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Job #: R-00065858
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: SCA Systems Support
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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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 Senior level VDI Systems Administrator for our Defense operation. This role will report out of our customer site in Colorado Springs, CO.

Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. This role supports a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, as well as Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. This position will report directly to the System Administration Team Lead.

What clearance does this require? An active DOD Secret Clearance and eligibility to obtain Top Secret/SCI is required to qualify for this role.

What will you do in this role?

•    Provide monitoring and update current and new systems, support critical system patches, respond to incidents, schedule O&M activities and coordinate of all customer related issues
•    Act as the Senior System Administrator and is considered as subject matter expert on the Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, GPO management,  and to provide overall Tier 2/3 support
•    Work in a hypervisor (VMware, A environment supporting both virtual servers and desktops (VDI)                                                               
•    Configure and maintain virtual networks in a hypervisor environment                                                                                                                                                                            

•   Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG’s) as required                                                                                                                                                                

•    Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes                                                                                                                                         

•    Monitor, organize and work collaboratively with Network Operations, Cyber Security and other Team to optimize and collaborate solutions for on-premise and cloud solutions
•    Perform analysis to support systems engineering functions for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches in accordance with the project’s system engineering and configuration management processes
•    Learn, mentor and train junior personnel on new system as needed
•    Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA
•    Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed 

Basic Qualifications
•    Bachelor’s Degree with 4+ years of experience or Masters with 2+ years of experience additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
•    Must hold an active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
•    Must have CompTIA Security +ce certification at start date
•    Must hold current Server certification i.e. Azure, CompTIA Server+, Nutanix (or equivalent).  
•    Working knowledge of VMware Horizon View, VMware vCenter, VMware Virtual Desktop Infrastructure                                                                                                                                                          

•    Must be available for on-call support as required
•    Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory, GPO’s management, Certificates Administration, and Domain Controller Functional services
•    Possesses knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management
•    Communicates orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
•    Familiar with NORAD/USNORTHCOM missions and DOD regulations and directives

Preferred Qualifications
•    Bachelor's degree in associated field
•    Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols
•    ITIL Foundations Certification
•    Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills                            
•    Possess a Microsoft 2016 Server MCSA/MCSE                                                                                                             
•    Possess a Top Secret clearance

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External Referral Bonus:

Eligible

External Referral Bonus $:

$3000

Potential for Telework:

No

Clearance Level Required:

Secret

Travel:

No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:

40

Shift:

Day

Requisition Category:

Professional

Job Family:

SCA Systems Support

Pay Range:

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.

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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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