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Job #: R-00032644
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a strong systems administrator to become part of our team at the Washington Navy Yards location.

JOB SUMMARY

This Systems Administrator/Engineer will work as part of a team responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining systems hardware and software and related infrastructures. The individual will work closely with the Information Assurance team to ensure that all systems are compliant with DISA standards. The individual in this position will work as part of a team to evaluate and recommend new technologies and to enhance current capabilities of established networked systems.  .

PRIMARY RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Set up and administer accounts as well as maintain system documentation
  • Work as part of a team responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining systems hardware and software and related infrastructures.
  • Work as part of a team to evaluate and recommend new technologies and to enhance current capabilities of established networked systems. 
  • Analyzes system faults and troubleshoots and runs diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
  • Perform System Administrator duties on the current networks. Provide system requirements development, Plan, design, and evaluate various components of a networked system.
  • Will be responsible for setting up and maintaining multiple computers systems.
  • Provide technical analyses of network challenges and problems and be able to develop/implement technical solutions
  • Works with development team with enhancements to the systems.
  • Evaluates and installs developed software during various phases of testing. 
  • Work closely with the Information Assurance team to ensure that all systems are compliant with DISA standards.
  • Install system wide software and implement critical system patches
  • Administers and/or oversees systems/environment solutions for multiple projects with varying schedules which are critical to the success of programs.
  • Coordinate installation and development of strategy, design and implementation.
  • Maintaining system documentation
  • Perform diagnostic tests on operating systems and hardware to detect problems.
  •  Tuning system performance
  • Participate in the creation of the overall management plan
  • Installing system wide software
  • May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and provide guidance to more junior personnel.External Referral Eligible
     

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree and 8 years of prior experience. Additional years of experience can be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Active Top Secret
  • Current Security+ or CISSP certification and current Server+ or equivalent certification and operating system certification or training.
  • Possess network certifications and training required for Information Assurance Workforce improvement Program (DoD 8570.01M) compliance at the IAT-II level.
  • Familiar with Windows (Linux environments a plus).

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Comfortable working at a customer site in a lab environment.
  • Excellent troubleshooting capabilities and strong communication skills.
  •  VMware virtualization of desktops, applications and servers experience ,
  • Active TS/SCI clearance.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

About 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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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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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