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Job #: R-00043652
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.  

The Defense Group of Leidos has an immediate opening for a Sr. Systems Administrator located at the Pentagon. 
 
The Sr. Systems Administrator will support the G2 Army MI Enterprise / ARIES program which provides IT repair, maintenance, operations, logistics, and engineering services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of Army Military Intelligence Enterprise IT Systems. The successful candidate will perform all Systems Administrator duties providing direct support to DAMI-IM enterprise network systems and managing Microsoft server infrastructure solutions across multiple solution areas in a DoD enterprise environment.
 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's degree with 8+ years of relevant systems administration / systems engineering experience. Additional years of relevant experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience designing, evaluating, maintaining and troubleshooting Windows Server 2012R2/ 2016/ 2019 using the most current technologies.

  • Ability to upgrade Windows Servers to new versions and skills needed to confidently plan, deliver, operate, and manage Microsoft server infrastructure solutions across multiple solution areas in a DoD enterprise environment.

  • Expert knowledge of operational support activities with the ability to administer Windows Server and desktop Infrastructure.

  • Experienced in the use of Microsoft terminal services and system recovery tools.

  • Knowledge/ understanding of and experience with Active Directory.

  • Knowledge of PowerShell and the ability to write custom scripts

  • Experienced with patching/ STIGing and system upgrades that occurs in a classified environment.

  • Customer oriented with excellent oral and written communications skills.

  • Knowledge/ experience with Hyper-V, VMWare, SCCM, SMTP, DHCP, DNS.

  • Ability to clearly communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel.

  • Currently Possess Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification.

  • Currently possess DoD 8570 certification at IAT II, CompTIA Security+ce or higher.

Security Clearance Requirement: Active DoD TS/SCI security clearance.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Install, administer, and maintain virtual environments and physical hosts, Windows servers, workstations, desktops/ laptops, and etc., as part of the overall systems architecture across multiple networks and locations

  • Administer Active Directory services, member servers and storage, integrate new technologies into new and existing systems, including the transition and migration of enterprise systems.

  • Isolate and resolve complex hardware and software problems involving applications, operating systems, hardware, systems infrastructure, and etc.

  • Lead, manage, and execute projects approved and documented in the ticketing system.

  • Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks; systems management including account monitoring, security, Operating System installation, and other local area system administration related functions.

  • Utilize manual checks, GUI-based, and command line tools (PowerShell) to troubleshoot and remediate basic to complex systems hardware, software, and configuration issues on assigned systems, networks, Active Directory.

  • Implement, and manage disaster recovery and COOP plans, systems, and operations.

  • Ensure the transition and migration of networks and development of network addressing schemes and administration of Microsoft domains.

  • Perform planning and analytical tasks for design and implementation projects to include personnel, hardware, software, support facilities, equipment, and etc.

  • Plan and perform engineering research, design development, and other assignments in conformance with design, engineering, and customer specifications.

  • Provide input to in-progress reviews on IT projects, and maintain effective communications with government and other site leadership.

  • Participate in/ lead special projects and day‐to‐day operations.

  • Mentor, lead, and train junior technicians.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Knowledge of the following systems and tools: SCCM, Hyper-V, VMWare, CommVault, SQL, IIS, ACAS and HBSS.

  • Understanding of help desk ticketing tools (e.g. Microsoft System Center, Remedy, etc.).

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification.

  • Advanced knowledge of PowerShell and the ability to write custom scripts for various purposes.

  • Strong understanding of Army enterprise environment.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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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