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Job #: R-00093723
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Seeking a career with a sense of purpose, work life balance, and growth opportunities … There’s a place for you at Leidos! At Leidos, we are committed to making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. You would be a valued member of global team providing services across civil, defense, health and intelligence business lines. At Leidos, team member career development, flexibility, and well-being are priority and is supported by consistent leadership engagement, an experienced human relations staff, and numerous employee support programs.

Use your unique talents and make an immediate impact…

The Enterprise and Cyber Solutions (E&CS) Operation within Leidos’ Defense Group is seeking a Linux System Administrator to be responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems in support of the Compartmented Enterprise Services Office (CESO) NOC.  The Linux SysAdmin will ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of the systems they manage meet the needs of the users. The Linux System Administrator may be required to install or upgrade components and software; provide routine automation; maintain security policies; troubleshoot; train staff; or offer technical support for projects.

With the CESO program, the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) is looking to transform the existing Secure Web Services (SWS) environment, which provides secure information sharing to the community, into a more mature service offering to meet the DoD and intelligence communities.  As part of this task order, Leidos will manage the commercial cloud migration and disestablishment of legacy systems, fully automate the continuous development & continuous integration environment, fourth estate consolidation, professionalize services – ITIL/DevSecOps based processes, improve the customer experience 1st call resolution, and achieve development of a service catalog for Defense Working Capital Fund (DWCF) Model.

This position is in either Alexandria, VA, or Arlington, VA with occasional/situational travel.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Able to work in a rapid paced environment and must be able to work independently.

  • Works independently to maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

  • Install system wide software and allocate mass storage space, administer and service accounts, and perform tuning for system performance

  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products.

  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provide back-up recovery.

  • Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.

  • Provide coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.

  • Provide support on a M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations.

Basic Qualifications

  • This position works the afternoon/evening shift 12pm-8pm.

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of overall related experience with Unix, Redhat Linux required. Additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • Currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance.

  • Candidate may be asked to obtain CI Poly in future.

  • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.

  • Shell scripting (e.g. bash) and experience in other languages like Perl.

  • Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.​

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experienced with DISA and DISA’s support to mission partners

  • TS/SCI w/CI Poly Preferred

  • Integration of Network Management (NM) and Element Management (EM) systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.  

  • Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches, storage area networks (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS). 

  • Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus. 

  • Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified

  • Windows Server experience.

  • Experience working with virtual environments.

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Commitment to Diversity

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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