The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a System Analyst/System Architect 2 with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Fort Meade, Annapolis Junction, MD area.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.
The candidate will perform Linux Admin, data center management, hardware integration, networking and Application installation/config/setup duties in a prototype development and evaluation lab on customer site. The candidate must be a self-starter, be able to work with a small team as well as independently, and be able to learn new HW and SW technologies quickly.
Eight (8) to eighteen (18) years of general experience as a systems and/or network administrator.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in systems analysis, engineering rack design, power distribution, networking and communications applications on complex information systems, database management, the use of programming languages that support systems, and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.
Proven experience and strong understanding of hardware and integration
Proven experience in data center management, administration and processes, such PSC, MRMs, and TOEs.
Candidate must be competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications system analysis, system design, and programming activities.
Security+ CE or equivalent security certification
Experience leading a small team, providing technical direction and delegating complex engineering tasks.
A bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science can be substituted for four years of general experience as a systems administrator.
Preferred Qualifications (as many as possible):
Experience administering and troubleshooting UNIX/LINUX and Windows production systems.
Proven experience in RedHat Linux, CentOS, and/or SELinux System Administration.
Infrastructure and network experience with Dell, Big Switch, Mellanox, Excelero, Brocade, Palo Alto, DGX-1, DGX-2, and Nutanix.
Network integration experience – routing, switching, and firewall rules administration.
Experience with DCIM, CM, and continuous integration-deployment (CI/CD) tools such as Puppet, Ansible and SALT.
Networking experience – routing, switching, firewall rules administration.
2-3 years of VM and storage (nfs) experience.
Excellent design and troubleshooting skills
Experience with container platforms, preferably Docker
Must be able to support multiple software/system integration and testing efforts
Proven experience installing and configuring applications
Familiarity with Agency standards, STE/STN compliance and agency security systems
Desired Skills (as many as possible):
Palo Alto firewalls and rule sets
Commercial Cloud Solutions (C2S) and AZURE
Familiarity with LDAP and how to integrate to it
Windows System administration and Activity Directory
Jira or similar ticket tracking system
Familiar with leveraging UPS in Lab environment.
Vendor management and engagement skills
Experience with Jupyter Notebook and GPU technologies, such as nVIDIA Docker and GPU-compute apps
Bash, python or similar scripting skills
NiFi data flow management
Experience with Docker Containers, Kubernetes orchestration and Rancher
Experience with enhanced visualization and graphing tools
Experience with Elastic Search and Kibana
Nagios or similar monitoring tools
Experience installing/configuring database management tools (mongo, SQL, postGres, etc)
The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade, MD and surrounding areas. We have funded Prime work and are currently seeking innovators, ideators, and game changers to join our team. We are offering generous sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and enhanced benefit plans. To learn more please visit careers.leidos.com/CONMD
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
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 40,000 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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