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Job #: R-00004556
Location: Elkridge, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense & Intel

Job Description:

Job Description: Leidos, with Operations in Columbia, MD, is looking for a System Administrator to begin work designing and implementing development and operational IT environments to support an exciting new contract in support of the Department of Defense. The successful candidate will join a cross-functional agile development team of approximately 8 personnel. The System Administrator will be supported by the Program Manager and a System Engineer to perform the following standard duties:
• Provide support for the design, procurement, installation, and configuration of development and operational IT environments
• Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
• Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems
• Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, etc.
• Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning
• Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
• Configures and manages UNIX and Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
Base Qualifications:
• A minimum of 8 years of experience as a system administrator
• Bachelor's Degree in a technical field can be substituted for four (4) years of experience
• Ability to obtain a TS/SCI clearance with polygraph. An active clearance is preferred
Required Skills:
• Systems Administration experience working with Windows, UNIX, Linux, virtualization, containers, orchestration, and cm/scripting technologies
• Experience making hardware design and procurement decisions accounting for cost, power, space, cooling, and capability constraints
• Experience executing technical and logistical requirements including equipment installation and mounting, cabling, and physical configuration
• Experience working in agile or DevOps teams
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including experience working directly with customers to discuss their requirements and objectives
Desired Skills:
• Expertise in architecting and designing solutions for complex software development projects, accounting for scalability, flexibility, performance, and security.

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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