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Job #: R-00007869
Location: Reston, VA
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: Intelligence

Job Description:

The role calls for a Linux Administrator to support the deployment and maintaining of products, tools and capabilities. The Linux Administrator provides systems and software operations and maintenance support in a large network enterprise, multi-enclave environment. This individual will work in a team environment to ensure mission needs are met and ensure functionality of capabilities of customers.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Design, build and deploy applications in a hardened enterprise Linux environment.
  • Review and compare multiple platform options for applications and collaborating with specific teams to choose an appropriate platform.
  • Deploy and maintain tools set that simplify provisioning and support of a large enterprise Linux environment.
  • Plan, configure and implement features on the Linux platform that enhance availability, response time, and monitoring of key system metrics.
  • Provide support implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems. Rapidly distinguish isolated user problems from enterprise-wide application/system problems.
  • Coordinate with customers and stakeholders to collect data, conduct analysis, develop, and implement solutions associated with incident tickets and requirements.
  • Develop solutions to complex technical issues.
  • Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, resolution steps taken) for Root Cause analysis, engineering technical assessment and process improvement initiatives.
  • Support customer requirements in a 24x7 environment and schedule.
  • Provide general systems administration mentoring and training to 24x7 Service Operations Center personnel.
  • Develop and update operations and maintenance documentation for 24x7 Service Operations Center personnel.


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.

Basic Qualifications

  • Strong foundation of knowledge around AWS cloud services and the cloud ecosystem. (Cisco UCS, Splunk, Solarwinds, elastic search, dhcp, ldap)
  • Subject matter expert with Linux (RHEL)/CentOS
  • Experience setting up and modifying system monitoring with Nagios
  • Scripting language experience
  • Required support experience and/or current working knowledge in the following areas:
  • RHEL
  • Scripting/Automation
  • Troubleshooting issues in a growing environment
  • Experience with server patch management methodologies
  • Domain and expert technical knowledge.
  • TS/SCI with Poly required for Position


Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred scripting in Bash, Perl, and Python


NSOINT

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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