Leidos is seeking a Linux Administrator for one of our Application Services contracts. Candidates should be highly skilled and able to provide complex administration tasks. Candidates may work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. This position may oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues. Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through to project completion.
Position can be performed in the DIAHQ, DIA Reston Campus or contractor Herndon VA facility if preferable to successful candidate.
Execute efforts supporting incremental software deliveries that could require reconfiguration and continuous restructuring / builds of the current infrastructure as new baselines are delivered.
Candidates will initially be responsible for: GOTs/COTs SW installs, monitor system health, remedying problems, Security Hardening, perform updates and patching.
Can be expected to work individually, participate actively on integrated teams, and lead multiple tasks, projects and/or teams.
Oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, take steps to resolve issues.
Expected to perform the larger and more complex tasks that are elevated from senior level technicians, specialists, and/or managers.
Provide expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers.
May direct multiple contractor and subcontractor teams through to project completion.
Responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of systems, including associated hardware. Duties may include updating to new systems, as well as support on current systems by tuning performance, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system patches.
Influences development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results. Recommends and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function’s strategy and operations.
Leads and manages works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.
Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation.
Develops solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices.
Specific Work Experience with the following: Background in Linux administration, particularly RedHat
Current Security+ CE Certification
Experience performing system backups, maintaining archives, and data recovery.
Good working knowledge of scripting languages (sh, bash, perl)
Experience with VMWare vSphere
Experience administering Oracle RDBMS and PostgreSQL
TS/SCI with CI Poly is required.
DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order.
Education: BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
Experience with VMWare storage technologies (e.g., VMDK, vSAN)
Red Hat Certified Systems Administrator
Experience with Splunk
Experience administering in AWS environment
Experience with PKI
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
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 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.
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