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Job #: R-00058751
Location: Sierra Vista, AZ
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense team could use your ACAS Application Systems talent!

We are seeking a full-time Applications Systems Analyst with ACAS experience.

Location: The role is located in Ft. Huachuca, AZ and will be full time, on site.
Clearance: You must hold a current DOD Secret clearance to qualify.

This position will support the ACAS team, which provides enterprise services in a cutting-edge Cyber environment. Under general direction, you will formulate and define system scope and objectives based on user needs. You will devise or modify procedures to solve complex problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations, operating time, and form of desired results. You will prepare detailed specifications from which programs will be written. Additionally, you will analyze and revise existing system logic difficulties and document as necessary. In this role, you must be competent to work at the highest technical level within all phases of applications systems analysis activities. 

Job Description:

  • Provision, test, and monitor policy changes for Information Systems

  • Correct system and application problems identified in event logs 

  • Review and monitor event logs and user access logs provide routine system updates

  • Identify basic network and system fault corrections

  • Provide account management services to create, modify, and delete administrator and user accounts

  • Respond to automatically generated trouble tickets for changes in status and assign them to the appropriate analyst

  • Monitor, maintain, and develop scripts for automated processing

  • Provide guidance to team members as required

  • Patch systems

  • Troubleshoot application errors, operating system(s), server hardware, network communications and storage allocation issues within the ACAS environment.

  • Utilize diagnostic tools to trace and resolve technical problems.

  • Utilize Remedy ITSM to track and resolve problems impacting continued system operations and make recommendations for any corrective actions required.

  • Plan, coordinate, and document the use of revised/updated procedures, processes, and methods for the operations and maintenance of the ACAS infrastructure.

  • Provide "on-call" support after business hours and during weekends when required

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Provide new/existing process review, analysis, creation for ACAS platforms.

  • Responsible for all maintenance/issues/research/resolution of support module applications in the ACAS environments.

  • Technical Writer for ACAS documents, manuals/user guides, processes, flow charts, policies and knowledge bases, at a local (employees) and web-site (user-facing) level.

  • Responsible for testing, configuration, implementation and deployment of ACAS Security Centers and Nessus scanners.

  • Responsible for RHEL 6, 7 configuration and troubleshooting.

  • Responsible for testing, knowledge, and accountability for ACAS CCRI inspections.

  • Develop and promote standard operating procedures to ensure the security posture of the environment.

  • Develops strategies for the monitoring, maintenance, and disaster recovery of applications.

  • Engaging in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging technologies that relate to application software/systems.

  • Ensure compliance with established IT standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma and 6+, Associate's Degree and 4+, or Bachelor's Degree and 2+ years of IT experience.

  • Must hold an ACTIVE DoD Secret clearance

  • Must hold current IAT II certification (GSEC, Security+, SCNP, SSCP)

  • Must obtain DISA ACAS v5.3 within 180 days of start on program

  • Excellent team skills, must be thorough, must have excellent communications skills, written and verbal

  • Demonstrate initiative and be results oriented with flexibility and tenacity

  • Demonstrate the ability to continuously adjust priorities to reflect changing circumstances

  • Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment

  • Strong dedication to provide quality customer service

  • Effective problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify the cause of issues with the system or determine if other teams need to be included in resolving an issue

  • Ability to manage own projects including communications to customers as well as work as part of a larger team managed by a project manager

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as necessary

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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 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

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