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Job #: R-00098269
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is Making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Site Lead & Sr Systems Administrator to work on customer site at USACIC Fort George Meade, MD.

JOB SUMMARY:

The ideal candidate will lead the team that is responsible for IT repair, maintenance, operations, and engineering services to ensure that the organization's information technology infrastructure is operating securely, reliably and efficiently. This individual also acts as the Site Lead addressing local staffing and reporting requirements, interfacing across multiple teams, with the local Government Customer leadership and reporting up the Leidos Program Manager

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead and manage technical staff while communicating across teams and with customers and Leidos program managers. Responsible for personnel and project management at the Site such as assigns personnel to various projects, directs their activities, and evaluates their work. Manage entire projects spanning multiple technical areas, working to achieve key project/program objectives and deliverables. Influences development of solutions that impact strategic customer goals.

As Systems Administrator, ensures long-term requirements of systems operations and administration are included in the overall information systems planning of the organization. Responsible for the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer and server software. Implements enhancements and innovations that will improve the reliability and performance of the systems.

Primary Responsibilities of the combined Systems Administrator / Site Lead will include:

  • Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks.

    • System management responsibilities involving account monitoring, security, Operating System (OS) installation, and other local area system administration related functions

    • Install, administer, and maintain Windows servers, workstations, laptops, and basic cabling as part of the overall systems architecture across multiple networks and locations

    • Install, administer and maintain virtual environments and physical hosts and storage devices

    • Administer Active Directory, Domain Controller, Terminal Server and Exchange services

    • Apply security patches, IAVAs, STIGS, and updates for all assigned systems

  • Manage day‐to‐day IT operations, including service desk, desktop, server, storage, and network administration, VTC scheduling and operations support, and hardware support

  • Acts as first-level supervisor for site employees.  Manage personnel and their operational and project-related workloads. Provide guidance and direction as needed

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must currently possess an active TS/SCI

  • Minimum Education / Experience Level: MA/MS degree in technology related field and 10+ years of in-depth experience in design, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting of IT systems

    • With a BA/BS degree in technology related field, 2 additional years of experience may serve in lieu of a MA/MS degree

  • Current cyber workforce certification at IAT Level II, such as CompTIA Security+ CE

    • Or other equivalent certification defined in DoDD 8140.01 (Formerly DoDD 8570.01M)

  • Currently possess at least one (1) Computing Environment certification such as:

    • Role-based Microsoft Certified Expert such as MCSE: Core Infrastructure, MCSE: Productivity, or other equivalent professional-level systems administration certification

    • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 2022 or other Professional level virtualization certificate

  • 3+ years of experience managing team of at least ten IT professionals

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interface with military officials, managers, and technical teammates regarding matters of significant importance to the organization

  • Enterprise-level IT experience with maintenance of servers, storage devices and applications

  • Experience managing virtualization solutions such as VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V

  • Knowledge of IT service desk requirements and management software

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • IT services management certification, such as ITIL Foundation

  • Project management certification, such as PMI Project Management Professional

  • Additional Computing Environment certifications in storage, networking, systems administration, and cloud such as:

    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) or other equivalent associate-level networking certification

    • NetApp Certified Data Administrator (NCDA), ONTAP or other professional-level storage certification

Pay Range:

Pay Range $101,400.00 - $156,000.00 - $210,600.00

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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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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