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Job #: R-00011168
Location: Bagram Airfield Afghanistan - Expat
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Defense Group, within Airborne Solutions Division at Leidos is seeking Systems Administrators in support of our SS-AISR program located in Bagram, Afghanistan.

As the Systems Administrator you will be responsible for providing direct technical support to all ISR (Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance) assets/platforms for the SS-AISR program, and, provide maintenance, troubleshooting and technical expertise of operating systems and system applications.

Primary Responsibilities
• Account creation in a domain environment
• Quarterly patch installation
• Troubleshooting issues on Aircraft and ground systems
• Managing/creating scripts
• Maintaining Cisco network equipment
• Technical documentation of procedures, and other duties.

Basic Qualifications

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below.
-Requires a Bachelor's degree, (additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree), and 4+ years of prior relevant experience, or Masters with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.

This position requires candidates to adhere to DoD 8570.01-M Certifications. You must have, and maintain, one of the following baseline certifications, and, one computing environment (CE) certification.
-Acceptable IAT Level II Baseline Certifications: Security+ CE, CASP, CCNA Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GISCP, GSEC, GCED, GCIH, or, SSCP
-Acceptable CE Certifications: Linux+, MCSA (2012/2016), MCSE: Server Infrastructure, MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure (2012/2016), RHCSA, RHCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

-Must have basic Windows system administration skills both in a Domain and Non-domain environment.
-Strong system troubleshooting and the ability to apply root cause analysis to determine hardware, software, network or configuration issues to identify the appropriate remediation.
-Firm understanding of RAID technologies and efficient storage of large datasets.
-Additional travel may be required, up to two months, in Iraq or Africa
-A current DoD Secret level of clearance, with the ability to obtain a final TS/SCI
-Valid passport for at least 3 years.
-Ability to read, write and speak English
-Must be able to meet CENTCOM CRC medical minimum standards
-Must be able to meet deployment training minimum standards
-Must be able to work with customers and subcontractors in a professional manner
-This position, although based in Bagram, may require travel to other sites within the program. This travel may be temporary, or permanent and assigned locations may change based on mission requirements and/or Program Manager's discretion.
-Must be able to work a 60/60 rotation work schedule;work 7 days a week, 12 hrs. per day, for 60 days, and 60 days off.

Desired Qualifications:
-Experience with Linux, Windows Systems and ESX virtual environments
-Experience with Networks and Cisco equipment.

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 .

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 .

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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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