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Job #: R-00061534
Location: Beavercreek, OH
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The AIMES Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a System Administrator to work in our Beavercreek, OH office. This is an exciting opportunity for potential candidates to use analytical skills and technical experience in the dynamic field of Full Motion Video development and deployment.  We are seeking individuals with system administration experience with emphasis on Linux, Windows, and VMware administration. The Systems administrator position is responsible for building and managing multiple operating systems, technical planning, systems analysis, system integration, custom application integration and validation, customer field support that includes occasional international and CONUS travel to customer locations. The successful candidate will be able to work from our Beavercreek office and telework from home. The work will be accomplished across a range of direct contracts, internal research and development, and indirect tasks.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Successfully deploy and maintain bare metal and VM Windows and Linux servers 

  • Create and use remedial scripting and automation tools to automate tasks and create efficiencies across entire infrastructure       

  • Perform research as required to find solutions to simple problems and/or incorporate emerging technologies into existing infrastructure to create efficiencies and optimizations  

  • Perform installation, configuration, and testing of newly delivered software for purposes of integration and release testing, and deployment to customer sites

  • Create/Edit documents for system build, installation, operation, maintenance and troubleshooting

  • Perform system analysis to isolate faults in bare metal and virtual environments

  • Perform system analysis for purposes of performance optimization and catastrophe mitigation

  • Work with AIMES Software engineers to ensure that all software is compatible with or meets customer security standards including the ability to work with CA signed certificates

  • Create DRs, CRs, and OPS tickets to track software discrepancies

  • Perform IT security tasks as required to meet various compliance standards for unclassified and classified systems

  • Be flexible in tasking changes due to supporting simultaneous software releases and customer deadlines.

  • Create, track, and update operations and help desk tickets using tracking software

  • Responsible for ensuring that all new AIMES and PICTE features and releases function properly within the customer’s environment. Including Active Directory/LDAP Integration and other dependent subsystems

  • Requirements elicitation, capture, definition and documentation for new capabilities and features associated with motion imagery processing, exploitation and dissemination (including mobile devices).

  • Be willing to write technical content for maintenance manuals including installation, test, repair, and troubleshooting procedures.

  • Perform configuration work as needed

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree (or 4 years of experience in lieu of degree) and 4-8 years of relevant experience.

  • MS Windows, Linux, and VMware administration experience

  • Experience in systems integration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of complex system problems

  • Minimal experience with Unix scripting and Power Shell

  • Be able to obtain a TS Security Clearance

  • Be able to obtain an 8570 Certification within 6 months of hire date

  • Ability to verbally communicate effectively in one-on-one and group environments

  • Work well within a team and independently with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work within a dynamic work environment and the ability to multi-task

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in network administration

  • Experience with Systems Integration, application deployment, and evaluation

  • Experience with Software development build tools and processes (Jenkins, Git, Github, Bitbucket)

  • Experience with automated CM and Automation tools such as Puppet, Chef, Ansible, and Foreman  

  • Experience with digital video systems and/or software

  • Experience with securing systems and evaluating security compliance (Tenable, Nessus, SCAP)

  • Experience with monitoring and logging tools such as ELK Stack, Nagios, or Grafana

External Referral Bonus:


External Referral Bonus $:


Potential for Telework:


Clearance Level Required:



Yes, 10% of the time

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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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