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Job #: R-00051661
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more. 

Leidos is rated in LinkedIn's top 40, and is rapidly climbing the Fortune 500. Unlike many companies in the defense industry, we offer challenging and meaningful problems, a collaborative culture, and support for your career goals and growth.

The AIMES Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a System Administrator to work in our Beavercreek office. 

This is an exciting opportunity where you will work across a range of direct contracts in the dynamic field of Full Motion Video development and deployment, while conducting internal research and development.  We are seeking systems administrators with experience in Linux, Windows, and VMware administration to be engaged in technical planning, systems analysis, system build and integration, software validation, and customer field support (occasional travel and work on customer site will be required). 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Deploy and maintain bare metal and VM clients and servers

  • Develop policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, related hardware and/or software

  • Use scripting and automation tools to automate tasks and create efficiencies across entire infrastructure       

  • Perform installation, configuration, and testing of newly delivered software for purposes of integration and release testing, and deployment to customer sites

  • Create/edit documents for system build, installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Perform system analysis to isolate faults in bare metal and virtual environments and for purposes of performance optimization and catastrophe mitigation

  • Create DRs, CRs, and OPS tickets to track software discrepancies 

  • Perform IT security tasks as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • BS and 8-12 years of experience.  Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree

  • US citizenship in order to be able to obtain a TS/SCI Security Clearance

  • MS Windows, Linux, and VMware administration experience 

  • Experience in systems integration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex system problems 

  • Experience in writing technical content for maintenance manuals including installation, test, repair, and troubleshooting procedures

  • Experience in LDAP and AD configurations and administration

  • Experience in scripting in Linux and PowerShell

  • Ability to obtain an 8570 Certification within 6 months of hire date

  • Ability to work within a dynamic work environment and the ability to handle multiple tasks at once (multi-task)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Software development build tools and processes (Build Pipeline) 

  • Experience with Puppet, Jenkins, Git, and JIRA  

  • Experience with digital video systems and/or software

  • Familiar with database administration, Java, Perl, or Python

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Yes, 10% of the time

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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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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 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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