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Job #: R-00075372
Location: Albany, GA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Standard Plus On Call
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. We know once you join Leidos, you are sure to go home at the end of every day knowing YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE, resulting in one of the most REWARDING careers you could have imagined.  

The Leidos Defense group is seeking a Linux Systems Administrator to provide support at our customer’s site in Albany, GA. Note: Remote work is a possibility for this position. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience in supporting the Marine Corps Logistics Command (MARCORLOGCOM).  The U.S. Marine Corps Logistics Command (MARCORLOGCOM) provides globally responsive ground equipment inventory control and integrated operational-level logistics capabilities to maximize Marine Corps materiel readiness and sustainment. The Linux System Administrator will install and upgrade network monitoring tools/software and agents, and monitor network performance to make recommendations to modify configuration to improve performance.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Performing analysis to assist in developing the proper environments and perform load testing using approved tools.

  • Analyzing system logs to detect and resolve problems and interfacing closely with the Enterprise Backup and Recovery Support team to ensure mission continuity.

  • Installing, maintaining, configuring RHEL Satellite servers and working with the customer to ensure proper updates are available for implementation.

  • Documenting procedures for all administration, management, recovery, startup & shut down, interconnectivity, certificates, and remediation.

  • Mitigating security risks to operating systems, application programs, Web sites, database management systems and other required products.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field from an accredited college or university and 4 to 8 years’ experience; or a Master’s degree and 2 to 6 years’ experience. Additional related experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.

  • At least 5 years of Linux Systems Administration experience that includes installing, maintaining, and configuring RHEL Satellite servers to ensure proper updates are available for implementation.

  • Experience constructing and installing network cabling to support connectivity from application servers to data storage, to include installing, configuring, and managing network devices such as switches/routers etc. (Network Attached Storage, Storage Area Network, Network File System, or similar devices).

Security Clearance Requirements:

  • Active SECRET level Clearance.

Required Certifications:

  • COMPTIA SECURITY + or equivalent IA certification

  • Applicable computing environment (CE) certification for Linux Systems Administrator

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Current or previous work with the MARCORLOGCOM G6 or other Department of Defense activity as a Linux System Administrator

Pay Range:


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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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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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