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Job #: R-00094735
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Senior AWS Systems Engineer with experience working with cloud technologies. This position is in support of the Air Force Cloud One Virtual Data Center contract as the service provider maintains Human Resources Systems in a GovCloud (AWS) environment.

The Senior Systems Engineer selected for this position will build and integrate all Virtual Data Center (VDC) systems through the Amazon Web Services (AWS) and investigate and analyze all activities related to infrastructure incidents within the network environment in coordination with the Air Force DTA Security Operations Center, System Administrators and other System Engineers under a tiered response structure.  Selected Systems Engineer will assist in determining scope, urgency, and potential impact and track infrastructure incidents from initial detection through final resolution. 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide direct systems engineering support to the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) environment

  • Collaborate using Amazon Web Services (AWS) for use of AWS native services such as Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2), Amazon Simple Storage (S3) and Amazon Simple DB/RDS databases, AWS Identity and Access Management IAM.

  • Discover and resolve issues with RHEL/Linux and Windows servers in virtual environment

  • Design new capabilities and enhancements (to include Cloud Migration and Analytics design and development) and create efficiencies within the AWS environments.

  • Create, Maintain and Delete service accounts and troubleshoot and maintain system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products, deep understanding of monitoring AWS instances and services.

  • Experience working with administrator and service accounts and troubleshoot Creates/updates and Maintains system documentation, interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Assist in the delivery ATO’s documentation for IL2/IL4 environments, work with IA team to define, document and implement Security Controls.

  • Provide VDC weekly status reports to Contractor Program Manager and government representatives

  • Coordinate the resolution of action items from Configuration Control Board (CCB) meetings, design reviews, program reviews, and test reviews that require cross-discipline coordination

  • Participate in the development of system engineering documentation, such as System Engineering Plans, Initial Capabilities Documents, Requirements Specifications, and Interface Control Documents

  • Report findings to management with recommendations for resolution.

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s Degree and 8-12 years of prior relevant experience (12 years or more of experience and certifications in lieu of degree)

- Experience planning, building, integrating and maintaining Windows and/or Unix/Linux systems

- At least 4 years of experience working with design and implementation of systems and applications at Amazon Web Services (AWS)

- Clearance: Active Secret required at time of hire.

- Must have Security + (DoD 8570 series IAT Level II Certification) Sec+ minimum

Preferred Qualifications

- AWS Advanced Certifications

- RHEL certification

- Scripting Experience: Python/Perl/Bash/Puppet/Chef

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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.

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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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