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Job #: R-00088536
Location: Gunpowder, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. We are seeking a Systems Administrator to support Post Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering and technical services to the CECOM IEW&S Directorate Sensors and Mission Division (SMED) based in Aberdeen MD with operations located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Successful candidates will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services, subject matter expertise, Systems and network solutions and services for platforms such as the Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3), Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A), Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (SGF), Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS), Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS), Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite) and a full range of related Aerial Sensors Suite of Systems.  This support is an essential in maintaining readiness for today’s modern platform sensor systems.

Primary Responsibilities

As part of a multi-functional, heavily matrixed team, the System Administrator will be responsible for managing, maintaining, and updating a variety of program networks and servers across a range of intelligence gathering platforms.  This work involves the installation, maintenance, and upgrade of the networks, servers, and various lab infrastructure devices. The candidate will provide essential software and network support for associated laptops, desktop personal computers, and printers including the configuration of the hardware devices and the testing of new software.  The candidate will participate in designing the structure of the network and recommending the procurement of necessary hardware, software, and ancillary support components required to keep the labs and associated systems operational.  The candidate will monitor system configurations including any server event logs. The candidate will be responsible for managing the testing of the operating system software, the networking software, and the network/computer hardware. The candidate will also be responsible for monitoring server backup requirements and developing the procedures for backups.  Additionally, the candidate will be responsible for monitoring and executing security patching of the network and associated systems. The candidate will ensure all systems and network recovery documentation maintained to reflect the latest lab infrastructure changes. The candidate will also be responsible for recommending and maintaining the electrical and network load balancing of the systems within each lab.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electronics Engineering, or other engineering or technical discipline and 5+ years of prior relevant experience or an additional 4 years’ experience without the degree.
  • A CompTIA Security + CE or other IAT-II compliant certification.
  • Understanding and experience in the complete life-cycle of the software in military systems.
  • Currently possess an active Secret clearance.
  • Communicates with internal team members across multiple areas and client team members.
  • Must have knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or system administration of Unix or Windows networks/systems.
  • Experience with vCenter Server Appliances, ESXi Hosts, Linux, and the Windows Operating System and tools.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and managing switches/VLANs.
  • VMWare experience to include VCenter and VMotion.
  • Experience managing Security Groups, User Profiles, and Shared Drives within Windows Server.
  • NetApp configuration and management experience.
  • iDRAC configuration and management experience.
  • PowerChute configuration and management experience.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working within matrixed teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active TS or TS/SCI clearance
  • Understanding and experience in the complete life-cycle of the software in military systems.
  • Familiarity with CECOM Software Engineering Center (SEC) Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) & Post Production Software Support (PPSS) processes a plus.
  • US Army aerial and terrestrial sensor system experience.
  • Familiarity with or experience implementing and using the Engineering Edge Quality Management System.
  • Experience configuring and sustaining WSUS patching cycles and remediation.
  • Image creation and distribution experience.
  • CCB documentation submission experience including origination of associated documentation.
  • Reserve inventory requirements gathering and management skills.

Pay Range:

Pay Range - -

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.

Covid Guidance

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. 

About Leidos

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.

Pay and Benefits

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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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