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Job #: R-00011494
Location: St. Louis, MO
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for candidates for a Sr. Systems Administrator role to support our customer in St.Louis, MO. An ACTIVE TS/SCI level clearance is REQUIRED for consideration. The shift for this opening is 5:30 AM to 5:30 PM. Shifts are worked on a 3on/4off, 4on/3off basis, with days of work being Wednesday - Saturday.

The Sr. Systems Admin will manage the functionality and efficiency of a group of computers running on one or more operating systems
  • Maintains the integrity and security of servers and systems.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts.
  • Maintains system documentation
  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • May program in an administrative language.
  • Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.
  • Provides advice and training to end-users.
  • Participates in special projects as required.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of systems administration experience or equivalent is required
  • An ACTIVE TS/SCI level clearance and willingness to obtain POLY upon request is required for consideration
  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and techniques used in computer, network and storage system administration and support.
  • Knowledge of related hardware and software i.e. Server, Unix/Linux, Cisco, and Microsoft products
  • May require professional certification in one or more specific technologies, depending on job assignment
  • Knowledge of basic networking principles (routing, DNS, etc.) and/or system administration (perfmon, services, software installation, etc.) desired.
  • Working knowledge of enterprise monitoring technologies (BMC BEM/SIM/BPPM, HP NNM, CA eHealth, etc.) and ITSM suites (Remedy, Siebel, HP Service Desk, etc.) desired.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Hands-on experience with one or more of the following technologies strongly desired:
  • Microsoft Exchange (2010 preferred) - recipient administration, server administration, monitoring, break-fix, OWA
  • Netbackup - monitoring scheduled backup jobs, restarting backups, executing restores, verification of backup data integrity
  • SAN/NAS - monitoring status, basic troubleshooting, space allocation
  • Virtualization - monitoring or supporting virtual servers and desktops using Citrix and VMWare
  • Imagery libraries and imagery exploitation systems - Troubleshooting imagery flow, systems interfaces, availability of images and throughput of imagery systems
  • Experience in technical operations at DOD agencies, particularly NCW and DIA


"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 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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