Tools Team Lead
Bethesda, MD 
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Job Description


Job Description:

Leidos Government Health & Safety Solutions is seeking a Tools Team Lead on a large network services opportunity supporting the National Institute of Health (NIH) in the Bethesda, MD area.


  • Lead a team of network engineers for delivery of implementation, Configuration Management, continuous diagnostics and mitigation, patch management, vulnerability management, risk management of tools and technologies use by the Network Services Program.
  • Manage implementation, configuration, and updates of network monitoring tools, network device access control tools, troubleshooting technologies, bandwidth monitoring tools, Network Traffic Generator, Network Packet Capture etc...
  • Inform and escalate issues to the System Owner (SO) and Service Area Managers (SAMs) regarding security risk to include high/critical vulnerabilities, risk acceptance methods (e.g., waivers, Plans of Action and Milestones [POA&Ms])
  • Recommend best business practices and methodologies to maintain and/or improve security posture of the implemented tools;

Required Qualifications:

  • CCNP Certification and 7 years of Network Security experience
  • Thorough knowledge of network tools and technology such as Science Logic One, NetLine Dancer, Graphana, PerSonar, SecureCRT, Network Traffic Generator, Network Packet Capture, Riverbed, Gigamon, xMatters, Tenable, Splunk
  • Deep technical understanding of core network technologies as well as emerging capabilities
  • Demonstrated experience working in large Federal agency preferably in HHS.
  • Possess the knowledge of security best practices, network solutions, and methodologies for risk management
  • 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).
  • Demonstrated advanced knowledge of industry accepted standards
  • Experience with various SOC automation tools such as Splunk, Archer etc.

Educational Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering or other related discipline and 4+ years of Network related experience
  • Have one or more of the following System Administrator Certifications: RHCSA, RHCE, GCUX, LPIC-2 or 3, MCSE, VCAP and 7 years of Network Related experience

External Referral Bonus:Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range:


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7+ years
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