The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate career opportunity for a Jr. Systems Administrator based in Montgomery, Alabama.
This position is in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.
The System Administrator selected for this position works on a team that manages all the Air Force network boundary AFINC systems for the program to include updates, life cycle management, IAVMs, software patches, etc. We are looking for Windows, UNIX/Red Hat, NetApp, and Splunk System Administrators.
Manages the functionality and efficiency of all enterprise servers on multiple operating systems.
Maintain the integrity and security of servers and systems.
Set up administrator and service accounts.
Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
Program in an administrative language.
Maintain current knowledge of relevant technologies as assigned.
Participate in special projects as required.
Perform systems administration of desktop and server systems connected to local and wide area networks.
Desktop system management responsibilities involving account monitoring; security.
Operating System (OS) installation; and other local area system administration related functions.
Performs work within the defined SLAs.
Work independently and as a team member.
Support on-call rotation schedule.
Cross train capabilities with other team members.
Basic Qualifications Required:
Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 3 - 5 years of prior relevant experience.
Strong verbal and written communications skills.
Must have an active Secret Clearance.
Must be US Citizen.
Must be willing to work rotating shift.
An IAT certification: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, or SSCP.
Microsoft Administrators - Microsoft MTA: Server Fundamentals OR MCSA, Microsoft Database - SQL Server 2012/2014,OR Splunk general Admin.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
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 39,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $12.30 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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