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Job #: R-00006863
Location: Laurel, MD
Category: Systems Engineering
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: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos has a career opening for a Senior Systems Engineer in Laurel, MD.

Performs technical planning, system integration, verification, and validation, evaluates alternatives including cost and risk, supportability and analyses for total systems. Provides senior-level support for maintenance, operation, and configuration of VMware. Performs required maintenance and support operations of a large VMware virtual infrastructure in accordance with established schedules and best practices.

• Configures, manages, and maintains the physical and virtual infrastructures.
• Designs, documents, tests, and implements virtual services and devices.
• Acts as a technical lead for major initiatives, changes, and deployments, and handle the diagnosis of complex issues within the virtual environment.
• Develops and maintains standard operating procedures.
• Detects, identifies, and performs complex problem isolation and resolution throughout the virtual architecture.
• Assesses and evaluates the current virtual computing infrastructure and provides recommendations for enhancements.
• Develops, maintains, and implements a proactive capacity planning model to support business decisions.
• Develops and executes contingency plans for network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages.

• Bachelor's degree in System Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering Science, Engineering Management, or related discipline from an accredited college or university is required; 5 yrs. of additional SE experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
• 20 years' experience as a Systems Engineer on programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
• Candidate must possess of one of the following active certifications:
-Red Hat Certified Systems Engineer (RHCSE)
-Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate-Server (MCSA-Serv)
-Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
-NetApp Certified Data Management Administrator (NCDA)
-XML Master Basic (XML)
-Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA)
-VMWare Certified Professional (Vsphere 5) - VCP5
-EMC Isilon Storage Professional (ICSP)
-Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
-Tibco Trained Professional-Enterprise Message Service (TTP-EMS)
-Riverbed Certified Solutions Professional (RCSP)

• Must have an active TS/SCI with Polygraph clearance.

**External Referral Eligible**

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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