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Job #: R-00090498
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team?
 
The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies.
 
Leidos currently has an opening for an experienced System Administrator located at Ft. Meade, MD.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office.  The Systems Administrator is a key participant in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation for the future success of the program.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT: 
Must hold an active Secret clearance prior to start. (US Citizenship required)

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Work closely with both on-site and remote users to coordinate site visits and upgrades, provide on-site and remote resolution support for trouble calls, and provide TIER 2/3 support of production systems.
•Systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks. 
•Desktop system management involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions.
•Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.
•Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
•Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
•Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
•Provide support for the dispatch system on software/hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process.
•Installs/loads operating system and application software.
•Isolate and resolve hardware and software problems involving the applications, operating system, hardware, communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof.
•Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance.
•Integrate new technologies into new and existing systems.
•Execution of on-site, on the floor, technical and system administration support.
•Support requirements for managing installation, configuration and maintenance of Unix/Windows workstations and servers, including Web servers, network attached storage devices, and stored data in support of business processing requirements.
•Resolve a wide range of system issues, troubleshooting software and hardware, diagnosis of network issues, and addressing trouble tickets and service tasks across all tiered levels.
•Attend Authorized Outage, Firewall Change Request, and Root Cause Analysis Boards as required.
•Conduct routine and emergency maintenance of assigned data center equipment.
•Ensure systems are secure to STIG guidelines by utilizing tools such as Retina and HBSS.
•Maintain operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures (SOPs).

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years of experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Demonstrated experienced with UNIX, Windows, and/or Storage administration.
•Demonstrated experience working with trouble reporting and tracking systems such as REMEDY.
•Must have active DoD 8570 Level II certification or equivalent (i.e. Sec+).
•Must be able to lift/move/carry equipment when necessary (max 40 pounds).


DISADES

External Referral Eligible

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.

Covid Guidance for the US

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.

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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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