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Job #: R-00106969
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Systems Engineer with proven experience to join the JSP Platform Services team in Norfolk, VA.

Mon – Fri/occasional afterhours or weekend work required during surge and/or maintenance evolutions

  • Create to develop new technical solutions and systems to meet customer requirements.

  • Provide technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration.

  • Must demonstrate expert knowledge of and ability to apply advanced technical principles, theories, and concepts.

  • Demonstrate day-to-day adherence with change management precepts and practices and is responsible for writing Change Requests and seeking approval.

  • Troubleshoot and resolve unique or complex problems elevated to SME level support.

  • Prepare technical documentation, drawings and diagrams that explains recommended required actions.

  • Interface and lead subordinate technical staff during design, build, and O&M tasking.

  • Apply DISA STIGs and resolve security vulnerabilities.

  • Support operational transition of enterprise solutions into production.

  • Lead teams with O&M activities and tasking

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience, will accept additional applicable experience in lieu of degree.

  • Possess DoD 8570.01/DoD 8140 Certification Security+ CE.(IAT Level II Certification)

  • Possess certification in VMWare -VCP 6.x (Will accept VCA), or alternative Operating system

  • Certification (MS Server, Linux).

  • Active DoD issued minimum Secret clearance.

  • Proficient understanding of technology areas such as VMware VCenter, Horizon View, VDI technology and management, in addition to Microsoft server OS.

  • Co-design, test, and execute hardware and software technology enhancements

  • Expert understanding virtual image creation, maintenance, testing and deployment.

  • Implement DoD STIG requirements and patch and update/vulnerability mitigation.

  • Proficient, high level understanding of networking concepts and Zero Client connectivity and Teradici management.

  • Proficient, high level understanding with troubleshooting VMWare VCenter, Horizon, ESXi hypervisor and Microsoft OS computing solutions to include Win10, Server 2016- 2019

  • Proficient experience with configuring and managing VMWare Insta-clone and AppVolume technology

  • Proficient experience with application deployment and vulnerability mitigation management using MS SCCM/MECM

  • Proficient experience with ACAS and McAfee Endpoint Security

  • Hands-on experience with reviewing system logs and events to resolve issues.

  • Demonstrated analytical approach to solve complex problems in a large-scale, and multi datacenter environment.

  • Develop and provide solutions to complex technical issues and problems that impact testing and production computing enclaves.

  • Experienced with creating and managing critical system work instruction and Standard Operating Procedure documentation.

  • Experience with allocating and managing SAN Storage and LUN management

  • Experience with managing Role Based Access Control (RBAC), Active Directory (AD), Group Policy Objects (GPO)

  • Occasional weekend and/or after-hours work may be required during surge and maintenance evolutions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience using PowerShell script.

  • Experience using HPE 3Par or Dell PowerStore

  • Preferred Certification: VMWare VCP 6.x or higher.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00

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® 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 45,000 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, 2022.  For more information, visit

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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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Commitment to Diversity

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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