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Job #: R-00017613
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil


Job Requisition:

Senior Desktop Engineer

Job Description:

Leidos is searching for a talented desktop engineer to join the team managing the Department of Justice’s Justice Management Division (JMD) desktop computing environment. This is an exciting opportunity to support JMD and the larger ESA IV program supporting the Department of Justice in Washington, DC.

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • The candidate and his/her team will be responsible for the construction, deployment, and maintenance of the customer’s Windows 10 “gold” image, software packaging and distribution, and configuration management.
  • Timely resolution of Tier 3 support escalations from the Service Desk, and other desktop-related projects as needed.
  • Provide technical leadership for the JMD Device Management team
  • The position will report into the JMD Service Delivery Manager and work directly with the federal task lead as well as with the larger ESA IV desktop engineering team.

Education & Experience:

  • BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience

Required Skills (5+ years):

  • Full-lifecycle management (design, construction, deployment, and maintenance) of Windows 10 desktop images
  • Implementation and usage of endpoint management tools, especially Microsoft SCCM
  • Security compliance and mitigation (DISA STIG), Group Policy, Compliance Baselines
  • Software packaging and automated deployment
  • Strong experience troubleshooting obscure and difficult issues in a diverse environment (Tier 3)
  • Creation and troubleshooting SCCM Task Sequences
  • Experience supporting and coordinating large scale tech refresh

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with VDI and Azure
  • Working knowledge of PowerShell scripting
  • Experience working in a Government
  • Office 365

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:




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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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