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Job #: R-00074775
Location: Fort Huachuca, AZ
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: None
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $2000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Team is seeking a Virtualization (VMWare) & Storage Administrator at Fort Huachuca in Sierra Vista, AZ. Would you like to work for a world-class technical team, gain valuable certifications while on the job, and contribute to a critical mission in support of our U.S. Department of Defense? This position will support the NETCOM Regional Cyber Centers - CONUS (RCC-C). US citizenship is required with the ability to obtain an interim Secret. An active Secret clearance is preferred.

What will you do in this role?

  • Operate and maintain VMWare virtualized and Storage environments on diverse hardware platforms

  • Troubleshoot complex issues using GUI, command line interface, and Windows PowerShell

  • Work with remote customers and technical support vendors to resolve complicated hardware and software issues

  • Utilize diagnostic tools to trace and resolve technical problems

  • Utilize Remedy ITSM to track and resolve problems impacting continued system operations and make recommendations for any corrective actions required

  • Create and document potential courses of action for resolving complicated hardware and software virtualization problems

  • Plan, coordinate, and document the use of revised/updated procedures, processes, and methods for the operations and maintenance of the Data Services infrastructure

  • Provide "on-call" support after business hours and during weekends when required

  • Willing to work overtime, holidays, and weekends as necessary

  • Review systems development, project requests, coordinate schedules and related departmental activity

  • Provide overall direction and guidance to assigned project managers

  • Review and evaluate work of subordinate staff and prepares performance reports

  • Prepares activity and progress reports regarding all systems analysis and programming sections

These are the Required Qualifications for the role:

  • Must be US Citizen eligible for DOD interim Secret clearance; active Secret Clearance preferred.

  • High School Diploma +8 or Associate's Degree +6 or Bachelor's Degree +4 years IT experience.

  • IAT II certification required (GSEC, Security+, SCNP, SSCP).

  • Must obtain VMWare CA, EMC Storage Administrator, Symantec Certified Specialist or other qualifying certification on CE list within 180 days

  • Excellent team skills, must be thorough, must have excellent communications skills, written and verbal

  • Ability to work in a dynamic cross-organizational team environment

These are the Preferred Qualifications for the role:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of VMware products (ESXi, VCSA, VSAN, vROPs) include installation, maintenance, troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

  • Demonstrate the ability to continuously adjust priorities to reflect changing circumstances

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with different enterprise level backup and recovery software

  • Demonstrate strong knowledge and experience with different disk based backup appliances

  • Exhibits dedication to providing quality customer service

  • Demonstrate knowledge of various SAN hardware and software to include maintenance, troubleshooting and root cause analysis.

  • Experience with Data Domain, NetBackup, EMC Unity and EMC VNX solutions.

  • Effective problem-solving skills and inherent decision-making ability

  • Strong analytical skills including the ability to quickly identify the cause of issues with the system or determine if other teams need to be included in resolving an issue

  • Ability to manage own projects including communications to customers as well as work as part of a larger team managed by a project manager

  • Demonstrate initiative, possess a result oriented mindset, and act with flexibility and tenacity

Pay Range:

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 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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