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Job #: R-00074789
Location: Suitland, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
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 System Administrator (Level 2) 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 Top Secret/SCI clearance

To support and maintain Farragut Specialized Mission IT Systems include support to several FARRAGUT TECHNICAL ANALYSIS CENTER (TAC) COMPONENTS. Naval Platforms Department (TAC-2) and Naval Weapons Department (TAC-3) which leverages Specialized Engineering Tools to create Parametric and Engineering Model content persisted as eXtensible Mark-up Language (XML). Engineers use C&P data to create Computer Aided Design (CAD) models at several levels of fidelity (external wireframe, external skin features, internal structure, internal equipment/components, et al).  More detailed CAD modeling requires very high-end workstations with highly accelerated graphics cards for rendering.  The Farragut Technical Analysis Center’s Foreign Materiel Exploitation Division (FME) in TAC-3 uses a range of Windows and Macintosh (MAC) Information Technology (IT) assets. FME systems support laboratory equipment such as microscopes, X-rays, network analyzers, schematic generation, electronics analysis, electrical modeling/simulation, 3D laser scanning, CAD modeling, graphics and video software, visual displays, and report production. 

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  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)
• Bachelor's Degree in an IT related field, with 4 years of related work experience; additional years of related work experience may be acceptable in lieu of degree.  If no degree: A current MCSA or MCSE certification is required
•3+ years experience with Microsoft Windows Server (2003-2016), and Microsoft Active Directory
•Solid understanding of networking/distributed computing environment concepts
•Understanding of principles of routing client/server programming
•Understand the business application of technical support and design in an application development environment.
•Strong hands-on aptitude in performing administration functions such as installations and configurations, migrations, etc.
•Hands-on experience with Microsoft technology including Microsoft Server 2010/2012, WIN7, WIN10
•Excellent problem solving and troubleshooting skills
•Up to 10% of travel may be required

Certification Requirements
•CompTIA Security+
•At least one current Microsoft Windows certification at an Associate level (or higher)

Security Clearance Requirement
An active DoD Top Secret/SCI

MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator) Certification
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) certification


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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 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

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