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Job #: R-00129257
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Remote Type: Remote
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Leidos has a career opportunity for an IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service) Manager to lead our team of Enterprise-Level Compute, Storage and Virtualization Administrators. In this role, the responsibilities include guiding the IaaS Administrators who are deploying, operating, and supporting Enterprise Infrastructure. The ideal candidate will have extensive technical experience, leadership skills, and a strategic mindset.

This is a remote position that may require travel to Orlando, Dallas, Virginia/DC area, or other locations for business purposes. After-hour and weekend work may be necessary.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Planning: Think strategically to develop multi-year Roadmaps. Follow/develop trend analysis on resource utilization to predict resource needs.
  • Team Leadership: Lead, mentor, and inspire a mid-sized team of geographically disbursed IaaS administrators, provide technical guidance, foster professional growth, and cultivate collaboration.
  • Technical Expertise: Develop and maintain an understanding of the tools and technologies utilized by the team.
  • Cross-functional collaboration: Collaborate with business stakeholders to identify compute/storage needs of the future and communicate changes to the service offerings.
  • Budget and Resource Management: Manage resource allocation, budget planning, and analyze utilization trends for resource forecasting.
  • Customer Service: Having a customer service focus is a MUST for both internal and external entities.
  • Agility: Work within a Scaled Agile Framework and participate in Agile Team events, including planning and delegating duties as required.
  • Risk Management: Adhere to company policies and processes including change control, security, corporate policies, ITIL, and Sarbanes Oxley 404.
  • Vendor Relationships: Establish, maintain, and gauge relationships with the vendors for the hardware/software used by the organization.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a related technical discipline and 5+ years of prior systems administration experience. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • At least 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams/projects.
  • Solid knowledge and experience working with IT systems and have an in-depth knowledge of IT systems engineering process and practices, including proven experience in developing and managing infrastructure-as-a-service solutions.
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of staff and management.
  • Ability to estimate the level of effort for initiatives.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, develop relationships, and obtain consensus among interested parties.
  • Ability to develop peer networks across an enterprise to maintain technology awareness and to support the resolution of problems.
  • US citizenship is required and able to obtain security clearance as needed.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Worked in an ITIL environment.
  • Possession of excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to lead architectural design discussions and carry those designs through deployment and into operations.
  • Experience with SAFe or other Agile Methodologies for planning/documenting work.
  • Experience with Splunk or other reporting tools.

Original Posting Date:


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.

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.


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 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

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