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Job #: R-00071182-OTHLOC-PL-2D1012
Location: Gaithersburg, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact? Leidos has an opening for a Storage Systems Administrator (SME) to support the ESA V program. ESA V is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice.

The individual selected for this position will be a member of the Infrastructure Operations team and manage, operate and maintain multiple storage devices. Excellent hands-on knowledge of storage device administration is required for this position.

Candidate selected will be subject to a Government Public Trust security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to the customer’s information. Current clearance is not required, but selected individual cannot start the assignment until the required security clearance is granted by the customer. This process is currently taking 12+ weeks.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Responsibilities include:

  • Manage and maintain Hitachi storage devices, IBM TS4500 ATL and TS7770 VTL storage devices, IBM SVC (2145-DH8) appliance devices, and Brocade 8510 and 7810 devices in the customer data centers; work directly with customers as required to ensure their needs are met
  • Work in a rapid-paced environment and work independently
  • Maintain operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with other administrators, customers, vendors, and teams
  • Set up administrator and service accounts, monitor/tune system performance, install SAN software
  • Interact with users and evaluate vendor products
  • Evaluate new hardware and software, with the goal of improving and increasingly efficient operations
  • Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation on all SAN hardware devices
  • Apply security settings and other commercial security best practices
  • Provide support on a regular M-F business hours schedule; also responsible for 24x7x365 support as required by mission or emergency situations

The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate, and will focus on ensuring that customer’s IT requirements are met expeditiously and effectively. He (or she) must be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision. Excellent communication skills are required to effectively interface with customers, vendors, and with other teams in the main office in Washington, DC. Note: All staff members are teleworking until further notice.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 12+ years of overall related experience with a Windows server environment; additional related years of experience is accepted in lieu of a degree
  • Excellent understanding, administration, and configuration experience with Hitachi Storage devices (G5000, G200, G400, G700), IBM tape systems (both ATL and VTL), IBM SVC, and Brocade SAN switches (plus FOS)
  • Knowledge of basic networking principles, SAN configurations, z/OS, and AIX operating environments   
  • Scripting experience
  • System and SAN monitoring using installed tools as well as external tools
  • Application of security settings and other commercial security best practices
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask and function in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust clearance.
  • Candidate selected will be subject to a Government Public Trust security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to the customer’s information. 
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen

Desired Qualifications:

  • DOJ or DOD Active Clearance
  • Customer interface experience
  • Networking knowledge and experience
  • Working knowledge of Windows, z/OS, and AIX operating platforms
  • Working knowledge of MS Office (including Word, PP, Visio, and Excel)
  • Working knowledge of Hitachi and IBM storage devices/appliances
  • ITSM knowledge and experience, particularly with ServiceNow

Pay Range:

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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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