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Job #: R-00097509
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 10%
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Systems Administrator for the DCGS-N system sustainment efforts in Suitland, MD.

Seeking a Systems Administrator to support the Distributed Common Ground System, Navy (DCGS-N) INC 1 Block 2 Ashore system.
The successful applicant will be a system administrator for the DCGS-N Ashore system at ONI. 
The position will perform organizational-level DCGS-N shore system administration and hardware maintenance using approved documentation. Tasks include: Managing user and system accounts, Verifying file system configuration and operations, Verifying script, operating system, and application functionality, Backing up and restoring components from backed up configurations, Provisioning workstations, Troubleshooting faulted hardware and removing/replacing Lowest Replaceable Units, Troubleshooting internal and external data flow, interfaces, applications, servers, and restoring each to full mission capability, Powering system on and off, and Performing preventive hardware maintenance. 
•    Work as a system administrator responsible for the sustainment of the system installed at ONI.
•    Perform day to day tasks to maintain system stability and security posture.
•    Provide solutions based on system requirements and work with multiple teams to develop solutions to technical issues that arise.
•    Provide onsite troubleshooting internal and external networking as well as data flows for the various software components.
•    Maintain current backups should a restoral be necessary.
•    Interface with the DCGS-N Service desk for common issues and failures.
•    8+ years of overall related IT experience.
•    Bachelor's Degree in related field.  Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
•    Minimum of IAT II Certifications to meet DoD 8140 compliance: CompTIA Security+ (or comparable Security Cert) or higher and certification/accreditation in Environmental Certification.
•    Experience with VMware and virtualization.
•    Experience in a mixed-server environment composed of Windows Server, RHEL, and Cisco hardware, software, and virtual machines.
•    Ability to work effectively in a team environment with other highly skilled and diverse individuals
•    Active TS/SCI clearance
•    Excellent written and oral communication skills.
•    Experience with Dell/EMC storage devices, NetApp Storage devices, and Oracle Sparc servers.
•    Experience/certifications in Solaris 10/11, Windows 10/11, Windows Server 2016/2019, RHEL, VMWare (vCenter, vSphere, ESXi), Hyper-V, Cisco IOS.
•    Experience with WSUS, YUM, and SolarWinds enterprise configuration.
•    TCP/IP networking experience including ports, firewalls, access control lists.
•    Powershell and bash scripting experience.
•    Previous sysadmin experience in a CANES Environment.
•    Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance or Distributed Common Ground Station background.
•    Basic Intelligence Operations experience (iSToRE, CGS, Socet GXP, GCCS-I3, etc).

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.

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

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