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Job #: R-00051341
Location: Arlington, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos is currently seeking an experienced Applications Support Administrator in support of 24/7/365 operations. 

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

Position Overview:

  • Deployment and operational support for a portfolio of web applications, monitoring security and operations, and assisting in the support of a suite of development tools.

  • Installation and updating of software platforms and development tools.

  • Monitor operational availability of production applications by utilizing and implementing automated failure alerts.

  • Detecting and correcting operational issues.

  • Planning for and testing new versions of supported platforms.

  • Tracking down problems relating to issues in the computing environment, such as network or security problems.

  • Developing solutions and scripts to automate, when possible, frequently performed tasks through thinking creatively. 

  • Conduct capacity and performance planning, through communicating with internal team members.

  • Develop and perform automated deployment and upgrade procedures/script, creating a process that may cover multiple technical areas.

  • Working with application deployments, upgrades, data migrations, and patches

  • Participate in technical bridge calls.

  • Be able to multitask multiple projects and prioritize work to support mission and customer requirements.

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.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field with 8+ years of related experience, additional years of relevant experience will be accepted experience in lieu of degree.

  • United States citizenship or permanent resident.

  • Minimum of five years of relevant IT work experience.

  • Experience with installing, configuring, and administrating large complex Applications Operations & Maintenance environments.

Desired:

  • Excellent oral and written skills, with an ability to understand and predict customer behavior and response to communication.

  • Outstanding organizational skills .

  • Experience scripting deployment and management activities to support applications creating and consuming Platform Services environments.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Top Secret

Travel:

No

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.

Pay and Benefits

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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