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Job #: R-00066540
Location: Baltimore, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 50%
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Health

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking to improve and advance our organization. Our program is focused on the delivery of information technology services to our CMS customers and is structured around an application-centric support approach.   We are looking to add skilled, energetic leaders who believe in cross-training, collaboration, and excellent customer service, and are willing to go the extra mile to get the job done. 

Our strategic goals are to eliminate downtime, reduce risk, and improve service performance.   Therefore, we support a wide range of customer needs ranging from building self-service platforms to white-glove service, all of based on our customer’s established requirements.  This organization is comprised of teams supporting a series of application portfolios, as well as project management, security, quality improvement, engineering, and facilities operations.  Part of our common responsibility is to drive our new application-centric Integrated Service Delivery (ISD) model. 

Your part in this mission, as an ISD Manager, requires you to coordinate closely with your team to establish clear objectives through your team’s interaction with the customer and through your own observation of what needs to take place to efficiently, securely, and effectively support the customer as they support their own customers.  Sometimes, this task will not be easy.  There may be long days and sleepless nights, but we will all work together to succeed in achieving the goal of providing high-quality, robust, and scalable solutions with minimal business impact.

The current work environment is remote, with a base at Leidos in Windsor Mill/Woodlawn, Maryland.  The successful candidate has the ability to manage multiple tasks, including time management, to achieve the successful outcomes for the program. This is an intensive environment and your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage configuration and tuning of multiple operating environments to meet business needs.
  • Coordinate performance of maintenance including emergent fixes and mitigation, routine patching, support of system tests, and other scheduled operations between the Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) Team and your own team based on the needs of the customer. 
  • Ensure flexibility of systems to run successfully in varying environments.
  • Oversee and verify the regular update and maintenance of monitoring and automation tools, and the tracking of system information in a Configuration Management Database. 
  • Participate in manager on-call and be able to triage and direct technical bridges to drive solutions. 

The successful candidate likely comes from a technical background such as Windows, Unix/Linux, or Development.  She/he understands modern information technology concepts such as virtualization, middleware, networking, and data storage.  Experience with Microsoft Office or similar tools is assumed. 

Required Experience:

BA/BS or equivalent experience and 5+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 3+ years of prior relevant experience. Generally has 2+ years of experience supervising or leading teams or projects. Experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

2 – 5 years of management experience in a high volume operations-type organization or intensive environment.   

Required Skills:

Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.

Ability to manage conflict effectively and professionally.

Ability to adapt and be productive in a dynamic environment.

Ability to receive constructive criticism and put feedback into good use. 

Strong collaboration skills supporting multiple stakeholders and business operations.

Self-starter, self-managed, and a team player.

Required Clearance:

Must be able to obtain a public trust clearance

All candidates supporting the CMS programs must have lived in the United States at least three (3) out of the last five (5) years prior in order to be considered.

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COVID Response

Effective October 1, in order to enter Leidos facilities in the US and to attend Leidos business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry.  Effective December 8, all Leidos employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC. 

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

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