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Job #: R-00046597
Location: NA, VA
Category: Hardware
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Corporate

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Job Description:

Leidos Corporate Group has a career opportunity for Data Center Infrastructure Systems Engineer to join our Hosting Services Team. This is a remote position that may require travel to Orlando – FL, Dallas – TX, DC-Metro area, or other Leidos locations to attend meetings or perform work in the Data Centers. The Data Center Infrastructure Systems Engineer will perform a variety of assignments associated with Storage, Computer Hardware, virtualization software (VMWare) and Public Cloud (AWS and Azure).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Think strategically to assist Architecture team in developing multi-year Roadmaps for hardware and storage solutions.
  • Work with leads in other sub-systems, customers, and process owners to insure solution integration
  • Produce and maintain documentation of the server sub-systems in the data center environment, including as-built documentation, capacity/performance plans, as well as all other areas of server system life-cycle planning
  • Explore new technologies, and making recommendations for their introduction into the enterprise infrastructure environment
  • Provide Tier 3 problem resolution including root cause analysis as requested by Systems Administration team.
  • Adhere to company policies and processes including change control, security, corporate policies, ITIL and Sarbanes Oxley 404.
  • Functions as the technical lead for all design-to-cost and life-cycle activities for small-to medium-scale projects.
  • Work in a Scaled Agile Framework and participate in Agile Team events, including providing leadership and performing Product Owner duties as required.
  • Establishes and recommends changes to policies that affect subordinate organization(s).
  • Provides guidance to others to achieve goals in accordance with established policies.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 8+years of relevant experience. Additional years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of Bachelor’s degree.
  • Solid knowledge and experience working with IT systems such as Storage, Computer Hardware, virtualization software (VMWare) and / or Public Cloud (AWS and Azure), and is expected to already have in-depth specialized knowledge of specific IT systems engineering processes and practices
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively at all levels of staff and management
  • Experience with server management utilities, such as HP OneView, Dell Openmanage Enterprise and Dell OMIVV
  • HP Blades / HP C7000 series experience and/or HPe Synergy, HP Virtual Connect, Dell MX and FX2
  • Storage administration experience, including SAN and SAN based Arrays, Network-based Storage utilizing CIFS/NFS and Object Storage, VMWare VSAN, Modern Backup Tools and Strategies
  • Should have VMWare enterprise level experience. Examples of enterprise experience include: Distributed virtual switch and VMWare VSAN
  • Experience with other Enterprise suite products such as vRealize Operations manager, vRealize Log Insight and vRealize Network Insight, vRealize Automation 7.x, VMware NSX, VMware vSAN for hyper-converged platforms.
  • Experience planning and leading VMware migrations.
  • Experience with the following network tools: VMware NSX, Cisco and Arista Networking
  • VMWare Automation tools experience, such as PowerCLI and vRealize Automation
  • Experience with scripting language such as Python or BASH

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with the following SAN/ Storage tools: Cisco MDS 9000 Series, NetApp, OnTap Select, Isilon, HP 3PAR, EMC Storage (CLARiiON, VNX, VMAX)
  • Experience with VMware VSphere Enterprise 6.x +, VMware vRealize Automation 7.x, VMware NSX, VMware vSAN for hyper-converged platforms, VMWare on Cloud
  • Experience with Cisco UCS, HP DL Series, Dell RX Series
  • AWS and/or Azure Design and/or Operations experience
  • Experience with NetBackup, MS Windows 2016 / 2019, Red Hat Linux 7/8 experience
  • Worked in an ITIL environment
  • Formal system engineering process/educational experience also desired, such as INCOSE and COBIT models
  • Ability to estimate level of effort and budgets
  • Ability to exercise independent judgment, develop relationships, and obtain consensus among interested parties
  • Ability to develop peer networks across an enterprise to maintain technology awareness and to support resolution of problems.
  • Ability to lead architectural design discussions, and carry those designs through deployment and into operations

External Referral Bonus:


Potential for Telework:

Yes, 100%

Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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Pay Range:

Pay Range $91,000.00 - $140,000.00 - $189,000.00


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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