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Job #: R-00065185
Location: Gunpowder, MD
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: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Description

Job Description:

At Leidos, everything we do is built on our commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our employees, and our communities. Learn more about the values and culture that are the foundations of our business. Our mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through information technology, engineering, and science. We offer a robust benefits package including competitive salaries; company matching 401K Retirement Plan; comprehensive medical, dental and vision coverage; flexible work schedule to allow for life/work balance; tuition reimbursement and more.  

As part of a multi-functional, heavily matrixed team, this Lead Systems Administrator will be responsible for managing a a team responsible for a variety of program servers across a range of intelligence gathering platforms.  This work involves the installation and upgrade of these servers as well as troubleshooting and problem resolution. The candidate will provide essential software support for associated laptops, desktop personal computers, and printers, including the configuration of the hardware devices and the testing of new software.  The candidate will be an integral part of a team of personnel responsible for designing the structure of the network and procuring the necessary hardware, software, and ancillary support components required to keep the system operational.  The candidate will monitor system configurations including any server event logs. The candidate will be responsible for testing the operating system software, the networking software, and the computer hardware. The candidate will also be responsible for monitoring server backup requirements and developing the procedures for backups.  Must be capable of assigning and monitoring work through JIRA ticketing.  Must be able to mentor the more junior and less experience team members.

 

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other engineering or technical discipline and 5 years of prior relevant experience (4 years of applicable experience with appropriate certifications may be substituted for the degree.)
  • Must currently possess a Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret.
  • Must have knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or system administration of Unix or Windows networks/systems.
  • Experience with installing, managing, upgrading and troubleshooting Servers, VMware, vCenter Server Appliances, ESXi Hosts, Linux, and the Windows Operating System and tools to include .
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining SCCM and WSU.
  • Experience building and deploying AGM Windows MDT images.
  • Experience with Cisco, NetApp, and iDRAC configuration and management.
  • Experience with use of Atlassian software, JIRA.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience working and managing a  matrixed teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI Security Clearance.
  • Post Production Software Support/Post Production Deployment Support for defense intelligence systems.
  • US Army aerial and terrestrial sensor system experience.
  • Familiarity with or experience implementing and using the Engineering Edge Quality Management System.

External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$3,000

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:

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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