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Job #: R-00001365
Location: Bagram Airfield Afghanistan - Expat
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

It's a great time to join the Leidos Defense & Intelligence Group. We are seeking for a Systems Administrator in support of our SS-AISR program located in Bagram, Afghanistan.

As the Systems Administrator you will be responsible for providing direct technical support to all ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) assets/platforms for the SS-AISR program, and, provide maintenance, troubleshooting and technical expertise of operating systems and system applications.

Primary Responsibilities
• Account creation in a domain environment
• Quarterly patch installation
• Troubleshooting issues on Aircraft and ground systems
• Managing/creating scripts
• Maintaining Cisco network equipment
• Technical documentation of procedures, and other duties.

Basic Qualifications
-Requires a Bachelor's degree, and 4+ years of prior relevant experience, or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree.

This position requires candidates to adhere to DoD 8570.01-M Certifications. You must have, and maintain, one of the following baseline certifications, and, one computing environment (CE) certification.
-Acceptable IAT Level II Baseline Certifications: Security+ CE, CASP, CCNA Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GISCP, GSEC, GCED, GCIH, or, SSCP
-Acceptable CE Certifications: Linux+, MCSA (2012/2016), MCSE: Server Infrastructure, MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (2012/2016), RHCSA, RHCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

-Must have basic Windows system administration skills both in a Domain and Non-domain environment.
-Strong system troubleshooting and the ability to apply root cause analysis to determine hardware, software, network or configuration issues to identify the appropriate remediation.
-Firm understanding of RAID technologies and efficient storage of large datasets.
-Additional travel may be required, up to two months, in Iraq or Africa
-A current DoD Secret level of clearance, with the ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret/SCI
-Valid passport for at least 3 years.
-Ability to read, write and speak English
-Must be able to meet CENTCOM CRC medical minimum standards
-Must be able to meet deployment training minimum standards
-Must be able to work with customers and subcontractors in a professional manner
-This position, although based in Bagram, may require travel to other sites within the program. This travel may be temporary, or permanent and assigned locations may change based on mission requirements and/or Program Manager's discretion.

Preferred Qualifications
-Experience with Linux, Windows Systems and ESX virtual environments
-Experience with Networks and Cisco equipment.

*External Referral Eligible

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

12 Hour Shift Pattern

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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