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Job #: R-00017344
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health


Job Requisition:

Linux System Administrator

Job Description:

The Health Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Linux System Administrator to work on the Veterans Affairs Medical Appointment Scheduling System (MASS) program. The MASS program deployed the Epic Cadence scheduling application to support schedulers, and ultimately our Veterans, within the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Columbus Ambulatory Care Center. As the system administrator, you will support the administration, management and maintenance of the Linux servers in development, test and production environments. In this position, you will be responsible for the Linux platforms in the Azure

Primary Responsibilities

·       Support all Linux server administration for applications in all environments (development, test, production, etc.)

·       Support Linux platform management and maintenance (e.g. patching, security, etc.)

·       Support all Azure Cloud Linux platforms

·       Operational support for Cache database installations on Linux servers

·       Support all Linux-Azure disaster recovery and redundancy operations

·       Excellent analytical, troubleshooting and problem-solving skills; must have strong attention to detail


Basic Qualifications

  • Requires BS degree and 3 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Linux System Administration: 3 years of experience
  • Scripts: 1 year
  • Familiar with FISMA and FedRAMP certifications, government security, operational metrics, monitoring and server provisioning is a plus
  • Cache DB: 1 year
  • ·Microsoft Windows: 3 years
  • Azure: 1 year

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust



Scheduled Weekly Hours:




Requisition Category:


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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