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Job #: R-00051112
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos is currently seeking a Windows System Administrator to join our team in Arlington, VA, supporting 24/7/365 operations for the DISA-JSP customer.

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

Position Description:

  • Manage and maintain currently supported and subsequent Microsoft (MS) Windows Server Operating Systems (OS) on physical and virtual operating environments

  • Assist with hardware and software technology refreshes, ensuring milestone compliance while coordinating with application owners to minimize disruptions.

  • Demonstrate day-to-day adherence with change management precepts and practices and is responsible for writing Change Requests and seeking approval.

  • Work Remedy tickets and provide initial triage of complex tickets.

  • Interface directly with parallel teams when necessary. 

  • Apply DISA STIGs and resolve security vulnerabilities.

  • Support operational transition of enterprise solutions into production.

Required:

  • This position requires an active DOD Top Secret clearance. 

  • Possess DoD 8570.01-M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate prior to start of work  - IAT Level II required (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP); IAT Level III is desirable (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH).  Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered.

  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and 2+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 1 years of prior relevant experience additional years of related experience accepted in lieu of a degree. 

  • Minimum of three years of relevant IT work experience.

  • Understanding of technology areas such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy, DFS and the ability to maintain other Windows core services.

  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts and technologies.

Desired:

  • Minimum of three years of relevant IT work experience.

  • Understanding of technology areas such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, Group Policy, DFS and the ability to maintain other Windows core services.

  • Basic knowledge of networking concepts and technologies.

  • Comprehension of NTFS file share permissions.

  • Knowledge of PowerShell scripting a plus.

  • Fundamental understanding of authentication mechanisms such as Kerberos, LDAP and NTLM and use of necessary tools to troubleshoot them.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Pay Range:

  

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.

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