The Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Group a Senior Systems Administrator position open in Colorado Springs, CO. Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The Senior System Administrator will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. This position will report directly to the System Administration Team Lead.
Clearance: An active DOD Secret Clearance and eligibility to obtain Top Secret/SCI is required to qualify for this role.
What will you do in this role?
Provide monitoring and updating current and new systems, supporting critical system patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities and coordination of all customer related issues
Act as the Senior System Administrator and is considered as subject matter expert on the Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, GPO management, and to provide overall Tier 2/3 support
Configure and maintain virtual networks in a hypervisor environment
Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG’s) as required
Develop functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes
Monitor, organize and work collaboratively with Network Operations, Cyber Security and other Team to optimize and collaborate solutions for on-premise and cloud solutions
Perform analysis to support systems engineering functions for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches in accordance with the project’s system engineering and configuration management processes
Able to learn and train junior personnel on new system as needed
Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA
Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed
These are the qualifications required for this position...
Bachelor’s Degree with 4+ years of experience or Masters with 2+ years of experience additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree
Must hold an active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance
Must have CompTIA Security +ce certification at start date
Must have Server certification i.e. Azure, CompTIA Server+, Nutanix.
Must be available for on-call support as required
Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory, GPO’s management, Certificate Administration, and Domain Controller Functional services
Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management
Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts
These are the qualifications we highly prefer...
Bachelor's degree in associated field
Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols
ITIL Foundations Certification
Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills
Salary Target: $45-$49/Hour
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Leidos is a Fortune 500® 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 $13.7 billion for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2021. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
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