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Job #: R-00015195
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Requisition:

Spectrum Protect Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Spectrum Protect Engineer with experience to support the ESA IV program. ESA IV is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice. The program provides a range of IT services, including help desk, deskside support, Windows workstation engineering and maintenance, Windows Server, managed print services, ITSM, Active Directory services, and video conferencing, among others.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide Backup/Recovery administration support
  • Scheduling and monitoring backups, performing problem determination on failed backups, reporting monthly measurements and managing storage capacity
  • Making recommendations to improve the environment, propose solutions to issues in a planned timeline, maintaining current documentation, attending scheduled meetings, and hardware/software resource management
  • Provide rotational after hours and on-call support for functional area

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years prior relevant experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree
  • 3-5 years of experience with full life-cycle management/operations of reliable large scale Spectrum Protect infrastructure
  • Command line operations experience with Spectrum Protect servers, clients, and Oracle TDPs
  • Experience installing, upgrading, and configuring Spectrum Protect server, client, and Oracle TDPs code on AIX, Linux, and Windows
  • Ability to perform basic AIX, Linux, and Windows operating system commands to troubleshoot and remediate Spectrum Protect issues
  • Command line operations experience with IBM Tivoli Workload Scheduler (or another external scheduling tool) for managing Spectrum Protect backups, administrative functions, and other automation
  • Experience operating Spectrum Protect infrastructure in multiple simultaneous geographic locations
  • Tivoli Storage Manager 8.1.7
  • HW: IBM TS3500 and IBM 3592 library and drive systems

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ability to work with and collaborate across multiple teams
  • Ability to develop mutually beneficial relationships
  • Ability to work independently with customers
  • Ability to troubleshoot and remediate issues
  • Ability to be proactive
  • Ability and desire to learn new skills
  • Ability to simplify, streamline, and improve service delivery
  • Ability to write simple to moderately complex Unix/Windows scripts
  • Ability to identify basic network routing and firewall issues
  • Familiarity with SAN, Vmware, and Cloud infrastructure
  • Accountable for strong individual, team, and customer performance
  • Accountable for customer satisfaction
  • Accountable for always available error free delivery of service
  • Accountable for working in a 24X7 environment

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



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Job Family:

Systems Administration




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 33,000 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

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