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Job #: R-00015076-OTHLOC-PL-2D0855
Location: Fairfax, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

IT Infrastructure Engineer

Job Description:

No two career paths will ever look the same. At Leidos, we know the most talented and diverse IT and engineering professionals will always have a multitude of career choices; your time at Leidos will be a wise investment in your career and in yourself.

Our Civil business is helping to modernize and manage infrastructure, systems and controls, and cybersecurity for civilian agencies and commercial clients around the globe. With core competencies in information technology, energy and environment, complex logistics, and specialized engineering, we solve technical challenges and implement newfound efficiencies on a number of programs!

Job Description

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The Exploration and Mission Support Operation (EMS) within the Civil Group has an opening for an IT Infrastructure Engineer.  This full-time, funded position is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Infrastructure engineer to provide on-program support to a large, complex IT Infrastructure and Services program.  The successful candidate will bring significant experience supporting the operations and maintenance of large IT environments spread across multi-site physical, virtual, and cloud infrastructures; significant experience in supporting the design, implementation, and testing of IT infrastructure solutions for Federal IT customers; and technical expertise across multiple platforms with a focus on high availability solutions.  As a senior IT Engineer, candidates will bring systems engineering discipline to maximize infrastructure performance and develop innovative IT solutions.

Note: This position will allow for telecommuting and will allow for working remotely from home for those residing in the Virginia, Maryland and Washington DC metro area.

Primary Responsibilities

• IT infrastructure engineer tasked with O&M management of large, multi-site data center and cloud hosted IT infrastructure, including networking, storage, hosting, load balancing, performance optimization, and security compliance, for Federal IT customers
• Supports large teams of multidisciplinary IT specialists in execution of program requirements and in meeting all performance targets
• Executes actions for infrastructure incident management, problem management, performance tuning, asset control, and configuration management
• Ensures security compliance for all production systems through patching and configuration control
• Ensures software and hardware currency for all systems in purview; contributes to developing technical road maps for upgrades and technology insertion

Basic Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with a minimum 6 years in IT Infrastructure engineering and administration roles
• Minimum of one high level technical certification (CCNP, MCSE, VCAP, LPIC-3, etc)
• Demonstrated experience designing, implementing, testing, integrating, and maintaining large-scale IT infrastructure
• ITIL Foundations certification
• A wide range of knowledge across IT domains, including networking, storage, cloud, data center hosting, disaster recovery, and cyber security.  Fluency in Windows Server, Linux/Unix, VMWare, various storage technologies (EMC, NetApp, etc.), load balancing, and high availability
• Ability to multitask and support technology in a fast-paced, evolving environment
• Excellent customer service capability and communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications
• Uptime Institute Accredited Operations Specialist (AOS) or equivalent.
• Experience supporting Federal IT customers


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 25% of the time

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering




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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