Leidos has an excellent opportunity for an experienced, self-directed, Windows Systems Administrator (SA). This position is in support of a Department of Defense (DoD) organization, CJTF-HOA located OCONUS in DJIBOUTI, Africa. This
position is required to travel OCONUS.
Supervises and manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of business systems which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based. Optimizes system operation and resource utilization, and performs system capacity
analysis and planning. Provides assistance to users in accessing and using business systems.
Performs a variety of difficult assignments associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems. Supervises and manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of business systems. Optimizes system operation
and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning. Provides assistance to users in accessing and using business systems. Sets up and maintains more than one type of computer system such as Open VMS Systems/DSM
environments, UNIX systems (SCO and SUN), and Windows systems. Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems. Evaluates and installs developed software during
various phases of testing. Reviews and prepares documentation for systems, tests and installation of software. Investigates and recommends methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Initiates preventive maintenance on the operating
systems as well as repair to system/environment problems. Administers systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules. Interfaces with vendors for trouble calls. Supports the planning of system/environment
requirements for individual projects. May provide work direction and guidance to others.
A little more about what you will do:
The successful candidate must be able to communicate clearly and succinctly both written and orally, and present products and ideas in a business-like manner. The candidate will be required to work in dynamic fast paced environments
that require team interaction and coordination of efforts. The candidate must be experienced in interfacing with both client managers and system users.
Specifically the windows System Administrator (SA) will be responsible for supporting systems and applications on a geographically dispersed Windows 10 Enterprise network with multiple types of servers and server applications. The SA
will be responsible for Windows system administrator functions supporting a global Active Directory infrastructure in a mixed Windows environment. The SA will provide senior level knowledge and Tier 1/2 support to the customer and
their components to include Tier 1/2 infrastructure troubleshooting and support that involves the configuration and administration of servers in their area of operation.
Additionally, the SA will provide remote support and/or travel to customer servers and sites as required. The ideal candidate will have experience maintaining and supporting network devices consisting of primarily Cisco routers and
switches. Using this knowledge the system administrator will be successful in providing necessary administration and maintenance support of this system.
You will need to;
Currently hold an adjudicated Secret Clearance and be able to maintain
have a BA/BS + 5 years recent specialized or AA/AS +7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience
have a Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)
posses a CompTIA Security + (IAT Level II or greater)
We would like to see you possess a
ITIL v3 - Foundation
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Automation using Microsoft PowerShell, VBScript, or batch files
Experience with Microsoft SCCM
Adaptable to changing circumstances and operational needs
Experience working in VmWare ESXi environments
Experience with network storage (SAN/NAS)
Experience with enterprise backup solutions
Understanding of Department of Defense Military standards
Experience working with and supporting Cisco Routers and Switches
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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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