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Job #: R-00074794
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000.00
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?
At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainably. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Are your ready for your next challenge?
We are in search for  a Windows/Linux System Administrator (Level 2) with Linux experience to work at our customer site at the National Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD. In this role you will provide specialized Cyber Security and Information Technology (IT) support for IT resources and users, underpinning Scientific and Technical Intelligence (S&TI) analysis and production across the Farragut Technical Analysis Center at the Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI). 

Note: To be considered, must have an active DoD Top Secret/SCI clearance, and one (1) of the following certifications:

• CompTIA Security+ ce
• NETW 4001 Security Plus
• CYBR1005 Security Essentials
• GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
• Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

To support and maintain Farragut Specialized Mission IT Systems include support to FARRAGUT TECHNICAL ANALYSIS CENTER (TAC) Acoustic Intelligence (ACINT) Department (TAC-6) Analysts who process data delivered to ONI on portable media. 

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

THE CHALLENGE (primary responsibilities)
Perform as a System Administrator for Windows and LINUX RHEL Mission Applications to include, but not limited to the following duties:
•Trouble Call Resolution:  Troubleshoot and resolve trouble calls within prescribed timelines.
•Use of Remedy AR System: Ensure every trouble call and every change request involving Mission Computers, Mission Systems, or Mission Applications is in the Remedy AR system.
•Change Request Implementation: Complete the implementation of all Mission asset Change Requests approved by the appropriate Government Functional Lead within the prescribed timelines.
•Configuration Management: Establish, document, and maintain complete system configuration and inventory of all Mission IT assets. 
•Change Management: Provide written recommendations to update Mission Applications prompted by events such as OS updates, other software updates, or requests from users.
•Notice of Expiring Warranty or Maintenance: Provide written notice of impending expiration of all hardware extended warranty or software maintenance and technical support agreements.
•Lifecycle Replacement of Hardware: Analyze systems, and provide a white paper with written recommendations and specifications for the replacement of all system hardware prior to its planned end of life date.
•Desktop Support: Repair, replace, and service desktop computers, laptops, and computer peripherals associated Farragut Specialized IT not under the care of Hopper Information Services Center.

WHAT SETS YOU APART (minimum job qualifications)
•A Bachelor's Degree, with 5 years of related work experience; additional years of related work experience may be allowed in lieu of a degree
•4+ years of hands-on Windows Systems Administration
•Experience in Linux System Administration
•Experience in providing the support, administration, and maintenance necessary to ensure effective and efficient IT system performance and security.
• Experience in installation, configuration,  troubleshooting, and maintenance of servers and systems configurations (hardware and software) to ensure their confidentiality, integrity, and availability.
• Thorough understanding of core Microsoft Products (DC, AD, DNS, WSUS, SCCM).
•Up to 10% travel may be required

Certification Requirements (one of the following)
• CompTIA Security+ ce
• NETW 4001 Security Plus
• CYBR1005 Security Essentials
• GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC)
• Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP)

Security Clearance Requirement
An active DoD Top Secret/SCI


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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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  For more information, visit

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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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