Leidos is Making the world safer, healthier, and more efficient. The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Systems Administrator & Site Lead to work on customer site at Fort Meade.
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.
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.
As Site Lead, 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.
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
Must currently possess an active TS/SCI with CI Poly.
Minimum Education / Experience Level: BA/BS degree in technology related field and 12+ years of in-depth experience in design, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting of IT systems
MA/MS degree in technology related field and 10 years of experience will also be considered
3+ years of experience managing teams of IT professionals
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:
Intermediate-level Microsoft certification such as MCSA: Windows Server 2016/2019 or newer or other Role-based Microsoft Certified Associate in relevant area such as:
Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate, or
Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Hybrid Administrator Associate
VMware Certified Technical Associate 2022 or other equivalent, recent associate-level virtualization certificate
Strong verbal and written communication skills to effectively interface with military officials, managers, and technical teammates across multiple areas
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
IT services management certification, such as ITIL Foundation
Training towards 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 $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.
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 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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