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Job #: R-00033517
Location: Oklahoma City, OK
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance Required: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a VMWare / Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) System Administrator to join our team located at our Richland, WA office. The successful candidate will be part of an Enterprise Data Center team supporting our Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) contract.

The candidate selected will work with technology Subject Matter Experts and Application Development teams who support the virtual environments. The candidate will be responsible for day to day operations, monthly patching, and required O/S upgrades at determined intervals.  

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with other team members to ensure operational stability for high available computing in a 24x7x365 environment.
  • Ensure Windows Server and Desktop O/S integrity for vulnerability and patch management, while working in a VMWare environment, along with the VDI delivery to our end users and Help Desk agents.
  • Prioritize and troubleshoot issues related to performance, authentication, and access in a cross-platform environment.
  • Work closely with the SME’s and Application owners on process and availability of infrastructure services.
  • Create and modify processes and technical documentation that consists of deployment, patching, test and validation along with performance and resource reports on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate through Engineering Review Boards the Plan and Schedule for the patch release of software and operating system updates as required.
  • Communicate with colleagues across multiple areas (project managers, leads, subject matter experts, etc.).
  • Capture technical issues from our customers and create solutions to the team be successful in our support service offerings.

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA degree in computer science or related field and a minimum of 8 years’ experience in systems administration operations, to include patching servers, backups, permission management, networking infrastructure services and security. Tier 1 and Tier II Windows Server and Desktop support, along with working in a VMware enterprise environment is required.
  • The candidate should have a basic understanding of the Installation, configuration and maintenance of an enterprise VMWare and VDI systems
  • Requires working knowledge of and ability to apply standards, principles and techniques of Windows Server and Desktop operating system, along with VMWare 6 or higher in an enterprise operations environment.
  • Ability to work well with people from many different disciplines with varying degrees of technical experience
  • Ability to express technical concepts effectively, both verbally and in writing

    Installation and Configuration Management best practices

  • Ability to obtain and/or maintain Public Trust Security Clearance.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

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.

Pay and Benefits

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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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