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Job #: R-00020881
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense


Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a strong systems administrator to become part of our team at the Washington Navy Yard location. An active TS clearance is required to be considered for the role. The candidate must also receive a SCI within a reasonable amount of time.

The successful candidate will have a strong operating system and cyber security background.  He or she will be responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of multiple platforms using multiple operating systems.

Primary Responsibilities:

·   Set up and administer accounts as well as maintain system documentation
·   Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
·   Will be responsible for setting up and maintaining multiple computers systems.
·   Works with development team with enhancements to the systems.
·   Evaluates and installs developed software during various phases of testing. 
·   Install system wide software and implement critical system patches
·   Administers and/or oversees systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules which are critical to the success of programs.
·   Coordinate installation and development of strategy, design and implementation.
·   Maintaining system documentation
·   Perform diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
·   Tuning system performance
·   Participate in the creation of the overall management plan
·   Installing system wide software
·   May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to more junior personnel.External Referral Eligible

• Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of prior relevant experience.  Additional years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree.

• Active TS clearance; candidate must be eligible for a SCI within a reasonable amount of time

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret


Yes, 10% of the time

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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