The Homeland Security Solutions Operation within Leidos is seeking a System/Application Engineer with strong systems, software, cloud, and Agile experience to support a complex program to provide Agile development and operations and maintenance for critical systems 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.
We're looking for an experienced System/Application Engineer wanting to join a tight knit team who appreciates your contributions and efforts! Bring your desire to learn and work with a team interested in growing your skills!
Subject Matter Expert (SME) in IT infrastructure technologies (systems, applications, services)
Responsible for engineering & operational tasking associated with the following technologies:
•Enterprise Storage Systems & Services (Direct & Network Systems)
•Virtualization (Appliances, Servers, VDI)
•Data Protection (Backups, Replication, Disaster Recovery)
Directly support and oversee O&M of all operational infrastructure:
•Microsoft server technologies
•NetApp storage technologies
•VMware virtualization technologies
Directly support and oversee issue, incident and problem resolution:
•Root Cause Analysis
Produce and maintain infrastructure documentation:
•As-built drawings & configuration documentation
•Capacity and performance plans
•Life-cycle planning documentation (re-capitalization, sparing, maintenance schedules etc.)
Explore, investigate, research, analyze, and assess new infrastructure technologies to modernize and improve on existing infrastructure solutions.
•BS degree and 8 – 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
•Must have current Public Trust BI eligibility to be considered.
•Expert knowledge and experience with SecDevOps, Agile, and SAFe
•Expert knowledge and experience with virtualization systems (server and desktop virtualization & management)
•Experience in designing, implementing and maintaining infrastructure solutions in secure processing environments
•Demonstrated experience and knowledge of IA and Security standards and guidelines (application of DISA STIGs) related to secure infrastructure operations
•Demonstrated experience in proactively monitoring and assessing virtualization and storage systems for performance degradation and tuning for optimal performance
•Demonstrated experience evaluating task assignment execution and performance to successfully meet objectives, goals and deadlines
•Data Protection Specialist and/or NetApp Certified Implementation Engineer
•Strong understanding of Hyper-Converged Infrastructure (HCI) technologies
•Strong understanding of cloud-based technologies – AWS, OpenShift
•Experience leveraging Microsoft Powershell or Python for automation and orchestration processes
•Oracle expertise, database structure and troubleshooting
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Public Trust
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family: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 www.Leidos.com.
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