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Job #: R-00022224
Location: Fort Meade, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Rotating
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Leidos Enterprise and Cyber Solutions Operation is looking for a Systems Administration Tier II Support specialist who will be a key member of a dynamic, multi-disciplined team supporting the Mission Partner Environment – Services (MPE-S) contract at the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) at Ft. Meade. The Air Force Mission Partner Capabilities Office (MPCO) will execute the MPE-S contract, with responsibility for modernization, management, integration and consolidation of multiple programs and networks, including CENTRIXS, CFBLNet, BICES, BICES-X, Pegasus, APAN and the MPE-IS. The enterprise Mission Partner Environment will enable essential collaboration between the DoD and U.S. Coalition partners, connecting nearly 45,000 global users in support of the mission.  This role will organize and direct the configuration and operation of information management systems.

Please Note:

This role supports a 24 x 7 operation and, therefore, may require rotating shifts.

An active Secret/SSBI Clearance is required.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directs the work of other system administrators to provide the day-to-day system administration to include system and resource optimization, and user assistance.
  • Conducts capacity and performance analysis, and provides system configuration change and upgrade recommendations.
  • Organize and direct the configuration and operation of information management systems.
  • Increases system administrator efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts, develops system administrator procedures, and conducts system administrator training and skills assessment.
  • Serves as the initial point of contact for troubleshooting complex tier II hardware/software PC problems
  • Provides phone support to users in the areas of e-mail/exchange, print services, directories, standard Windows desktop applications, chat, and SharePoint
  • Provides 2nd level support for DNS, Group Policies, Domain Services, Database Servers, VOIP, XMPP, McAfee Anti-Virus, ACAS, vCenter, WSUS, SolarWinds, and File Servers
  • Provides 2nd level support for routers, switches, firewalls, and network infrastructure
  • Answers and addresses trouble calls from Customers and Tier I organizations
  • Creates and Updates trouble tickets in DISA's Global Ticketing Management System (Remedy trouble ticket system)
  • Compiles analysis of trouble tickets to provide monthly trending reports
  • Monitors status of open tickets and reporting progress at the weekly operations meeting with the customer
  • Builds briefing slides concerning trouble ticket progress as required
  • Escalates trouble tickets to third level engineers when unable to address at the tier II level
  • Provides 24 by 7 call center support

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Network Engineering, Math) OR at least ten years of general experience of which ten years is directly related experience.
  • Five years direct experience with DoD/Military/Agency projects supporting IT networks
  • Must hold active, in scope DOD Top Secret Clearance
  • DoD 8570 IAT Level II certified
  • Technical cert - Microsoft/OS, VMware, CCNA, Juniper, or SolarWinds cert
  • Due to the nature of the work and contract requirements, US Citizenship is required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITIL V3 Foundations certificate

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret



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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

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