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Job #: R-00067164
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Intern Technical
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

Job Description

The ANNEX team in the Intel division at Leidos has an opening for a Systems Administrator Intern role to work onsite in our Reston, VA office during the summer and Spring/Summer of 2022. The Systems Administrator Intern will assist in the deployment, operation, and maintenance of various information technology systems as part of the IT team located at an established Leidos site in Reston, VA. The candidate must be able to assist local and remote users with their IT-related issues as well as support daily IT operations and maintenance. The successful candidate must possess solid interpersonal skills in addition to the technical aptitude expected from an IT professional. This role provides an opportunity to develop greater systems administration expertise and scope of responsibility.

This is an immersive 6-month internship and will require the ability to take off for the Spring 2022 term.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Receive, evaluate and prioritize incoming user requests and trouble tickets for assistance with hardware, software and network issues.

  • Work as part of a team to identify, diagnose, and resolve problems with computer hardware and peripherals including workstations, servers and local area networking

  • Update anti-virus definitions, execute virus scans of incoming and outgoing media, perform data transfers and complete related documentation

  • Provision and maintain Microsoft Windows and Linux based workstations and servers according to existing standards, including creation and distribution of system images

  • Perform user account creation and activation, password resets, privilege assignment, group membership management, directory access control

  • Assist team to complete tasks in support of IT systems.

Basic Qualifications

  • Current enrollment in an accredited college or university, pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or directly related field.

  • It is required to take the Spring (January - July) semester off during employment

  • Basic Understanding of Microsoft Windows and Linux Operating Systems

  • Understanding of and/or experience in network administration, installation of networking appliances, cabling and cable termination in an enterprise IT environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to stay organized, follow written instructions or technical guides, and able to prioritize tasks to maintain, deploy of IT systems.

  • Ability to provide and support data center activities including, but not limited to, rack and stacking equipment, pull cable, and terminating cables.

  • The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems. An interest in working on a broad range of problems and technology and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Ability to work independently as Leidos representative as well as working directly with customer IT team.

  • Follow change management processes, which may include updating technical documentation.

  • Ability to demonstrate good judgement and written/verbal communications.

  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret security clearance (US Citizenship required)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with application, desktop and/or server virtualization

  • Excellent customer service skills to include positive attitude, strong communication and organizational skills

  • Experience with Virtual Environment administration.

Pay Range:

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 www.Leidos.com.

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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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