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Job #: R-00044530
Location: Laurel, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Provides support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems. Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. Provides Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution. Provides support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers. Provides support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process. Configures and manages Virtual and storage environments; Linux, UNIX and Windows operating systems; installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity; and configures virtual, storage and network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance. 

The Level 1 Linux System/Network Administrator (SNA) shall possess the following capabilities

  • Provide Linux and Solaris Systems Administration to local and remote servers
  • Familiarization with VMware
  • Experience generating and maintaining server PKI
  • Experience Scripting (PowerShell, bash, etc.)
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems 
  • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems 
  • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems 
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. 
  • Provide Tier 1 (Help Desk) and Tier 2 (Escalation) problem identification, diagnosis and resolution 
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers 
  • Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning 

Qualifications: (U) Five (5) years’ experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required. Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.

Contractor shall currently possess and maintain one of the following certifications: 

(U) Linux+ or RHCSA or;

(U) Microsoft Technology Associate-IT Infrastructure (MTA-IT) or;  

(U) Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate – Desktop (MCSA-DT) Windows 7 or; 

(U) Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate - Desktop (MCSA-DT) Windows 8 or; 

(U) Microsoft Certified IT Professional –Windows Client (MCITP-Client) Desktop Support Tech on Windows 7 or; 

(U) Microsoft Certified IT Professional –Windows Client (MCITP-Client) Desktop Admin on Windows 7 or;

(U) Computer Technology Industry Association - A + (A +) or 

(U) Computer Technology Industry Association - Network + (Network +) or;

(U) Computer Technology Industry Association - Storage + (Storage +)  

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:

No

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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