The Defense Group of Leidos has an open position for an Applications Lead in Colorado Springs, CO.
Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Applications Team Lead will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks.
This position will report directly to the Technical Operation Manager.
Leads an all-star team of journeymen and junior applications system administrators responsible for the installation, configuration, administration, support, and maintenance of NORAD/USNORTHCOM applications servers
Provides updating current and new systems, implementing critical application patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities and coordination of all customer related issues
Act as the Senior Applications System Administrator and is considered as subject matter expert on the application projects, application upgrades and systems administration to provide Tier 2/3 support
Requires candidate to, organize and work collaboratively in a technological environment to support an established collaborative work environment
Develops functional requirements through interaction with the Technical Manager and government service owner, and coordinates with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes
Review and update current processes and procedures to ensure their accuracy in accordance with customer requirements and contract policies
Have the ability to learn and train junior personnel on new system changes as needed
Actively manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA
Bachelor’s with 8+ years of experience or Masters with 6+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
Currently possess an active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
Must have CompTIA Security+ce, at start date
Must have Server 2012/2016 MCSA or MCSE certification at start date
Have a strong working knowledge of PowerShell scripting
Proficient in managing SharePoint server environment
Knowledgeable supporting a SQL server environment and able write SQL queries and scripts
Have worked in a Hypervisor environment
General understanding of network topologies, both transport and IP
Must be available for on-call support as required
Day-to-day fluency using Microsoft Active Directory to manage policies & user objects
Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management
Experienced in executing the tasks associated with leading and managing small teams
Bachelor's degree in associated field
System Center Service Manager (SCSM) server experience
System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) server experience
Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols
ITIL Foundations Certification
Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills
Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
Familiarization of NORAD/USNORTHCOM missions and DOD regulations and directives
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$3000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Travel:Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00
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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