The Leidos Intelligence Division is seeking a System Analyst/System Architect with a TS/SCI with polygraph clearance to support a highly visible fast paced prime contract in the Fort Meade, Annapolis Junction, MD area.
You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Unlimited Education and Training Support, Pandemic Paid Leave, Parental Paid Leave and a sign on bonus.
PROGRAM SUMMARY: Do you enjoy being a part of small teams that work closely with the customer? Does big data pique your interest? Our Prototype Development Support program is looking for candidates with a strong mission focus to do new development and rapid prototyping. Someone who can figure out smarter, better ways to discover new targets or support mission analysis. The Prototype Development Support (PDS II) program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, PDS II looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the PDS II program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.
The candidate will perform DevOps-related functions including Systems Architect/Analyst, Linux Administration (RH), data center management, networking and application installation/config/setup duties in a prototype development and evaluation lab environment on the customer site. The candidate must be a self-starter, be able to work independently as well and collaborate closely with a small engineering, software and security teams to provision and support applications in both on-premise and commercial cloud environments. The candidate must also have proven experience learning new HW and SW technologies quickly for customers.
Eight (8) to eighteen (18) years of general experience as a systems analyst/architect and network analyst/administrator.
Minimum five (5) years of experience in systems engineering rack design, analysis, power distribution, networking and communications applications on complex information systems, database management, the use of programming languages that support systems, and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.
Proven experience and strong understanding of hardware and integration.
Candidate must be competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications system analysis, system design, and programming activities.
Meets IAT II certification requirements.
Excellent design and troubleshooting skills
NiFi data flow management experience
Experience leading a small team, providing technical direction and delegating complex engineering tasks.
A bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science can be substituted for four years of general experience as a systems analyst/administrator.
Experience administering and troubleshooting UNIX/LINUX and Windows production systems.
Proven experience in RedHat Linux, CentOS, and/or SELinux System Administration.
Experience with container platforms and open source, specifically docker, nvidia-docker, Kubernetes and Rancher, nginx, django
Network integration experience – dns, IP routing, switching, and firewall rules administration.
Infrastructure and network experience with Dell, ARISTA, nVIDIA, Mellanox, Excelero, Brocade, Palo Alto, DGX-1, DGX-2, and Nutanix.
Experience with DCIM, CM, and continuous integration-deployment (CI/CD) tools such as Puppet, Ansible and SALT.
2-3 years of VM and storage (nfs) experience.
Must be able to support multiple software/system integration and testing efforts
Proven experience installing and configuring applications
Familiarity with Agency standards, STE/STN compliance and agency security systems
Desired Skills (as many as possible):
Palo Alto firewalls and rule sets
Provisioning Commercial Cloud Solutions (C2S) and AZURE
Familiarity with LDAP and how to integrate to it
Familiarity with InQTel Work Programs and hosting commercial products for technical tools evaluation
Experience with Jupyter Notebook and GPU technologies, such as nVIDIA Docker and GPU-compute applications
Bash, python or similar scripting skills
Experience with enhanced visualization and graphing tools
Experience with Elastic Search and Kibana
Nagios or similar monitoring tools
Experience installing/configuring database management tools (mongo, SQL, postGres, etc)
Windows System administration and Activity Directory
Jira or similar ticket tracking system
Familiar with leveraging UPS in Lab environment.
Vendor management and engagement skills
The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions (CSS) Operation continues to grow in the Fort Meade, MD and surrounding areas. We have funded Prime work and are currently seeking innovators, ideators, and game changers to join our team. We are offering generous sign-on bonuses, competitive salaries, and enhanced benefit plans. To learn more please visit careers.leidos.com/CONMD
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5,000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Engineering
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.
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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