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Job #: R-00029553
Location: Norfolk, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos is currently seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator/Team Lead to join the JSP Platform Services Group located in Norfolk, VA.

JOB SUMMARY
•Act as the lead system administrator working with and directing team members to ensure all requirements are delivered in an efficient, highly productive manner
•Manage and maintain currently supported and subsequent Microsoft (MS) Windows Server, and Red Hat Linux Operating Systems (OS) on physical and virtual operating environments.
•Provide technical support for disaster recovery efforts (actual or simulated).
•Perform hardware and software technology refreshes, ensuring milestone compliance.
•Work with and manage Incident Management and Change Request tickets within help desk ticketing system.
•Apply best practices where possible or engineer new best practices using innovative approaches as appropriate
•Analyze new and existing software; install, maintain, and customize vendor software based on customer requirements
•Provide root-cause analysis for recurring or critical problems
•Perform all security/compliance functions for Windows server environments, including (Assured Compliance Acceptance Center (ACAS), SPLUNK, Host Based Security System (HBSS), etc.) to monitor and mitigate vulnerabilities and ensure compliance within specified timelines

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
•5 years of VMware and/or Windows systems administration hands-on experience
•Hands-on experience installing vCenter Server Appliance including installation, configuration and updates
•Demonstrated knowledge of performance monitoring and tuning tools, problem determination and recovery, and security
•Hands-on experience with STIG compliance for VMWare and Windows systems 
•Hands-on experience with high availability architectures and concepts 
•DoD 8140 IAT Level II Computing Environment (CE) Certification is required prior to support on contract
•IAT Level II Certification (Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)
•Active DoD Secret Clearance 

PREFERED QUALIFICATIONS
•Familiarity with IBM, Dell and HP server technology
•Hands-on experience with VMware performance tuning and capacity planning
•Hands-on experience with Virtual IOS concepts and applications
•Hands-on experience with enterprise backup/restore architectures
•Hands-on experience with Windows Enterprise administration
•Desired Computing Environment certification: Windows Server 2012/2016, Red Hat Linux, MSCA, MCP, VCP5, etc.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Leidos

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 www.Leidos.com.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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