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Job #: R-00018387
Location: Atlanta, GA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a System Administrator to work in our Atlanta office in support of the Government’s Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR).

Primary Responsibilities

This position is contingent upon contract award.

  • The SA shall provide day-to-day administration, operation, and maintenance of systems and associated networks. Responsibilities include but are not limited to; assistance in resolution of user questions/problems with regard to installed systems and equipment; corrective and preventative maintenance support to identify and correct performance and implementation failures, faults or defaults that impair system/equipment performance and functionality; coordination of warranty work, troubleshooting and emergency repairs to effect immediate corrections so that operations are not interrupted; preventative maintenance to adjust, maintain, or otherwise improve performance or enhance the overall maintainability of system/equipment modification and/or correction.


The position requires an individual that can perform prompt, efficient, and professional support to user for their assigned sites, can track and report on the status of work; is able to provide front-line troubleshooting; and is able to utilize a background of experience to resolve issues. Staff in this labor category should possess strong customer service skills, be able to articulate (written and verbally) the problem/issues at their site, and articulate solutions to management and be able to work independently.

  • Performing prompt, efficient and professional support for their assigned site(s), reporting on the status of the work on assigned sites in their area of responsibility (AOR)
  • Providing front line troubleshooting and support to users at their assigned sites(s) and to other users requesting support, and is able to utilize a background of experience to resolve issues at their assigned sites(s) and other users as necessary.
    Creating and maintaining accounts for these users as required using provided tools
    Applying patches and updates to deployed equipment
    Updating site based line images on a regular basis as required by the appropriate System Security Plan SSP) and in accordance with the local management
    Managing tape backup server, tape backup library, and tape workstations user-to-archive user data and perform system backups, refilling the inventory of blank tapes, managing other than normal operations, and identifying and correcting unexpected situations
  • Will design and architect an infrastructure for the development, testing, and production.  It will include the engineering for the backup solution, high availability, redundancy, and disaster recovery to support a 99.999% uptime requirement for the production environment.

Education /Experience:

BS degree, similar technical field of study or equivalent practical experience and at least 8 years of experience in monitoring, managing and administering, implementing Windows based servers and system in a production environment. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree

Preferred Qualifications:

Maintaining cloud (examples: Azure, AWS) infrastructure systems
AWS and/or Azure system administration / infrastructure related certification  

SecDevOps experience

Experience supporting federal agencies

Experience with Jira

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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