Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a Systems Administrator for a position as part of a team supporting the Air Force’s U.S. Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System Extended (BICES-X) program at MacDill AFB in Tampa, FL. This is a full-time position that must work in Tampa, FL. No full time telework is allowed.
The Systems Administrator will support tasks on the contract related to the BICES Program. US Battlefield Information Collection and Exploitation System eXtended (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.
Administer VMware virtual environments to include ESXi hosts, vCenter appliances, VxRail HCIs, and VSANs
Creates and maintains detailed system documentation.
Provides system/equipment/specialized training and technical guidance.
Maintains current knowledge of rapidly changing technology, always on the lookout for new technologies, and works with management to evolve current processes.
Download, stage and deploy systems-related security policies and updates to maintain information system compliance with DISA security policies and procedures (STIGs, IAVAs, etc.)
Develop scripts (PowerShell, VBScript, etc.) to perform recurring systems administration tasks, automate installs, gather metrics, etc.
Administer Microsoft Active Directory environments with an emphasis in the following areas:
Windows Server 2016, 2019
Microsoft Exchange 2016
Windows SharePoint 2013, 2016
Microsoft SQL 2012, 2014, 2016
Group policy deployment and design
Active directory design to include DNS configuration, Sites and Services, etc.
SCCM configuration and administration
Windows 10, 11 operating system maintenance and deployments
Deploy Operating System updates
Participates in special projects as assigned.
Qualifications Basic Qualifications
Bachelors degree or equivalent work experience
5+ years of relevant work experience is required.
Must possess and maintain a Secret clearance.
Experience with infrastructure including but not limited to: data center operations, server hardware, operating systems (Windows, Linux), web servers (IIS, Apache, Tomcat), databases (MS SQL, MySQL, postgreSQL),
VDI virtual desktop infrastructure, virtualization (VMware), networking, storage, monitoring, etc.
Experience in infrastructure design and operations including load balancing app/db clustering, firewall rules, fail over, monitoring, diagnostics, and performance tuning, etc.
Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
May be required to work evening, weekend, and holiday hours as required
Must meet DoD 8570 requirements and be eligible for IAT level II access upon hire for positions with elevated privileges and must obtain ITIL V3 or ITIL V4 Foundation within six months of hire.
Depending on job assignment, additional specific certifications may be required.
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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