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Job #: R-00012565
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate career opportunity at San Antonio, Texas.

This position is for an Application/Systems Administrator for the External Interface Transfer System (EXITS) joining a team of EXITS Administrators and a larger diverse team of Information Technology (IT) experts covering all IT aspects to maintain smooth operation of the Defense Civilian Personnel Data System (DCPDS) applications and databases supporting over 935,000+ Department of Defense (DoD) civilian personnel records and online users.

DCPDS is a highly available 24/7, mission critical, Human Resource (HR) enterprise computing system.
EXITS is the application used to transfer key, critical data (including pay-related information) to and from DCPDS.

Primary Responsibilities:
DCPDS EXITS Systems Administrators are responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of the EXITS application.
Duties may include updating to new system upgrades, as well as support on current systems by tuning performance.

Basic Qualifications:
BS degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or additional relevant experience, in lieu of Bachelors or
Masters degree with 2-6 years or prior relevant experience.
Must be US Citizen.
Public Trust Clearance.
Will also need to successfully pass a DOD Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI) investigation upon starting in position, in order to qualify for placement into a DOD IT-1 position.
Possess and maintain a current Security+ CE certification (or higher) upon starting in position.
Working knowledge within Linux operating system to install, troubleshoot, and maintain applications.
Working knowledge of PL/SQL within Oracle and MySql databases.
A clear understanding of transfer protocols. SCP, SFTP, HTTP.
A solid understanding of public key certificate management.
Sound knowledge of application development and support.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with Linux/UNIX scripting. BASH, PERL, Python.
Experience with Secure Transport application.
Experience with Office Productivity products.
Good communications skills.
Familiarity with software development processes.
Ability to self-direct.

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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