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Job #: R-00103066
Location: Rome, NY
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time

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Are you seeking your next great career opportunity?  Looking to join an established and reputable defense mission?  The Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Group is seeking your talent as a Systems Administrator to support our N2NOMS program in Syracuse/Rome, NY.  Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services.  In this role, you will be part of the Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Optimization project to realign and improve the enterprise architecture for NORAD & NORTHCOM.

Clearance: To qualify, you must hold active DoD Secret clearance and be eligible to successfully obtain Top Secret/SCI

Salary Target: $115,000-$120,000

What will you do in this role?
•    Provide monitoring and updating current and new systems, supporting critical system patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities, and coordinating all customer-related issues
•    Act as the System Administrator and is considered as subject matter expert on the Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, GPO management, and to provide overall Tier 2/3 support
•    Configure and maintain virtual networks in a hypervisor environment 
•    Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) as required
•    Develop functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes
•    Monitor, organize, and work collaboratively with Network Operations, Cyber Security, and other Team to optimize and collaborate solutions for on-premises and cloud solutions
•    Perform analysis to support systems engineering functions for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches in accordance with the project’s system engineering and configuration management processes
•    Able to learn and train junior personnel on the new system as needed
•    Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA
•    Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed
•    Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).
•    Upgrade Window OS, automate master image builds and the deployment process.
•    Work with Forcepoint vendor to upgrade distribution consoles and Trusted Thin Client solution.
•    Interact with end-users and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes.
•    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 8 years of experience or Master’s and 6 years of experience in associated field; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.
•    Must hold DoD Secret security with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
•    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 within 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
•    Proven project, technical, interpersonal, presentation, and problem management skills


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.

About Leidos

Leidos is a Fortune 500® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2023. For more information, visit

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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 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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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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