Leidos is seeking a Senior System Administrator / Systems Engineer to lead and do hands-on systems administration, lab integration and engineering development at a Leidos integration and test facility.
Candidate should be flexible to take lead on a broad range of projects including Windows Server administration, VMware administration, computer hardware integration, network device administration, and has working knowledge of IA Security functions /hardening and mitigations / DoD STIGs.
The candidate will work with the project team to develop, test, and integrate software and applications to meet C4ISR requirements for a diverse customer base. The candidate will work in an engineering lab environment which includes servers, network routers and electronic test equipment based at Metro Park (MP8) Alexandria, VA.
The candidate will support the systems development lifecycle including design, development, integration, testing, documentation, demonstration, and training. Some travel may be required to support an OCONUS customer site.
Set up and administer server environment including Windows servers and clients, Vmware and sandbox environments
Work independently and as part of a project team responsible for installing, configuring, integrating, and testing systems hardware and software and related tactical and enterprise IT and communications systems
Evaluate mission requirements and develop, test, integrate and implement associated solutions
Analyze system faults, troubleshoot and run diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems
Provide technical analyses of network challenges and problems and be able to develop/implement technical solutions
Evaluate and install scripts and software during various phases of testing
Work closely with the Leidos Information Assurance team to ensure that all systems are compliant with DoD and coalition IA requirements
Develop and maintain system documentation and training materials
Research of and assistance with implementation transition planning, IT and information requirements, and engineering architecture baselines
Bachelor’s Degree with 8+ years of experience in systems administration and scripting; additional 4 years of experience may be substituted for a degree
Current Security+ certification
Possess IT Computing Environment certifications, such as: Microsoft Certified Administrator, Vmware Certified Professional
Experience administrating Windows, VMware and/or sandbox environments
Experience in scripting such as PowerShell, Windows command line, BASH, etc.
Excellent communication skills – both oral and written
Collaborates well with internal and client project team members, but can work independently
Knowledge and experience with networking (IP Addresses, Gateways, ports, protocols, routers, switches, firewalls)
Security Clearance Requirement:
Current U.S. Government Secret security clearance
Current U.S. Government TS/SCI security clearance
Contribute towards business development activities as assigned to include developing customer briefings, supporting presentations and demonstrations, and other capture and proposal activities
Pay Range:Pay Range $84,500.00 - $130,000.00 - $175,500.00
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 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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