The Defense Group at Leidos is currently seeking a motivated, career oriented System Engineer with proven experience to join the JSP Platform Services team in Norfolk, VA to support the DISA JSP customer.
SHIFT SCHEDULE: Monday-Friday, 8:00 to 5:00 PM core hours with occasional after hours’ onsite work to support both a NIPR and SIPR environment.
The candidate will assist the engineering team responsible for the technical planning, system integration, verification/validation and support for total hardware devices and systems prior to deployment to the production network. This candidate will be supporting mainframe computing environment and appliances in a Microsoft Windows environment, from design through implementation. This engineer will perform and assist with a wide variety of design, planning and installation, configuration and upgrading of servers and related hardware and software in a LAN, WAN and stand-alone environment. Provides investigation, diagnostic testing and repair/resolution of server system, hardware, software and infrastructure. Creates and delivers complex technical drawings and diagrams and approves Standard Operating Procedures and work instruction.
Responsible for co-designing, technical planning, and implementing complex integrated total systems configuration for virtual appliances and physical hardware builds, installs, and upgrades.
Responsible for evaluating virtual and physical system services and coordinate engineering configuration change review board (ECRB/CAB) documentation and brief board on technical details, requirements and milestones.
Plan, coordinate and execute virtual and physical deployments to production such as ESXi Hypervisor, VDI, and other required infrastructure upgrades, system enhancements, and enterprise LCM evolutions.
Create, modify, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instruction documentation.
Plan and coordinate end point connected devices management, upgrades, enhancements
Coordinate system image builds IAW planned projects and initiatives and prepare deployment to production
Respond to system faults, analyzing and correcting applications or system faults to reestablish service
Maintain and update relevant system and process documentation.
Establish and maintain a strong working relationship with all team members.
Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team collaboration environment.
Maintain, update, install required certificates and track certificate revocation dates to ensure continuity of services.
Understanding of and experience implementing and supporting Storage/SAN solutions
Understanding of system hardening, tools, guidelines and benchmarks and DoD STIG’s.
Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience in lieu of degree may be accepted
Working knowledge and experience with VMWare ESXi Hypervisor technical integration of bare metal blade servers as well as rack server technology and hardware solutions.
Solid understanding of VM Kernel Operating System installation and virtual server on physical blade server implementation.
Strong understanding of enterprise, network, systems, operations and support.
Experience and knowledge with Server Rack Hardware installation and blade server enclosure configurations, implementation, datacenter maintenance and operations.
Excellent writing and speaking skills
Experience with creating and maintaining network and computer datacenter diagrams, rack elevations, and drawings
Experience with applying DoD STIG requirements and using SCAP tool
Experience working with system security applications (ACAS) and mitigating vulnerabilities
8570/8140 IAT Level II or III: Security+ CE, VMWare VCP or VCA, or System OS Cert
Active DoD Secret clearance
Understanding of power shell scripting or programming for systems management.
Hands on experience with Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) / DaaS
Working knowledge and experience with VMware Horizon v6.0 or higher
Pay Range:Pay Range $74,750.00 - $115,000.00 - $155,250.00
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.
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 44,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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