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Job #: R-00007674
Location: WASHINGTON, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

The Global Security Services division at Leidos has an opening for a Linux System Administrator to work at one of our customer locations in Washington, DC. In this position, you will utilize your Linux experience to provide system installation, configuration, troubleshooting of our customer's case management systems.

Primary Responsibilities

System Administrators shall install, maintain, administer, upgrade, and configure Linux operating systems to include central authentication and authorization services; analyze stored data and make recommendations relating to performance and efficiency of that data storage; provide onsite architecture support, development, and administration of hardware and software; apply firmware patches and routine maintenance updates; troubleshoot system problems/issues with external stakeholders, determine root cause, and coordinate or implement resolution with other infrastructure teams; provide for critical incident response and problem management including root cause of system problems, such as configuration issues resulting in operational performance degradation or system outages, supporting the Government with information and advice on the necessary corrective actions and/or interim workarounds; work with key stakeholders to perform quality assurance functions in order to verify that proposed and implemented changes adhere to FBI quality standards; create/update/execute required documentation, e.g. scripts, reports; responsible for monitoring software upgrade requirements and ensuring compliance and compatibility with existing configurations; assist in the development of user and system administration documentation; assist in data migrations as necessary; and provide after hours and weekend support to address hardware and issues.

Basic Qualifications
  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of experience in Linux and Unix environments.
  • Must have an active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility.


Preferred Qualifications
  • 3 years of experience in Windows environments
  • 3 years of experience with DataPower
  • 3 years of experience with ECM products, specifically Documentum
  • 3 years of experience with IBM TIM/TAM other similar enterprise products
  • 3 years of experience with requirements tracking products such as Team Foundation Server (TFS) and JIRA


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 32,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com .

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here .

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to spam.leidos@leidos.com .

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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