The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a IT Systems Administrator supporting VMware & Windows Servers in Arlington, VA. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR) mission. In this mission we provide on-site support to develop IT solutions to the organizations business processes and assist users with system issues. The new hire will work as part of a four person network administration and operation team to support remote and on-site service and support needs for our USAF customer. This relates to all technology, including: workstations, servers, cloud services of all types, printers, networks, and vendor specific hardware and software. Working with the service desk team and the lead engineer team to handle ad hoc escalation requests, facilitate planned ongoing maintenance, and assist with improvements projects.
Applicants must be able to support all issues with the internal systems and network infrastructure to include: VMware 6.0, Windows 2012/2019 Servers, Active Directory infrastructure, Windows Deployment Services, Print Server, File Server, RSA SecureID, Cisco switches/routers, EMC SAN, SQL, Symantec ProxySG, Cisco ISE and Windows 10 workstations. Specific duties below:
Manage VMware vSphere/vCenter/ESXi infrastructure; to include patching, upgrades and troubleshooting VMware related issues.
Manage services for Microsoft related technologies: Windows Active Directory, File Server, Print Server, WDS/MDT etc.
Support at the network level, physical and virtual: WAN/LAN connectivity, routers, and security.
Support for remote access solutions: VPN, Terminal Services.
Support backup and disaster recovery solutions.
Monitor service desk and remote monitoring and management system alerts and notifications; ensuring appropriate response and communication with has taken place.
Document maintenance for all computer systems and network infrastructure.
Communicate with customers as required: keeping them informed of incident progress, notifying them of impending changes, or agreed outages.
Applicants must possess a team first and flexible working mentality and be able to manage multiple simultaneous projects.
Excellent interpersonal working skills with both customers and team members are required. Strong communication skills, both written and oral, are also required.
Candidates must be US citizens and poses current DoD Top Secret clearance.
Requires a Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field and 4+ years of experience or a Master's degree and 2+ years of experience, additional years of applicable experience will be accepted lieu of a degree.
3+ years of experience performing the duties of a Network Administrator /Systems Administrator designing enterprise system architectures and implementing solutions within hybrid technology ecosystems; including Microsoft Windows OS server, VMware and Cisco switches/routers.
VMware Certified Professional certificate.
Active CompTia Security +CE certified.
Microsoft Certified Professional Certificate 2012 or higher.
Windows 10 Desktop support
Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT) / Windows Deployment Services
RSA Secure ID
Dell FX2 Chassis-FC630
Symantec Proxy Management
Cisco VIOP phone system
DoD Vulnerability management
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:Yes, 25%
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Network Administration and Ops
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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