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Job #: R-00095834
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

1901 Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Virtualization Engineer to support our Government Accountability Office (GAO) Operations and Maintenance contract.  This is a great opportunity to work with an elite team of virtualization professionals to maintain a secure environment for critical systems.  Bring your own experience and work with our team to teach and learn while building, maintaining, and supporting our customer environments. 

 

Primary Responsibilities 

  • Demonstrate excellent networking and technical skills, proficiency with the design, implementation and support of Microsoft solutions, integration of enterprise server, storage, network, and virtualization components, and exhibit strong project management and communication.    

  • Implement, install, and recommend technologies including database, systems management, server virtualization, network storage and security. 

  • Implement, monitor, and sustain multiple versions of Citrix infrastructures in multiple customer environments. 

  • Implement, monitor, and sustain multiple version of NetScaler appliances. 

  • Provide recommendations and implementation for a multi-site ADC GSLB configuration. 

  • Troubleshoot all escalated Citrix issues ranging from hardware to operating systems/applications/permissions/user profile related issues. 

  • Analysis of Citrix/Windows Patch requirements and remediate accordingly. 

  • Perform troubleshooting and management of Active Directory, GPO, DNS, DHCP, ICA and File/Print services. 

  • Provide technical guidance and support for existing Cloud Platform in AWS and Azure.  

  • Technical writing for both system integration and transition to operations teams. 

  • Work in hybrid multi-location operations team administering existing production network. 

  • Follow, maintain, and produce in-house documentation for repeatable processes, including database feature installation, disaster recovery, and common problem resolution. 

  • Assist in creating automation and process improvements toward greater efficiency, reduced incidents, and proactive systems management. 

  • Support tickets and manage incidents, service requests, and problems through their full life-cycle. 

  • Provide health and performance reporting and take appropriate actions based on trends in data. 

  • Document status updates and communicate to necessary parties. 

  • Document troubleshooting steps and knowledge articles for Shared Desk and Help Desk teams. 

 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years' experience or an Associate’s degree and 10 years experience. 

  • Experienced with Citrix versions 5.x thru 1912 LTSR 

  • Experienced with physical NetScaler and virtual NetScaler appliances 

  • Experienced with cloud technologies, specifically AWS and Azure 

  • Experienced with PowerShell or other scripting tools 

  • Familiar with ticketing systems and the value of good documentation 

  • A US Citizen who can obtain a public trust clearance 

 

Preferred Qualifications  

  • Bachelor of Science in IT Related Field and 8+ years of experience 

  • Experience with Citrix XenServer 

  • Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V) 

  • Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktop Service on Citrix Cloud Certified (CC-VAD-CC) 

 

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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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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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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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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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