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Job #: R-00053899
Location: Windsor Mill, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: ADP2 / IT2
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Health

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Description

Job Description:

Under the ITSSC II program, Leidos supports the full range of IT integration services supporting a multi-platform computing environment, including: information systems modernization initiatives, software engineering, project management, infrastructure services, data warehousing, database administration, research, planning, security, federal enterprise architecture initiatives, and all levels of Internet, Intranet and Web portal initiatives and migrating legacy architecture to web-based platforms.

Leidos has an immediate need for a highly motivated Senior Linux System Administrator to provide Daily Linux system administration and AWS infrastructure support on the DCPS project for over 200 current DCPS instances along with 50 additional projected developer workstations, and over 300 new instances to build as part of the VPC migration effort.   The candidate will be collocated with the SSA government employees and subcontractors at a government facility in Baltimore, Maryland. The candidate must be able to pass a Federal Suitability Check for a position of public trust.

Specifically the successful candidate will be a member of an Agile Infrastructure Team working with other Agile development teams, System Architects, Test Architects, Database Engineers, Implementation team, Global Validation team, IT Infrastructure & Operations Team and External System Owners to develop the DCPS application using open source technologies and products

Required Skills

Linux system administration and AWS infrastructure support tasks include but are not limited to:

-   Quarterly Patching of RHEL 7 / RHEL 8 Operating systems

-   Server side Installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of all server side application components.  ie. nodejs, java, solr, zookeeper, postgres, etc.

-   Server side Installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of the Ansible Master, Jenkins Master, and Jenkins Slaves.

-   Server side Maintenance, upgrades, and troubleshooting of the Splunk Universal forwarder.

-   Maintaining ATO compliance including but not limited to remediation of NESSUS vulnerabilities.

-   Annual IAM key refreshes.

-   CA cert refreshes.

-   Build, upgrade, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of all AWS infrastructure, including but not limited to ALBs, NLBs, Elasticache Redis, RDS Postgres, RDS Aurora, Auto Scaling Groups, Cloudformation Resources, and Service Catalog Products along with any newly FEDRAMPED services.

-   Development and Maintenance of all Infrastructure support Ansible playbooks, Bash Scripts, and Jenkins Automation jobs.

-   Maintaining ATO compliance including but not limited to remediation of NESSUS vulnerabilities.

-   Build, prep, and support of new infrastructure for additional lifecycle environments as identified by the Application Architect.  ie. Load Test environment, Training environment, Test Automation environment, etc.

-   Implementation and testing of new application components through the lifecycle.

-   Proof of Concept of new AWS services, and many other Open Source technologies.

Day to Day Responsibilities:

1.           Daily Linux system administration and AWS infrastructure support

2.           Maintaining ATO compliance including but not limited to remediation of NESSUS vulnerabilities

3.           Build, upgrade, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of all AWS infrastructure, including but not limited to ALBs, NLBs

4.           Server side Installation, upgrades, performance tuning, and troubleshooting of the Ansible Master, DCPS Jenkins Master, and Jenkins Slaves

5.           Build, prep, and support of new/existing infrastructure for additional lifecycle environments as identified by the Application Architect

Education 

Bachelors with 8 plus years

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

ADP2 / IT2

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 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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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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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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