Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Sr. Linux and Solaris Systems Administrator Technical Lead in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Ft Meade, MD. DISA acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to its customers, the department of Defense (DoD), and national security organizations. The candidate will be a senior team member managing Tier III support for a major DISA program.
Directly report to Tier III Technical Lead on all technical concerns
Assisting in hiring processes for multiple labor categories as required
Provides coaching and reviewing the work of lower-level Linux and Solaris technical staff.
Provide System Administration for a robust lab used to test, implement, research, and develop solutions that will be provided to remote Tier II partners for implementation in the production environment.
Author detailed implementation plans for successful completion by Tier II personnel.
Provide effective technical expertise to sustain a mostly virtual lab environment.
Provide support for ticket escalation on major outages.
Be able to work in a rapid paced environment at times.
Provide strategic input with development partners to ensure customers understand emerging needs and technological advancements.
Lead the onboarding and standup of new enclaves and environments as needed.
Interact with Tier II support and evaluate vendor products.
Make recommendations to purchase hardware and software.
Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.
Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.
Support M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for occasional on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergencies.
Bachelor's degree and/or 12+ years of overall related experience with Linux server environment. Specific experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
Extensive Linux and/or Solaris experience
Extensive experience working with virtual environments using VMware and VDI applications
Extensive understanding of DoD security requirement and application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.
Understand networking operations supporting Lab environments
Currently possess an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret is required for this position.
Currently possess DoD 8570 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.
VMware Certified Professional (VCP) or other VCP End-User Computing Track course/certifications
Integration of cyber security tools and systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.
Candidates with knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus.
Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy, ServiceNow, ITSM+, etc…
ITIL v3 Foundation certified
Pay Range:Pay Range $105,300.00 - $190,350.00
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® innovation company rapidly addressing the world’s most vexing challenges in national security and health. The company's global workforce of 47,000 collaborates to create smarter technology solutions for customers in heavily regulated industries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $15.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2023. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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