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Job #: R-00061700
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

Would you like to work with a customer who maintains a highly demanding mission and requires you to contribute to providing expert technical and professional management support to their commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services? Sound exciting? Leidos would love to connect with you!

We are seeking a Systems Administration Applications Team Lead for our Defense operation. This role will report out of our customer site in Colorado Springs, CO.

So, what will you do in this role?

You 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. You be reporting directly to the Technical Operation Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead 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

  • Provide 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

  • Organize and work collaboratively in a technological environment to support an established collaborative work environment

  • Develop functional requirements through interaction with the Technical Manager and government service owner, and coordinate 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

  • Learn and train junior personnel on new system changes as needed

  • Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA

Basic Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Must hold a current and 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

  • 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

  • Experience working in a Hypervisor environment

  • Understands network topologies, both transport and IP

  • 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

  • Experience in executing the tasks associated with leading and managing small teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 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

  • Possess excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills

  • Able to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts

  • Familiar with 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

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Pay Range:

Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

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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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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