The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies and is currently seeking a System Administrator located at Ft. Meade, MD.
The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office. Your role is critical to the overall operational and end User Experience (UX) as automation capabilities impacts each user across the global enterprise.
•Must hold an active Secret clearance prior to start and be able to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance. (US Citizenship required)
•Create, configure, and administer Active Directory domains and forests, as well as adding new users to existing domains or forests.
•Implement and troubleshoot Certificate Authorities, DNS, DHCP, ADFS and other core Windows components.
•Group Policy administration, troubleshooting, documenting and implementing.
•Provide technical assistance pertaining to Active Directory & SSO in planning and development of new projects.
•Recommend and implement improvements to the Active Directory environment.
•Support and maintain user account information including rights, security, and system groups.
•Assist in the planning and implementation of Active Directory upgrades and new releases.
•Managing security across the network by deploying new security patches and policies and monitoring activity for signs of intrusion or compromise.
•Resolve a wide range of system issues, troubleshooting software and hardware, diagnosis of network issues, and addressing trouble tickets and service tasks across all tiered levels.
•Assist with achieving optimum performance and availability standards through implementing appropriate technical solutions.
•Responsible for completed the day-to-day tasks associated with system administration in the DES Compute Environment.
•Provide on call 24/7 support to the current operations team when troubleshooting/resolving incidents with enterprise systems.
•Provide escalation support to the NOC/monitoring team when troubleshooting issues with enterprise systems.
•Work within the DevSecOps methodology to plan and support implementation of new technologies
•Work with other service teams to resolve enterprise incidents as part of the DES Operations Problem Solving Team.
•Work with the monitoring team to address issue that will impact system availability.
•Attend meetings weekly and provide weekly status reports.
•Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Must have a DoD IAT Level II certification (Sec+), or higher, prior to start.
•Advanced administration experience with all Active Directory Domain Services.
•UNIX and Windows administration experience.
•Trouble reporting and tracking systems such as REMEDY experience.
•Must be able to lift/move/carry equipment when necessary (max 40 pounds)
External Referral Eligible
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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