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Job #: R-00044101-OTHLOC-PL-2D2625
Location: Sterling, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

    Leidos is hiring a Network and Computer Systems Administrator/Engineer on the ESA V program in Sterling, VA.  ESA V is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice.  The program provides a range of IT services, including help desk, deskside support, Windows workstation engineering and maintenance, managed print services, ITSM, Active Directory services, and video conferencing, among others. One customer of the ESA V program is the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF).  ATF’s Digital Forensics Branch (DFB) provides investigative support to the ATF Field Divisions through the acquisition and analysis of digital devices to include computers, mobile devices, external storage, some network devices and Audio Visual recording devices.  

    The Network and Computer Systems Administrator will provide end user support to special agents and ATF personnel in the field to include IT support to the Branch, configuring and installing operating systems, development of user manuals, user training, and call center support via audio and Remote Desktop. The Branch is beginning a new project related to data analytics. The Network and Computer Systems Administrator will support the government program manager as this new project is rolled out. Skills related to IT Networking, digital forensics, mobile devices, domain administration, Server 2012 Administration, Server 2016 Administration, and active directory will be crucial in helping the individual succeed. The analytics project will be hosted in a cloud environment, so familiarity and understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS), file transfer services, cloud storage services, is key. Other duties as assigned related to the scope of DFB operations may also be tasked to this individual.

    This work will be performed at a government location in Sterling, Virginia.

    Required Education & Experience:

    • Bachelor’s degree with 8+ years of experience. Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
    • Experience with Server 2012 and/or Server 2016 Administration
    • Experience with active directory
    • Experience with AWS, file transfer services and cloud storage services
    • Successful completion of a Public Trust security clearance investigation, prior to your start date with Leidos
    • US Citizenship is required. Current clearance is not required
    • Ability to obtain and maintain a Top Secret clearance
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Ability to multitask and function in a quick-paced environment
    • IT Skills, including networking

    Desired Qualifications:

    • Past experience with ATF
    • CompTIA A+ Certification preferred
    • CompTIA Net+ Certification preferred
    • Experience providing IT support for law enforcement operations
    • Previous work with sensitive digital media, DVRs, computers, computer systems and mobile devices is preferred

    About Leidos

    Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

    Come join our rapidly growing team and enjoy these benefits:

    • Accrue 3 weeks of PTO during your first year
    • Get ten paid holidays a year
    • Access to benefits on day one including medical and dental insurance
    • Employee discounts
    • Company HSA contribution
    • Excellent 401K


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    Potential for Telework:


    Clearance Level Required:



    Yes, 10% of the time

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    Systems Administration

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    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

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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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