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Job #: R-00094748
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Client Server/Systems Administration who will be responsible for the design, migration, implementation, enhancement, optimization and maintenance of server, workstations and virtual environments. This is primarily a design and development role, but up to 20% O&M support is expected.

This position will work with network engineers on various technical projects. This is primarily a design migration, implementation, enhancement, optimization and maintenance of server, workstations and virtual environments role, but up to 20% O&M support is expected. The position requires excellent communications skills, both verbal and written. The candidate must be able to work in a high-energy environment and adapt to shifting priorities. 

*You will be required to pass both a customer required and administered medical and psychological screening, as a condition of employment*

Primary Responsibilities:
•    Design and development of new engineering solutions across multiple systems including virtual environments, server-based solutions, and workstation deployments.
•    Document engineering standards, develop, deploy and test client architecture and engineering design solutions.
•    Evaluate current and emerging technologies, conducts technical assessments and makes recommendation to senior engineers.  
•    Must have familiarity with VMWare ESXi, Vcenter and Horizon products.  Must also be familiar with Citrix Xen products and other VDI solutions.  
•    Ability to perform basic Windows environment troubleshooting for sporadic Customer concerns daily get rid of this
•    Independently build and deploy virtual servers, manage shared storage solutions, deploy VDI solutions to new customers and make domain level changes as they pertain to new customer requirements.
•    Understand security vulnerabilities and be able to mitigate them as needed on a monthly basis.
•    Working knowledge of NetAPP storage area networks (SAN) and the associated technologies for maintaining them
•    Interface with customers, vendors and other technical staff to analyze business and technical requirements and solve problems
•    Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
•    Effectively complete individual projects and tasks independently upon training
•    Must possess the ability to coordinate concurrent projects  
•    Conduct a technical site survey in order to assess site expansion needs and implement the optimal technical solution
•    Ensure adherence to project procedures and security guidelines when providing remote and site support services to external partners
•    May require occasional travel throughout the continental U.S.


•    Requires a Bachelor degree and at least 12 years of experience or Master and at least 10years of experience or 16 years of experience in lieu of degree

•    Must have a TS/SCI with poly to be considered

•    Must have strong knowledge of Windows Active Directory, Group Policy and must understand WSUS and third party software patching.  

•  Must have familiarity with patching tools like WSUS, SCCM or PDQ deploy

Desired Responsibilities:
•    Provide training and mentoring to team members 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023.  For more information, visit

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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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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

If you believe you are the victim of a scam, contact your local law enforcement and report the incident to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission.

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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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