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Job #: R-00028313
Location: Springfield, VA
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is looking for an Infrastructure Manager to provide leadership on a mission-critical program supporting the Passenger Systems Program Directorate (PSPD) within Customs and Border Protection (CBP). PSPD supports the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and CBP critical missions, specifically screening and processing travelers at the ports of entry (POEs) into the United States.

The Infrastructure Manager will have proven experience in implementation and management of both on premise and cloud-based infrastructures.  Key support will include oversight of operational metrics, KPI’s and SLA’s to provide real-time situational awareness of the program and 50+ applications performance.   

Responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates with CBP portfolio Directorate leadership that oversees the 24/7/365 mission critical data center, enterprise service desk, and network/ telecommunication infrastructure operations to ensure operations readiness for the PSPD systems
  • Collect, analyze, and report on key performance indicators to identify trends, relations, and patterns to improve performance and availability of services.
  • Own and drive the end-to-end DevOps automation effort with an infrastructure-as-code mindset.
  • Ensure SLA compliance across the organization
  • Oversee all IT assets and maintain an accurate and comprehensive enterprise asset inventory
  • Oversee access, event, problem, and incident management; change control; and DR process
  • Lead the investigation of Infrastructure service interruptions or outages and play crucial role in root cause analysis and provide solutions for improvement.
  • Tracks security compliance for production systems through patching and configuration control
  • Manage and integrate the services of subcontractors and vendors
  • Support program reviews and briefings; identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in computer science, engineering or related field
  • 10+ years as an IT infrastructure technical lead or architect responsible for large scale infrastructure and cloud transformation programs
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience in the management and operation of large-scale, enterprise IT and telecommunication services
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience managing the operations and maintenance of multiple physical data centers, virtual and cloud infrastructures
  • Solid understanding of operating systems, Software Defined Data Centers, virtualization hypervisors, datacenter compute & storage hardware
  • Demonstrated experience in developing cloud technology roadmaps and strategies
  • Demonstrated track record of effectively managing infrastructure teams
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree from an accredited college or university in IT, Engineering, or related field
  • ITIL v3 or v4 Foundation certification
  • At least one relevant vendor operating system, networking, and cloud certification, e.g., CCNA,  AWS, VMWare, Linux, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience in ITIL, ISO 20000 / ISO 27001 implementations
  • Demonstrated experience in Secure DevOps/Agile concepts and processes
  • Demonstrated experience with server virtualization technologies such as VMware, and Citrix
  • Demonstrated experience with operating systems such as Windows Server and Linux
  • Demonstrated experience with software configuration management tools


External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust


Yes, 10% of the time

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Job Family:

Systems Engineering


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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