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Job #: R-00024041
Location: Martinsburg, WV
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Systems/ Server Operations Manager to manage, operate, and support a 24/7/365 server and storage enterprise infrastructure on-premise and in the cloud for a U.S. Government organization with a broad geographical footprint and complex service delivery requirements.  The successful candidate will bring significant experience in network administration, operations, and maintenance.
This position is based in Kearneysville, WV. Must be U.S. citizen and possess an active Secret clearance.

No experience, mandatory or preferred qualifications are listed.

Basic Quals

  • Active Secret clearance
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
  • 8+ years’ experience in system/server administration, operations, and maintenance
  • 3+ years of experience supervising or leading system and storage admin teams at multiple locations
  • Experience supporting and maintaining a classified network
  • Experience provisioning/ configuring/ hardening/ maintaining both physical and virtual servers; and capacity planning/ management
  • Experience maintaining a comprehensive asset inventory
  • Recent experience managing, troubleshooting and administering VMware or Hyper-V and Windows Server 2016.
  • Experience in Computer Network Defense tools, policies, procedures, and regulations and vulnerability/ patch management
  • Experience configuring, deploying, securing, and managing Windows and Linux operating systems and servers and directory services.
  • Skill in identifying and anticipating system/server performance, availability, capacity, or configuration problems.
  • Experience in maintaining directory services. (e.g., Microsoft Active Directory, LDAP, etc.).
  • Working knowledge of the ITIL framework and best practices
  • Knowledge of VDI implementation and support best practices
  • Knowledge of network attached storage, storage area networks, Linux, Windows, and commercial cloud services
  • Experienced and adept at developing and maintaining technical documents, analyses, and reports.
  • Experience presenting briefings to senior customer management, customer stakeholders, and company management

Desired Quals

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in IT, Engineering, or related field
  • Ability to obtain a TS clearance, if required
  • DoD 8570 IAT/IAM III Certifications such as CAP, CASP, CISSP, CISA, CISM, GCED, GCIH, or GSLC
  • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation certification
  • One or more ITIL v3 Intermediate certifications, preferably including Service Operations
  • Experience implementing and supporting system and security monitoring tools
  • Experience with enterprises that span Windows, LINUX and cloud technologies
  • At least one nationally recognized vendor operating system, networking, or cloud certification, e.g., CCNA, CCNP, Microsoft, AWS, VMWare, Linux, etc.
  • Active PMI PMP certification
  • Demonstrated experience working with cloud platforms, e.g., AWS, Azure

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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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