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Job #: R-00109546
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Leidos is seeking a motivated Systems Administrator to join the Leidos team of professionals supporting the Joint Service Provider in Norfolk, VA. This candidate will be responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of computer systems, including associated hardware. Duties include updating to new systems, as well as support on current systems by tuning performance, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system patches.  

SHIFT SCHEDULE:  Monday-Friday, 08:30AM - 4:30PM core hours with occasional after hours’ onsite work to support both a NIPR and SIPR environment.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support and execute virtual and physical deployments to production such as ESXi Hypervisor, VDI, and other required infrastructure upgrades, system enhancements, and enterprise LCM evolutions.

  • Create, modify, and maintain Standard Operating Procedures/Work Instruction documentation.

  • Support end point connected device management, upgrades, enhancements

  • Supports total system image builds IAW planned projects and initiatives and prepare deployment to production

  • Respond to system faults, analyzing and correcting applications or system faults to reestablish service

  • Successfully manage time and technical responsibilities, set accurate expectations and meet deliverable deadlines while working in a team collaboration environment.

  • Maintain, update, install required certificates and track certificate revocation dates to ensure continuity of services.

  • Support Storage/SAN solutions to include back-up and recovery evolutions

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience in lieu of degree may be accepted

  • Working knowledge and experience with integrating VMWare ESXi Hypervisor technical implementation of bare metal rack server technology and hardware solutions.

  • Solid understanding of VM Kernel Operating System installation and virtual server on physical blade server implementation.

  • Solid understanding and working experience with configuring and maintaining GPO

  • Strong understanding of enterprise, network, systems, operations and support.

  • Experience and knowledge with Server Rack Hardware installation and, implementation, datacenter maintenance and operations.

  • Experience and understanding creating and using power shell scripting or programming for systems management and process automation.

  • Excellent writing and speaking skills

  • Experience installing, configuring Microsoft Server 2016-2019 operating system

  • Experience with updating/patching computer system deployment using SCCM/MECM

  • Experience with troubleshooting system hardware applications, system services, events, front and back end system settings, configurations, and policies

  • Experience with applying DoD STIG requirements and using SCAP tool

  • Experience working with system security applications (ACAS) and mitigating vulnerabilities

  • DoD 8570/8140 IAT Level II or III: (Security+ CE, VMWare VCP or VCA, or Win Server 2012 or higher, CompTIA Server +, Linux RHEL Cert)

  • Active DoD Secret clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with VMWare Horizon View

  • Experience using PowerShell CLI scripts

  • Experience using Teradici Management

  • Possess valid VMWare VCP certification

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.

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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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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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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