The Defense Group of Leidos has an opening for a Systems Administrator Level 3 and Site Lead at Fort Meade, MD (AFSC).
The Systems Administrator will support the US Army INSCOM IT Support Services program. The ideal candidate will lead the team that is responsible for IT repair, maintenance, operations, and engineering services to ensure that the organization's information technology infrastructure is operating securely, reliably and efficiently.
This individual also acts as the Site Lead addressing local staffing and reporting requirements, interfacing across multiple teams, with the local Government Customer leadership and reporting up the Leidos Program Manager.
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
Install, administer, and maintain Windows servers, workstations, laptops, and basic cabling as part of the overall systems architecture across multiple networks and locations
Install, administer and maintain virtual environments and physical hosts and storage devices
Administer Active Directory, Domain Controller, Terminal Server and Exchange services
Apply security patches, IAVAs, STIGS, and updates for all assigned systems
Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems
Utilize manual checks, GUI-based, and command line tools (PowerShell) to troubleshoot and remediate basic to complex systems hardware, software, and configuration issues
Collect, review, and store server log files to identify and remediate system issues.
Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems
Manage day‐to‐day IT operations, including service desk, desktop, server, storage, and network administration, VTC operations, hardware support; manage personnel and their operational and project-related workloads.
Provide Tier 1 and Tier 2 problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problem
Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers and clearly communicate technical information to both technical and non-technical personnel
Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process
Isolate and resolve of hardware and software problems involving the applications, the operating system, the hardware, the communications infrastructure, or any combination thereof
Troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
Propose new technology, lead and manage special projects, develop project plans with customer input and manage project operations from customer provided requirements
Implement and manage disaster recovery and COOP plans, systems, and operations.
Document system configurations and standard operating procedures (SOPs)
Acts as first-level supervisor for site employees. Provides guidance and direction to lower level technicians and assists Service Desk technicians as needed with Tier I and Tier II troubleshooting
Bachelor's degree in technology related field with 6+ years of experience with either Systems Administration, Network Administration, Database Administration.
Large Enterprise-level IT experience with maintenance of servers, storage devices and applications
Experience managing virtualization solutions such as VMware & Microsoft Hyper-V
Experience with deploying & hardening Windows Server 2012 R2, Server 2016, Server 2019
Variety of system administration experience in areas such as AD, SCOM, SCCM, IIS, SQL, DSUW, Remedy ITSM, M3, Exchange, Linux, Unix, patch management
Knowledge of IT service desk requirements and management software
Ability to complete difficult and complex assignments independently
Experience working with demanding high ranking customers and staff
3+ years of experience managing a team of at least ten IT professionals; Willingness to work as part of a technical team, both as member and as site lead
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Currently possess DoD 8570.01 certification at IAT Level II, such as Security+ CE
Currently possess Computing Environment certification such as MCSA: Windows Server 2016 or Role-based Microsoft Certified Associate in relevant area
Currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance
Currently possess MCSE or Role-based Microsoft Certified Expert in relevant area
Currently possess CCNP or CCSP
In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 43,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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