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Job #: R-00064382
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a DevOps Administrator to support federal government systems and programs. This role requires an individual well versed in DevOps or Agile operating techniques, system administration, and automation or infrastructure as code. This role requires an understanding of federal compliance benchmarks, CI/CD pipelines, and the foundations of networking and cybersecurity. Individuals in this role will be required to be responsive to dynamic workloads, be capable of leveraging automation tools, and supporting governance of existing and new system environments.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Assist in administering Windows and Linux operating systems across multi-cloud environments, including but not limited to system access, policy enforcement, compliance, application support, and troubleshooting.

  • Design and develop automation to standardize and secure cloud services, leveraging tools.

  • Build, orchestrate, and automate playbooks and integrate with security tools/applications.

  • Perform vulnerability assessment and remediation; Implement and track compliance and configuration baselines.

  • Perform other system engineering duties as required.

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree with 4+ years of prior relevant experience or Master’s degree with 2+ years of prior relevant experience.

  • Scripting and automation experience in Azure Resource Manager, Terraform, AWS Cloudformation, Lambda, powershell, python, Jenkins, bash, etc.

  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Azure or AWS based security, serverless, database, compute, and/or log analytics services.

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust security clearance.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for work in a collaborative team environment with a customer service oriented approach.

  • Understanding of operational best practices, configuration management, and security controls.

  • AWS or Azure certification.

  • Understanding of networking concepts (CIDR and subnetting, ports and protocols, VPN, routing).

  • Experience with log collection and monitoring solutions.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

None

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

Systems Administration

Pay Range:

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.

Pay and Benefits

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.

Securing Your Data

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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