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Job #: TR-652606
Location: Armed Forces Europe
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: No
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Leidos Defense and Intelligence Group is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator in response to an upcoming effort. This role requires that you provide outstanding support to our EUCOM and AFRICOM customers and team in Stuttgart, Germany. The successful candidate will be proficient in both Linux based and Windows based platforms. Knowledge of VM ware is also desired. In this role, you will be responsible for overall network and systems engineering support and planning, design, evaluation, and maintaining various components of the network and system.

***Must hold active Secret clearance to start work on program and must be able to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance***

Primary Responsibilities

As a member of the team, the successful candidate will assist with the implementation and refinement of the customer environment by installing, upgrading and patching Linux operating systems and Windows operating systems. Additionally, the successful candidate will deploy and configure COTS/GOTS applications and participate in full lifecycle planning of hardware and software platforms. In addition, successful candidates
Troubleshoots and resolves problems for classified and unclassified systems. Successful candidates will have extensive experience managing enterprise wide systems and significant experience administering enterprise servers and has strong working knowledge of PKI authentication, LDAP, AD and Distributed File Services.
Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.
Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources. This position may need to provide after-hours support and respond to emergency situations and resolve problems.


Requires a BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience or work experience in lieu of degree.

Required Experience

Solid knowledge of Linux, general Unix operating systems concepts and extensive systems administration experience related to CentOS, RedHat and/or SuSE or Windows Desktop and server operating systems.

Security implementations using PKI authentication and Unix/Windows OS hardening to DoD STIG standards.

Must provide clear and extensive documentation on system administration procedures for routine and complex tasks.

Management skills supporting fellow team members, and communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.

DoD 8570 certification required, i.e. Security+ and OS certification, Linux+, RedHat, Microsoft, etc

Active DoD Secret clearance with ability to obtain TS SCI
Desired Experience

EUCOM/ AFRICOM experience.
VM ware and SDN knowledge helpful.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Systems Administration


Defense & Intel
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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