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Job #: R-00026308
Location: Aurora, CO
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 with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The National Solutions Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Tier 2 Hardware System Maintainer (Day staff) to support a client’s requirements in a challenging, dynamic setting located in the Alice Springs area.  The position requires an active TS/SCI with Polygraph. The Tier 2 Hardware System Maintainer receives and responds to problems reported by customers and escalated from Tier 1. The Tier 2 Hardware System Maintainer will work in a highly collaborative environment with teammates, key stakeholders and the Government customer to ensure mission continuity and support to the IC community.

Primary Roles & Responsibilities:

As a Tier 2 System Maintainer you will have the opportunity to:

  • Communicate with customers and technical component’s to fully understand the problem.
  • Research problems by accessing internal and external knowledge databases.
  • Facilitate technical communications between operations and development staff.
  • Distribute defect reports and system data collected during anomaly investigations.
  • Plan and coordinates maintenance activities, performs upgrades and supports the transition and acceptance of new and modified systems.
  • Examine customer problems and implement appropriate corrective action to initiate a repair, a return or service the product in the field.

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

  • TS/SCI with Polygraph is required. 
  • BA degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Proven computer hardware, software and system troubleshooting skills
  • System administration skills
  • Ability to recognize problems or errors, provide innovative solutions to complex problems, and respond appropriately
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration

  • CompTIA Security+ certification
  • Ability to interact with system users and customers
  • Ability to be flexible to adapt to changing situations
  • Ability to demonstrate resourcefulness

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


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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