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Job #: R-00072691
Location: O'Fallon, IL
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Sr. Windows Systems Administrator in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Scott AFB, IL.  DISA acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to its customers, the department of Defense (DoD), and national security organizations.  The candidate will maintain the smooth operation of multi-user computer systems running Windows Server OS but also includes Linux servers on a global network management system.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Use advanced knowledge of VMware Horizon View, vSphere, VDI to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems

  • Be able to work in a rapid paced environment and must be able to work independently.

  • Lead the onboarding and standup of new enclaves and compute environments.

  • The candidate works independently to maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators.

  • Duties include setting up administrator and service accounts, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space.

  • Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

  • Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

  • Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.

  • Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

  • Provides coaching and reviewing the work of lower level technical staff.

  • Provides support on a M-F business hours schedule, also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergencies.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor's degree and 8 years of overall related experience with a Windows/Linux server environment. Specific experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

  • Extensive experience working with virtual environments using VMware

  • Shell scripting (e.g. bash) and experience in other languages like Perl, Python, and Java.

  • Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

  • Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (such as FireEye and McAfee sensors and sandboxes)

  • Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) including Splunk

  • Currently possess an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret is required for this position.

  • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • VMware Certified Professional– Desktop Management (VCP-DTM)

  • Other VCP End-User Computing Track course/certifications

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

  • Integration of cyber security tools and systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.  

  • Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches, storage area networks (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS). 

  • Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus. 

  • Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified

  • Windows Server experience.

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Covid Guidance

In order to enter Leidos facilities in the U.S. and to attend Leidos events outside our facilities, employees are required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. In addition, we are receiving guidance from certain customers that onsite contractor personnel will need to be fully vaccinated to access customer facilities. 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® 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 44,000 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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