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Job #: R-00011559
Location: Adelphi, 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
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

Job Description

Leidos has a current opening for a Windows Systems Administrator to manage a small windows network isolated from outside connections, as well as provide technical support and guidance to the overall customer mission. The candidate will be responsible for the overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and software. The candidate will establish and implement standards for computer operations for compatibility between hardware and software. The candidate will schedule, plan and perform system upgrades. The candidate will collaborate, support, and offer advice to the customer in technical matters related to the organization's overall mission.

Primary Responsibilities

Continuously maintain the customer's network, to include updates, upgrades, backups and general maintenance.
  • Close working collaboration with a small integrated team of customer and Leidos users
  • Managing several external classified WAN terminals, including COMSEC management
  • Develop functional requirements through interaction with our customer's end-users, coordinate system enhancements or changes, and complete these tasks on their own.
  • Develop and define, and present for customer approval, policies and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) to achieve the system performance required by our customer organization
  • Manage (including issuing, upgrades, and disposition) of customer computing and network-related hardware

Basic Qualifications
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree in a technical field (computer science, cybersecurity, or other STEM field)
  • Requires a Minimum of 8 yrs overall Systems experience and at least one year as a Windows System Administrator or equivalent is required.
  • Must have DOD 8570, IAT Level II certification or be able to complete it within 180 days. IAT certification includes CompTIA Security+ or other classes listed at .
  • Must possess a current and active Top Secret clearance and be eligible for Special Access read-on post-hire.
  • Speak, read, and write fluently in the English language.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience as an ISSO (Information Assurance officer) or cybersecurity officer
  • Experience working onsite in a DOD customer office (including within the Army Research Lab)
  • Familiarity with Army Information Assurance requirements and accreditation procedures
  • Prior experience with network that span multiple security classification levels

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 .

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 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 .

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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