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Job #: R-00101799
Location: Eglin Air Force Base, FL
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 25%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Microsoft Azure qualified System Administrator to work with our customer at Eglin AFB, FL. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Joint Staff J6 Joint Assessment Division (JAD) conduct Joint All Domain Command and Control (JADC2) aligned assessments and join us at the ground floor in moving our assessment infrastructure from on premises to the cloud.  The candidate will participate as a member of an integrated deployable team providing assistance during all phases of design, installation, and operation of Information System Servers and end user clients at JAD in-garrison and in deployable environments. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day administrative and operational support in a complex and growing DOD NIPR/SIPR Azure Cloud environment
  • Monitor system/network performance; troubleshoot/resolve issues with systems, applications, and software
  • Deploy cloud Infrastructures (IL2, IL4, IL6); migrate Windows Domains and Clients to and from the cloud
  • Assist with DOD Cybersecurity compliance operations and remediate/mitigate security vulnerabilities
  • Investigate and install DISA Cybersecurity alerts and notifications
  • Support several deployed (CONUS/OCONUS) assessments annually (estimated 25% of workdays TDY)
  • Interact with customers and functional peer groups to gain understanding and cooperation regarding solution design, problem management processes, as well as approaches to planning and operations

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS degree and 5 years of prior relevant experience or AA and 7 years of prior relevant experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Active Secret Clearance and ability to obtain and maintain TS Clearance
  • Current baseline certification meeting IAT-II requirements
  • One or more Microsoft Azure certifications – e.g., AZ-900, AZ-104, AZ-140
  • Experience managing system administration resources in a hybrid environment:
    • On premises – e.g., Access Points, Disaster Recovery, Firewalls, IP Networking/Routing, O365,VDI, VPN, Windows OS, Windows Server
    • Microsoft Azure – e.g., Active Directory, Automation, DNS, IaaS, Intune, Log Analytics, Sentinel, VMs
  • Familiarity with command languages for job control – e.g., PowerShell, Bash, Azure CLI, Kusto, Python
  • Knowledge of cloud service types – e.g., IaaS, PaaS, SaaS
  • Capability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Documentation and communication skills, MS Office proficiency

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting a DOD Customer
  • Experience with Eglin AFB Remedy, DRA, and NENDR applications

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $102,000.00 - $137,700.00

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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