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Job #: R-00058880
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 Systems Administration talent!

We are seeking a full-time Active Directory Administrator-SME to support the Regional Cyber Center CONUS. The work location will be at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, AZ. This position requires a Secret clearance or US citizenship and the ability to obtain a clearance.

What will you do in this role?

The primary role is to analyze and optimize performance of the Active Directory tree/forest. This is not simple troubleshooting. You will use expert knowledge and "outside the box thinking" to:

  • Develop/maintain custom scripts (computer programs) to automate functionality, optimize performance, and improve resiliency of the AD tree/forest. 

  • Work with other teams to design new interfaces to meet new requirements for tool access to the AD tree/forest. 

  • Troubleshoot very complex and unique issues related to performance or functionality. 

  • Proactively and efficiently administer Active Directory (AD) Services using enterprise tool sets such as Change Auditor, Advanced Group Policy Management (AGPM), SCCM, SCOM

  • Effectively troubleshoot and document complex technical issues

  • Document technical troubleshooting efforts in ticketing system and Knowledge Management Systems

  • Ensure server configuration compliance with DoD and Army regulations

  • Work independently and as a team member; set priorities and organize work to meet deadlines

  • Work with near complete authority in identifying problems and implementing solutions, working with very little to no supervision

  • Able to provide technical support and training to junior personnel regarding higher level troubleshooting

  • Make recommendations to management on how to fix systems if the change/fix will impact interfaces for other users/applications/programs/tools; work with more autonomy when there is no impact to other users/applications/programs/tools.

  • Follow organizational processes and polices

  • Participate in rotational on-call duties to provide after-hours support

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

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance (Interim required prior to start). Those holding active clearance will be given first consideration.

  • High School Diploma and 8+, or Associate's Degree and 6+, or Bachelor's Degree and 4+ years of experience at a minimum

  • Must hold current IAT II certification (CySA+, Sec+ CE, SSCP) or equivalent prior to hire

  • Must acquire Microsoft server certification, MCP 70-410, 70-411 or higher within 6 months of hire

  • Must be a positive, self-motivated, and proactive person with the ability to adapt to change and tolerate stressful situations

  • Must communicate effectively with team members, team lead, management, and government customer

  • Must have the ability and desire to research and develop creative solutions to unique problems with minimal supervision

Must have demonstrated familiarity with the following:

  • Windows Active Directory services

  • Domain Name Service (DNS)

  • Windows Server 2012 R2 administration

  • Physical (Dell, HP, IBM) and virtual (VMware/Hyper-V) servers

  • Client/server hardware and software configuration

  • Networking concepts

  • Creating and/or modifying scripts (batch, vbs, PowerShell)

  • McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS)

  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)

  • Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM)

  • Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS)

  • Microsoft SQL Server

  • DISA STIGs and IAVAs

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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, 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

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