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Job #: R-00102027
Location: Tampa, FL
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos has a dynamic opportunity for a Systems Engineer to work at our customer site at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, FL. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience and skill set helping the US BICES-X war fighters accomplish their important mission. US BICES-X is a cutting-edge program supporting DoD intelligence information sharing on current and emerging global threats to mission and coalition partners and emerging nations.

With an internationally dispersed team supporting each combatant command, the US BICES-X team is in direct support of the war fighter and their missions. We are seeking a creative and driven professional with a passion for solving real world issues on a cross-functional, fast paced team.

What Will You Do

  • Securely integrate new COTS and GOTS products into multiple existing Windows-based isolated networks.
  • Automate installation of software, using tools such as PowerShell, Desired State Configuration, Ansible, and/or Puppet
  • Provide operational support and troubleshoot Microsoft and Linux-based systems as higher-tier support for the Systems Operations teams.
  • Design, develop, evaluate, and modify virtual compute environments throughout the technology life cycle.
  • Participate in system conceptual design and documentation for enterprise solutions to deployment and management of COTS/GOTS software platforms.
  • Determine system specifications, input/output processes, and working parameters for hardware/software compatibility.
  • Provide system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance as needed.
  • Provide input to briefings, transitioning concepts to execution, course of action (COA) development, and assisting in project technical planning and implementation.
  • Develop standard operation procedures (SOPs) and system documentation.
  • Collaborate with managers, network and systems engineers, team members, and customers on solutions and issues.
  • Review, analyze, and verify current security configuration and effectiveness in response to DoD requirements and emerging threats.
  • Achieve and maintain Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance.
  • May be required to perform duties outside of normal day shift hours.
  • Mentor and coach less experienced system administrators and engineers.
  • Participate in special projects as assigned.
  • Continuous improvement mindset to ensure quality of delivered services.

What Sets You Apart  (job qualifications)

  • A Bachelor’s degree with 5 or more years of experience in building, maintaining, and supporting Microsoft technologies and related platforms: Active Directory configuration and management, Windows Server 2012/2016, Exchange, PowerShell, SharePoint, ADFS, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP.
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience with VMware related technologies
  • Current DoD Top Secret/SCI level of clearance
  • Current IAT level II compliant with DoD 8570.1 certification
  • A Microsoft Certified System Administrator
  • Proficiency with automation/scripting languages PowerShell, Python, Puppet DSL, etc.
  • Ability to obtain an ITIL V3 or V4 Foundation certification within six months from date of hire
  • Demonstrated strong working knowledge of Microsoft and Virtual infrastructure technologies
  • May be required to perform duties outside of normal day shift hours.

Travel - Up to 10% may be required

Preferred (nice to have)

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Proficiency working in a team with Git source control manager
  • Familiarity with CI/CD practices and tools such as Azure DevOps, Azure Pipelines, or GitLab
  • Experience delivering solutions in accordance with agile and waterfall methodologies

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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Commitment to Diversity

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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