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Job #: TR-660721
Location: Andrews Afb, MD
Category: Software Specialist
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has a career opportunity for a Windows VMware Automation Specialist to work at Joint Base Andrews.

Job Summary:

The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR, missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas required are: IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment.

This position requires a Windows Virtualization Automation Specialist at JBA / Joint Base Andrews to assist with the design, implementation, upgrades and support of an enterprise environment this will include change control process, incident response process and continuity of operations plan. The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate and will focus on making sure that the customer's IT needs are met quickly and effectively.

Primary Responsibilities

-Provide Operation and Sustainment support for the virtualization environment.

-Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for VMware virtualization environment.

-Monitor Network Servers utilizing SCOM, vROPS, & UCS-D

-Create Automation Scripts utilizing PowerShell Scripting and vRA.


Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of relevant experience. Additional years of related experience, training, and/or certifications accepted in lieu of a degree.

-Must hold current or obtain within 90 days of start date DoD 8570 IAT2 certification Security+ CE or higher.

-Experience utilizing Automation Scripts to solve reoccurring problems, PowerShell and other tools native to Windows and VMware.

-Currently possess a DoD Secret Security clearance or higher.

-Experience solving re-occurring problems within the environment using PowerShell Scripting to developer Automation Programs / Scripts.

-Experience guiding projects that are specific to building Automation Scripts or Scripting in general.

-Experience with VMware.

-Experience working in an ITIL-based enterprise IT environment.


-ITIL certification.

-Experience working with ITSM tools, especially Remedy.

-Experience working in a military command or operations center, particularly an Air Force Communications Focal Point (CFP)

-Knowledge of Air Force, Pentagon, and/or AFNCR.

-Experience working at the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), and Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB).

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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