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Job #: R-00124429
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Remote Type: No Remote
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Leidos Defense Group is seeking a Sr. Linux and Solaris Systems Administrator 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.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directly report to Tier III Linux-Solaris Technical Lead on all technical concerns

  • 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.

  • Test and modify detailed implementation plan 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 support for onboarding and standup of new enclaves and environments as needed.

  • Interact with Tier II support and evaluate vendor products.

  • 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.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree and/or 10+ 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.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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…

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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.

Original Posting Date:

12/11/2023

While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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