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Network Technician (Junior)

Radford, Virginia
Job Type
29 Jul 2022


Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Radford, VA? Radford is a great small city with big opportunities!

Leidos is seeking a Junior Network Technician who enjoys working in a dynamic fast-paced environment to support the ALTESS Contract in Radford, VA.    

Must have an active Secret Security clearance.

Preferred Certifications:

Security+ or equivalent certification

BICSI Installer Certification, Data Center Technician, or equivalent IT certification

POSITION SUMMARY:                                                                  
You will be supporting the ALTESS commercial cloud services infrastructure.  ALTESS is a managed service provider for Army and DoD IT systems and offers managed cloud services in Microsoft Azure. 

The Network Technician should be able to demonstrate common IT knowledge and physical ability to provide services for the installation and on-going support of data center assets to include network, storage, and computer equipment as well as supporting voice, video, and other data center services. 

Candidate should be experienced in the installation, modification, and repair of data center structured infrastructure cabling associated with data center equipment to include copper and fiber optic cabling and patch panel environments.

To perform this job successfully, individuals must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily based on company standards. The requirements and duties listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required to perform the job successfully.

Some of the Duties you will be asked to perform:

Provide infrastructure support including: Installation, termination, testing, labeling, and decommissioning of CAT5/6 Copper and Fiber cabling and patch systems.

Perform organization, formation, and dressing of cables to defined standards

Troubleshooting of copper and fiber cabling (including multimode and single mode)

Installation of Cage, Cabinets, Ladder Rack, Fiber Tray

Installation and removal of communications and server equipment into cabinets

Installation and removal of pluggable power cabling per defined standards

Ability to follow directions and procedures, follow and generate documentation, and maintain schedules

Ability to work independently, adjust priorities and handle multiple projects

Excellent written and spoken interpersonal communication skills and ability to work effectively with a team

Complete electronic documentation of all work completed for change requests and incidents Report status via email and ticketing system

Proficient in use of Microsoft Word, and Excel

Must be able to climb ladders and work overhead to perform work tasks

Maintain updated inventory of equipment and supplies

Daily walkthrough of data center checking for failures and areas for improvement.

Ability to lift 60-75 lbs.

Working in a 24X7 environment, call in and responding outside of normal business hours may be required for emergency coverage

Responsibilities and duties may change, expand, etc. Flexibility and the ability to adapt is a must

Other Job Requirements:

Working in a 24x7 environment

Call-in and responding outside of normal business hours may be required.

Excellent people and proactive communications skills

Experience with ticket documentation system preferred

Punctual and Reliability

Strong attention to detail, and a capability to follow procedures

Educational/Qualification Requirements:

Minimum 1-3 years in IT operations or similar role.

Bachelors +5yrs or Associates +7yrs

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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.


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  • Job Reference: 670812789-2
  • Date Posted: 29 July 2022
  • Recruiter: LEIDOS
  • Location: Radford, Virginia
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Science & Technology
  • Job Type: Permanent