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Job #: R-00017210
Location: Ballston Spa, NY
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Requisition:

Computer Systems Administrator

Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group currently has an opening for a Computer System Administrator (CSA) to work at Ballston Spa, NY. This is an opportunity to use your experience to help Leidos support Navy training. In this project, your CSA skills will be employed to support the IT systems and networks used to develop training products and to deliver this training.

Responsible for the installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of information technology (IT) systems, including associated hardware, used to create and develop training products and delivery. Ensures Software Application Programmers, Instructional Designers, Interactive Simulation Programmers, and maritime power training program SMEs are able to use installed IT systems to achieve project/program objectives. Troubleshoot, analyze and resolve software and system related problems. Coordinates with project leads and internal team members. Provide timely and professional recommendations to the team and customer

Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of experience or an Associate's Degree in Information Technology with four (4) years of professional experience or equivalent combined education/experience.

  • Must be experienced in supporting Windows server computing environment, specifically Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy Object management
  • Experience with the general administration of enterprise applications, servers and databases.
  • Experienced with the integration of hardware and applications software of major computing systems.
  • Experienced with Software updates and lifecycle management.
  • Assist the customer in troubleshooting including the recommendation of methods and software.
  • Active or current Final US Secret security clearance (or higher) is required to start work.

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Navy technical training practices is a plus.
  • Previous CSA experience supporting any branch of the Armed Forces is a plus.
  •  Active or current DoE L or Q clearance is a plus.

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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

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.

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