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Job #: R-00024640
Location: Silver Spring, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos' Government Health & Safety Solutions Group is looking for a full time Junior System Administrator/Storage Operations to support the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Data Center program. This position is contingent upon contract award.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of systems, including associated hardware.

Coordinate with other System Administrators on the team to:

  • Operate, maintain, troubleshoot, manage, and upgrade all servers (physical and virtual), tools, appliances, and system software.
  • Operate, maintain, and manage all server virtualization platforms, software, configurations, and automation (e.g., VMWare).
  • Provide remote/logical operations and maintenance support for all approved servers outside of the Data Centers in the Field Offices.
  • Coordinate troubleshooting of all servers in the Field locations with onsite support personnel.
  • Contact and coordinate with 3rd party vendors and Government personnel to resolve incidents or operational problems in response to service interruptions.
  • Test, validate, and deploy all hardware and software functionality patches and updates.
  • Troubleshoot and remediate performance issues (including but not limited to CPU, memory, network interface card, disk controller).
  • Track resource (such as memory and processor) utilizations and reclaim underutilized resources after confirmation and FDA approval.
  • Create, manage, maintain, track, test, validate, and document an FDA approved standard image for Windows, UNIX, and Linux servers.
  • Create, manage, and maintain an SOP, SCP, installation guide, and CONOPS.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience performing the daily activities of configuration and operation of systems.
  • Experience optimizing system operation and resource utilization, and performing system capacity analysis and planning.
  • Experience providing assistance to users in accessing and using business systems.
  • Hands-on experience with the following tools: SolarWinds and native server monitoring tools, BigFix, Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), ServiceNow
  • Familiarity with Virtualization, particularly Vmware/Vsphere

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic scripting skills (python)
  • Experience compiling and building C++ and Java code

Education and Years of Experience:

BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 years of prior relevant experience.

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust. Must be eligible for Tier 2 – Sensitive Moderate Risk

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

External Referral Bonus:

Ineligible

Potential for Telework:

Yes

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

About 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.

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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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