The Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Group is seeking a Systems Administrator to support our special projects team for our NORAD and USNORTHCOM customer located in Colorado Springs, CO.
A little more about the customer and project...
Our customer maintains a highly demanding (and rewarding) mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services.
How can you help with this mission? You will be part of a project to design and stand-up a top-level architecture stack at a new location in support of NORAD & NORTHCOM operations. You will be replicating existing environment technology within an entirely new site. This position will also support other important and exciting IT projects and technology upgrades for the customer and will report directly to the Projects Team Lead.
Salary Target: $90,000-$95,000
Clearance Requirement: Must hold an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance.
What will you do in this role?
•Serve as System Administrator and subject matter expert on a team that includes a Project Manager, Network Operations, Cybersecurity and professional services.
•Conduct site surveys of data centers to observe conditions and the existing environment (ie., cabling, power, equipment racks, etc) and make recommendations based on project requirements.
•Work with the team to design and stand-up a top-level architecture stack at one of our new sites.
•Interact with customer and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes.
•Conduct design planning and develop documentation on the new environment – design details/diagrams, materials required, configurations and architecture changes.
•Provide implementation details and test plans for upgrades or new installations.
•Install and configure servers, virtual machines and SQL.
•Administer Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, GPO management.
•Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
•Create and update site administration documentation for long-term sustainment.
•Conduct testing with the customer to verify system functionality and adjust as needed.
•Monitor, organize, and work collaboratively with Network Operations, Cyber Security, and other Teams to optimize and collaborate solutions.
•Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed.
These are the Required Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s and 6 years of experience or Master’s and 4 years of experience in associated field; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
•Must have CompTIA Security +CE certification at start date.
•Must have Server certification (i.e., Azure, CompTIA Server+, Nutanix) or be able to obtain one in 30 days.
•Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory, GPO’s management, Certificate Administration, and Domain Controller Functional services.
•Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management.
•Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts.
These are the Preferred Qualifications:
•Bachelor's degree in the associated field.
•Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols.
•ITIL Foundations Certification.
•Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation, and problem management skills.
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.
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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