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Job #: R-00012331
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

At Leidos, we use Python, Puppet, Kubernetes, and the AWS stack to build actual software that people both pay for and willingly use. If you're an up-and-coming systems administrator, particularly one interested in branching out into automation work, this is the role for you. While we have experienced dev-ops staff with strong sys-ad backgrounds, we're growing rapidly and need more infrastructure engineering talent.

Our staff is housed in a safe and welcoming habitat with infinite espresso, fancy ramen, and Atlassian tools. Experience the joy and frustration of Puppet! Get the hardware you ask for! Eat unlimited fruit snacks! Come work with the best team in Charlottesville. Maybe write some Python.

Primary Responsibilities

This job has two major focus areas. The first is the operation, improvement and upkeep of the bare-metal hardware ranging from racks, to laptops, to switches. This represents about half of the work, spiking during peak hiring. The other half of the role's responsibilities centers on the automation of system provisioning and the transition away from bare-metal. Our dedication to security places great constraints on the development environment. You will be called upon to participate in and support exploration of new and innovative engineering approaches while always maintaining enterprise security. This job requires attention to detail, ongoing outreach with development and maintenance of contacts throughout the enterprise and proven ability to work with teams to deliver a vibrant engineering environment.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or related field

Two or more years of professional experience in Linux systems administration

One or more years of experience in the maintenance of windows systems

Some experience with the fundamentals of network engineering

Some fluency in Python as well as familiarity with Bash

Preferred Qualifications

Professional experience with the AWS ecosystem, especially at significant scale

Prior experience with the maintenance of Hadoop, Spark, or OpenWhisk environments

Familiarity with VMWare, VirtualBox, Docker or comparable virtualization and containerization tooling

Fluency in Puppet, especially in conjunction with Hiera

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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