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Job #: R-00068950
Location: Moleswrth, GB
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Are you interested in continuing your IT career in Europe in a mission focused environment?

The Leidos Defense Group has a career opportunity for a System Administrator, based in Molesworth, United Kingdom.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:
This program provides critical Communications and Information Technology Services to support U.S. Africa Command, U.S. European Command, Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa, Southern European Task Force, and associated staff elements and organizations.  It provides our war fighters support in their mission to keep threats and vulnerabilities as low as possible by ensuring their computer network is stable, undisrupted, secure and will require some OCONUS travel.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
•Manage IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.
•Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
•Application integration with directory services, assigning roles, provisioning hypervisors and storage for virtual infrastructure, as well as automated provisioning of guest operating systems and applications. 
•Creation and maintenance of configuration items and other related documentation, in approved software version control system.  
•Troubleshooting complex IT issues.
•Monitor system performance and establishes performance baselines.   Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software.
•Provide support to IT systems including: day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client problems.
•Provide second level problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems.
•Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remain involved in the resolution process.
•Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.
•Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Server infrastructure and systems providing a variety of services to the EUCOM customer. 
•Resolve IT hardware and software infrastructure (servers, network, security, etc.) issues using systems analysis techniques and procedures.
•Maintains highly available operations of Windows and Linux computer systems and appliances.  
•Performs regular backups and tests backups in recovery scenarios.

CLEARANCE REQUIREMENT:
•Must hold an active Top Secret security clearance and be able to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
•BA/BS + 5 years recent specialized or AA/AS + 7 years recent specialized or a major cert + 7 years recent specialized or 11 years of recent specialized experience.
•Must have an DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification prior to start (Sec+).
•MCSA certification or higher.
•4+ years of Active Directory administration experience.
•Experience working and supporting Virtual Infrastructure.
•Knowledge of DoD IA/Cybersecurity and IT regulations and guidance.
•Excellent verbal and written communications skills.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
•Proficiency in PowerShell scripting
•Experience in the evaluation and integration of new technologies into existing environments.
 

Why join us? Perks include:
• Paid relocation to/from OCONUS location
• Overseas living allowance(s) - HOLA and COLA
• Foreign Earned Income Tax Exemption 
• Benefits package including medical, dental, vision insurance; paid time off; 401k with company match; etc.
• Base access (Exchange, dining, post office, commissary access, etc.)
• Thriving Expat Community to discover UK, Europe and more!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyber space for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

If you know someone who may be a good fit, refer them to us! Your referral could get you a one-time referral payment of $5,000. More details here!

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External Referral Eligible
 

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 January 18, 2022, 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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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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