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Job #: R-00007623
Location: Herndon, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Defense & Intelligence Group has a current opening for a Tier 2 Systems Support Engineer/Administrator at our Client site in Herndon, VA. The GIMS Next (GEOINT Information Management Services) Program provides critical capabilities to help enable efficient and timely GEOINT collection management across multiple collection providers. GIMS operates on multiple hardware platforms and combines COTS software with a custom built application to meet critical mission objectives. The program is structured utilizing DevOps and Agile principles. These software development methods emphasize communication, collaboration (information sharing and web service usage), integration, automation, and measurement of cooperation between software developers and other IT professionals. Operational stability is the program's number one priority. This journeyman level systems engineer position will be required to work on a 365x24x7 shift team in support of the GeoINT Information Management Services program with the GIMS Ops Support Group (OS), who provides Mission Monitoring and Incident response. OS group works collaboratively with the Enterprise Support Center (ESC), Infrastructure Service Provider (ISP) to detect issues proactively and respond quickly in order to minimize impact to the user population and critical processes running on the GIMS system. An automated Dashboard helps to monitor and detect issues with connectivity, external message processing, critical processes and mission critical threads. The OS group is led by an OPS Chief Engineer and is responsible to meet Availability & Reliability thresholds and to respond expeditiously to user issues. • Build, submit, manage, and adjudicate Geospatial Information Needs (GINs) • Task GeoINT Collection resources across multiple suppliers and security classifications • Research/Visualization of requirement components, collection feasibility, plans/scheduling data, and satisfaction/accomplishment data Ideal candidate would likely have Intel Community (IC) domain experience, engineering background, be system-oriented and have a flair for working within a large-scale, sophisticated service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment. The position requires the ability to perform system health analysis, identify & analyze anomalies, collect preliminary data, recommend & effectively communicate solutions to problems to both government and contractor management. Additionally, engineer must be able to develop, coordinate & conduct low-level system tests with minimal direction. Candidate will provide input to management, subject to internal training curriculum, and provide training to more junior team members.
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
The candidate must have a current government TS/SCI level clearance and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
• Ability to work continuous rotating shifts
• WebLogic experience
• Basic networking knowledge
• Basic Unix/Linux skills
• Experience writing SQL queries
• Excellent oral and written communications skills
• Highly technically capable, willing to share knowledge with others
• Bachelor's degree with minimum of 2 yrs experience from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Knowledge of software programming and/or scripting concepts
• Domain expertise with IC community and/or systems that interact with GIMS
Experience with relational database systems
• Must have leadership experience with small teams
• Wily experience
• Experience with IBM mainframe
• WebLogic experience (1 year +)
• Basic networking knowledge (1 year+)
Basic Unix/Linux skills (1 year +)

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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