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Job #: R-00009970
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

The Leidos Defense Group currently has a position opening for a Security Systems Admin. at our customer site in Ft. Meade, MD. This classified position will directly help secure sensitive facilities against unauthorized entry.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems.
  • 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.
  • Responsible for developing solutions to complex technical issues specific to Unix and Windows that impact multiple areas. ​

    Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
  • Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process.
  • Optimizes system operations and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning
  • Provides in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems
  • Provides detailed analysis and feedback to agency management and internal customers for escalated tickets
  • Responsible for entire projects or processes spanning multiple technical areas.
  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
  • Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.
  • Provides hands on problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems in a Tier 2 setting.



Basic Qualifications
  • Requires a minimum of 10+ years' experience in programs and contracts within the Federal Government.
  • Requires a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university. 5+ years of system administration experience may be substituted for a bachelor's degree.
  • Must have an active Active TS/SCI Clearance with polygraph equivalent upon hire.
  • A minimum of 3+ years hands on experience with the provisioning of system admin services for an enterprise scale physical security system that uses messaging and distributed data processing.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Server 2008 R2 on Dell Servers, Dell Storage Area Networks, Brocade and Cisco network equipment, Symantec NetBackup software
  • LENEL OnGuard Enterprise Security System certification (1000-7000)


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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