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Job #: R-00024896
Location: Marysville, CA
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/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opportunity for a System Administrator at Beale AFB California. The System Administrator will support USAF Intelligence Operations at DGS-2 (9th Intelligence Squadron Tenant Units) .

The 9th Intelligence Squadron (Air Combat Command) conducts 24/7 real-time Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations as a part of Distributed Ground Site-2 (DGS-2) in direct support of combat operations, national, DoD and Air Force leaders, key Coalition partners, and combatant commanders worldwide.  Capabilities within the Squadron include global command and control for the collection and Processing, Exploitation and Dissemination (PED) of ISR data from the U-2 Dragon Lady, MQ-1 Predator, MQ-9 Reaper and RQ-4 Global Hawk.

Note- Occasional rotating shift work dependent on mission needs.

Job Description

The IT Systems Administrator will support the Air Force DCGS enterprise at Beale AFB California by providing IT support to maintain, upgrade and manage software, hardware and networks.  The applicant will work independently and as part of a team responsible for the maintenance, configuration and reliable operations of computer systems and other network devices.  The applicant will apply knowledge of computer science principles, information management principles, data processing functions, and Automated Data Processing (ADP) hardware and software systems structures and operations.  The applicant must understand computer programming languages and techniques to provide IT solution support across multiple platforms and networks. The applicant must be familiar with various operating systems and platforms, database administration, SharePoint, troubleshooting issues and outages. 


  • Bachelors degree is required. Additional IT experience can substitute for a degree .
  • 4 or more years of system administration or (similar) experience.
  • Must have exceptional communication and problem solving skills.
  • Must possess a current TS/SCI security clearance.
  • Must have a current Security+ required by DoD 8570.  Candidates that meet  IAT Level II or IAM level I may also be qualified. 

Desired skills: 

  • Familiarity with Remedy, Active Directory, Remote Desktop, Windows 10, and SharePoint.
  • Experience installing and configuring software, hardware and networks. 
  • Experience monitoring system performance and troubleshooting issues.  
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation tools such as MS PowerShell is highly desired.
  • Previous experience with secure and unsecure communication network routing protocols, routers and cryptologic devices is also highly desired.

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI


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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