities to ensure network performance meets SLR requirements.

  • Troubleshoots and resolves problems to ensure quality transmission service on the network.

  • Reports on overall network performance including frequent problems, underlying issues and plans to improve network availability, performance and problem resolution.

  • Trains users, maintains, creates and deletes user accounts.

  • Maintains and updates system security plans on all platforms.

  • Implements and coordinates network policies, procedures and standards.

  • Enforces network security procedures.

  • Experienced with frequent use and application of technical standards, principles and theories.

  • Works under general supervision, providing solutions to technical problems of moderate scope/complexity.

  • A Network Administrator has experience in managing, monitoring and configuring the routine operations and maintenance of computer systems in a variety of different networks to include high volume/high availability systems.

Basic Qualifications.

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience (4 years of relevant work experience may be considered in lieu of degree).

  • Candidate must possess an active TS/SCI, or a Top Secret clearance with a current SSBI, and SAP Eligibility

  • 3+ years’ experience working in a SOC environment

  • Must have experience responding and resolving problems quickly.

  • Must have the skills to implement agency policy regarding computer access and implement firewalls.

  • DoD 8570 IAT II certifications required prior to starting

  • Demonstrated knowledge of industry accepted standards.

  • Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills.

  • Must be a US Citizen.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical understanding of core current cybersecurity technologies as well as emerging capabilities.

  • Demonstrated experience with researching and fielding new and innovative technology.

  • Demonstrated understanding of the life cycle of cybersecurity threats, attacks, attack vectors and methods of exploitation with an understanding of intrusion set tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs).

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings.

  • Familiarity or experience in Intelligence Driven Defense, Cyber Kill Chain methodology, and/or MITRE ATT&CK framework.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Administration

Pay Range:Pay Range $54,600.00 - $84,000.00 - $113,400.00

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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.

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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.