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Job #: R-00077287
Location: Chantilly, VA
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

We are looking for an AWS Cloud DevOps Engineer, who can also function as a Linux Systems Administrator, to join our team in Chantilly, VA. The team is made up of highly technical and motivated individuals. The engineer for this role will design and implement solutions to complex problems. As such, this individual must be an independent thinker and excellent problem solver. The successful candidate must be self-motivated and work well individually and in small to medium sized teams. The candidate must be capable of performing duties without appreciable direction or supervision.

The program is made up of CONUS and OCONUS teams who regularly interact across varying time zones. As a result, the candidate must have excellent communication skills and be flexible with regards to team work and tasking. A demonstrated ability to perform in cross-functional teams in order to achieve results in a timely manner is desired.

This is a technical position to support a wide variety of mission activities performed both locally and OCONUS. Candidates should have a background in computers, operating systems, and cloud technologies to include Linux and AWS.

Primary Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include provisioning, configuring and maintaining AWS cloud infrastructure, as well as local on premise servers. Deployment, automation, management, and maintenance of AWS cloud-based production system. Ensuring availability, performance, security, and scalability of AWS production systems. Management of creation, release, and configuration of production systems.  Performing vulnerability scanning and ensuring compliance with configuration management tools.  Administering and troubleshooting Linux based systems. Troubleshooting problems across a wide array of services and functional areas.  Creating and maintaining supporting documentation. 

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 12 years of experience.   Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree.
  • Active Top Secret/Sensitive Compartmented Information security clearance with a polygraph examination
  • Be able to obtain a US passport to travel OCONUS 1 to 2 times per year
  • Experience with Ubuntu Linux administration, KVM (Kernel-based Virtual Machine), Salt Stack, Kerberos, LDAP.
  • Integration and test experience
  • Ability to think and act strategically; capable of working independently or collaboratively as part of a small team.
  • Experience setting-up, securing, and automating AWS cloud environments.
     

    Qualifications/Certifications (one or more preferred):

  • CompTIA Linux+ or Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
  • AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner
  • AWS Certified SysOps Administrator Associate
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Associate
  • AWS Certified DevOps Engineer – Professional
  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect Professional

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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 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 www.Leidos.com.

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Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

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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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