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Job #: R-00058284
Location: Austin, TX
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Are you ready to join the mission to innovate and modernize how we support our nation’s Veterans around the globe with world-class technology? The BEST and BRIGHTEST come to #TeamLeidos, where we take pride in making a difference with every key stroke!  You will enjoy great benefits, excellent PTO packages, 10 Paid Federal Holidays, Flexible Schedules, Unlimited Education/Certification Opportunities and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Safe Work Environments AND an incredible internal/external referral bonus program that rewards you for knowing and sharing great talent with us!!  Interested in obtaining a government Security Clearance and not sure where to get started?  We can help!

Transforming IT for Veterans Affairs with Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS):

Leidos is transforming the way IT is consumed and delivered within the Department of Veterans Affairs IOSS program, a leading-edge Infrastructure Modernization Program fully entrenched in DevSecOps.  Our mission is to provide world-class services to our Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, accessible and cost-effective information technology systems. IOSS provides infrastructure support for Veteran-facing applications that enable efficient delivery of all benefits offered to our United States Veterans.  This contract is the VA's next phase in IT transformation, focused on consolidating data centers, updating/migrating cloud services and maintaining secure, efficient delivery systems.  If you want the opportunity to work with one of the world’s largest treasure troves of cutting-edge technologies, look no further. Be a part of a specialized team uniquely positioned to make a difference in how our nation supports our Veterans by modernizing the services they and their families have so rightfully earned.

Leidos is seeking qualified candidates for a Systems Architect-UNIX/Solaris/Supercluster supporting the Austin Information Technology Center (AITC) in Austin, Texas. This is an excellent opportunity to use your technical systems architectural knowledge and skills to support the VA Infrastructure Operations (IO) and IOSS initiatives.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING:

The technical systems architect expert must have hands on experience with Supercluster Administration. The candidate will support the Veterans Affairs Solaris OS platforms (10 and 11) and Oracle Hardware, with special emphasis on Supercluster hardware platforms, Exadata, Virtualization administration, Data Migrations and Oracle software within the Linux/Unix Management Service Line of the Veteran's Administration (VA) Office of Information Technology (OIT).  This is an advanced opportunity to use your extensive knowledge in a wide variety of systems and networks, including: high volume/high availability, clustering systems/environments, and knowledge and skills to support the VA Infrastructure Operations (IO) and IOSS initiatives. This position will be responsible for creating system management plans, implementing plans against Industry Best Practices and will assure effective system management, operations, and maintenance of supercluster systems and/or interconnects.

The primary focus of the Technical Systems Architect will be in production. This position will be required to provide working knowledge of the following:

  • Oracle QFSDP patching and SAN/virtual storage, NetApp and NFS technologies, and their interoperability

  • Working knowledge of ZFS storage appliances, server builds, capacity planning, performance tuning and optimization, device hardening, applying vulnerability mitigation strategies, device monitoring technologies, (agents and software), and detailed functional ability with various scripting languages

  • Will be required to work independently and within teams of system admins, database admins, network engineers and project/program managers across multiple service lines

  • Will be required to prioritize work, identify high risk critical problems, provide a detailed course of action, and issue a resolution which is then communicated to all stakeholders, both verbally and in writing

  • Will be required to interpret, translate, and create technical documentation, implementation plans and system diagrams into full production environments and high volume/high availability systems

  • Provide technical guidance system support in a 24 x 7 x 365 environment

  • Utilize Oracle QFSDP patching and SAN/virtual storage, NetApp and NFS technologies, and their interoperability. Must be the person patching (QFSDP)

  • Performing M8 Supercluster administration, installation, migration, and maintenance

WHAT YOU WILL NEED TO SUCCEED-Required

  • Minimum of a Master’s degree in computer science, software engineering, or information systems; with 10 years of experience, an additional 10 years of work experience can be considered in lieu of a master’s degree

  • Minimum of 15+ years of related UNIX industry experience

  • 15+ years with Solaris

  • Must have expert level experience with M8 Supercluster

  • M8 Supercluster administration, installation, migration, and maintenance experience is required

  • Minimum of 3 years of hands-on experience with Supercluster Administration

  • Must have extensive knowledge in a wide variety of systems and networks to include high volume/high availability, clustering systems/environments.

  • Working knowledge of ZFS storage appliances, server builds, capacity, and experience with planning, performance tuning and optimization, device hardening, and applying

  • Solaris 10/11 certification

  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain Public Trust

HOW YOU CAN STAND OUT IN THE CROWD-Preferred

  • Federal Government experience

  • Solaris 10/11 certification

  • Medium to large Data Center experience

"External Referral Eligible"

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

4000

Potential for Telework:

Yes, 50%

Clearance Level Required:

Public Trust

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

COVID Response

Please note that effective October 1, to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos business events outside of our facilities, employees, vendors, subcontractors, and visitors will be required to be vaccinated or maintain proof of a weekly negative COVID-19 test. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated or able to show negative COVID-19 test results to access facilities. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. 
 

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, 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 $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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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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