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Job #: R-00102792
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 75%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team? We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.
 
Leidos is seeking a Server Engineer with strong expertise in operating systems and server hardware to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team. This role will lead server engineering to support the discovery analysis and design activities required to migrate common IT services from over twenty large-scale DoD agencies into DoDNet. Post migration this role will assist in designing, implementing, and maintaining the infrastructure and server systems for participating agencies. Leidos needs the best talent in the industry to accommodate the size, scope, and complexity of this effort. A successful candidate will be technically well-rounded, producing quality work with special attention to the right details.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
The DES program supports a highly demanding mission and requires support from top technical and management talent to migrate common IT services for over twenty DoD agencies under a common platform. You will play a key role in performing the discovery, design, and migration tasks in support of building a world-class Single Service Provider for the Department of Defense. 

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT
•Must hold an active Secret security clearance. (US Citizenship required)

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

•Support initial discovery efforts, defining data collection requirements based on inputs needed to develop a successful migration plan

•Under guidance of senior engineers conduct advanced data analysis techniques and benchmarks to define the future state migration plan, and the pre-migration activities necessary to close gaps

•Understand backend infrastructure needs resulting from the migration of over 20 agencies into a single architecture
•Implement solutions, integrate, configure, test and deploy numerous types server-based applications based on Windows, Linux, and VMware operating systems.
•Support optimization of end-to-end system performance and migration workflows
•Assist in data captures to obtain computing performance and system configuration information
•Deploy migration plans that accelerate execution and minimize impact to the user community
•Deploy migration plans for complex n-tier applications and services
•Gather needed data to forecast long-term capacity and performance requirements

•Configuring and optimizing server hardware and software under the guidance of senior engineers, troubleshooting and resolving server issues under the guidance of senior engineers, and monitoring and analyzing system performance under the guidance of senior engineers

•Assisting in ensuring compliance with security and regulatory standards

•Assisting in the planning and implementation of new projects and initiatives under the guidance of senior engineers


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•Bachelor’s degree with 5+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree

•Proficiency with enterprise-class server-based services such as: directory services, collaboration tools, monitoring tools, and virtual infrastructure
•DoD IAT Level II (Security+ ) certification or equivalent is required

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Consulting firm experience is highly desirable
•Strong knowledge of networking, storage, cyber, and data center facilities


DISADES

External Referral Eligible

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.

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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.

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