The Defense Group of Leidos has an immediate opening in a fast paced operations and development lab environment supporting a 24x7x365 Research Development community. We are seeking an experienced mid-level Linux Engineer with Windows experience to join our team in support of a Leidos Prime Program in providing engineering, administration and operational support for our mission network. The candidate will need a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team. Candidate should have hands on experience with COTs and GOTS software.
Responsible for Linux and Windows engineering solutions to meet customer needs including requirements gathering, technical planning, implementation, operation and customer support throughout the process.
Configure and manage systems including installation of systems software
Implement operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
Analyze and resolve complex problems associated with server hardware, applications and software integration
Optimize system operations and resource utilization, and perform system capacity analysis and planning
Assist with daily activities of data center systems operations
Provide health monitoring of systems, storage and networking
Review and implement Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIGs)
Assist customers with issues involving every aspect of the Data Center
Prepare and update documentation including work instructions, standard operating procedures, system As-Builts and other training materials.
BS degree and 4+ years of prior relevant experience or a Masters with 2 plus year of prior relevant experience. Additional years of relevant working experience will be accepted in lieu of degree.
Must have Security+ (or equivalent) certification.
Must have relevant vendor certification such a Red Hat.
Ability to work at customer location.
Active DoD Secret clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret clearance.
- Red Hat Linux engineering experience.
- Microsoft operations experience.
- Maintaining security posture including patching, scanning, updating.
- Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) review and implementation.
- PowerShell scripting experience a plus.
- Virtualization configuration and maintenance a plus.
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:$3000
Potential for Telework:Yes, 10%
Clearance Level Required:Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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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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