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Job #: R-00025754
Location: Herndon, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking Systems Administrators with TS/SCI clearances and polygraphs to work on an intelligence community information technology (IT) contract in the Reston, VA, area.  Systems Administrators are responsible for installing, configuring, administering, supporting, and maintaining customer IT systems. Some positions offer shift work with day/night schedules.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Server & system administration and operations.
  • Undertake efforts to improve performance, implement critical patches or updates, and other routine system administration tasks.
  •  Provide direct support to other Server infrastructure teams and cross train to alleviate single points of
  • failure and meet ongoing responsibilities.
  • Investigate, evaluate, and recommend viable hardware and software solutions as appropriate; identify
  • efficiency opportunities.
  • Interpret and implement system standards, processes, and security specifications to maintain
  • organizational IT standards.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:  Requires BS and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

Basic Qualifications

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph
  • Positions are available at all skill levels. 
  • Preferred Qualifications 
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • CompTIA Network+ Expertise with: IBM Lotus Notes, Lotus Domino, Sametime. · Domino/Lotus Notes Server Administration · MS Server Administration · MS Server 2008/2012 · VMWare · Amazon Web Services (AWS)

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph



Scheduled Weekly Hours:



24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern

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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