The System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related ITEMS UFS infrastructure, across many baselines, architectures and classification. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to customer and commercial practices, enabling mission success. We seek to build a team of system administrators who can perform multiple functions: we understand that people have specialties, but seek people open to cross training and willing to apply their skills in multiple areas. Candidate must have an active TS/SCI with ability to obtain Poly to be considered.
***TELEWORK IS NOT AN OPTION. Candidate must report to the work site***
Qualified individuals will have experience in one or more of the following areas:
Workstation and Server support hosted in Win-7, Win-10, RHEL, Solaris
Operating System and Databases Patch Management
Desktop Image Management
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) Support Services
Home Directory and Profile Support Services
Print, Fax and Scan Support Services
Unified Communications Support Services
E-mail Support Services
Desktop Software Support Services
Desktop Entity Support Services
Directory, Authentication and Account Mgmt- O&S - Expanded 12x5
Domain Name Services
Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP)
Operations and Support:
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary.
Plans support around system transitions, migrations and infrastructure updates
Experience in simple process automation, especially PowerShell and Unix shell scripts is helpful
May support Enterprise test/data events, steering groups, readiness reviews, demos or TEMs, or write/update discrepancy reports, problem, incident or PTR tickets
May be responsible for coaching and peer reviewing the work of other system administrators
Create, change, and delete user accounts per request.
Provide Tier II & III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies, before and after maintenance events.
Schedule and coordinate outages and perform maintenance
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
Upgrade and configure system software that supports GIS infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.
Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
Create and maintain documentation to help train employees resolve day to day issues and knowledge transfer.
Identify and execute process improvements and other enhancements that improve operational efficiency.
Strong communicator who shares information across stakeholders, including customer, program management and SMEs, vendor, external program POCs
Specific Job Description:
The successful candidate will be largely self-driven and ready to independently evaluate system environments to identify needed updates or patches, then execute needed maintenance or change requests.
The successful candidate will coordinate all changes with stakeholders and follow standard operating procedures, consistently.
This individual will quickly raise-up any issues, blockers or concerns to help maximize system availability and lead time for any needed corrective actions.
Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues.
May resolve problems within established practices.
Skills & Tasks:
Follows established processes and checklists.
Understand sand applies basic concepts.
Assists more senior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities.
Individual Work / Teamwork or Leadership / Management: Individual Work/Teamwork - Works individually and also as team participant
Guidance: Requires moderate guidance and direction from more senior level technicians, specialists, and/or managers
Education & Experience:
Requires Bachelors Degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
Experience in lieu of degree
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
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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.