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Job #: R-00079883
Location: Gatineau, QC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 25% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Other Clearance
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)

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Job Description:

Leidos is actively interviewing for a Air Force Command and Control Information System (AFCCIS) System Administrator Level 3 to join our team in Gatineau QC

Candidate must be Canadian citizen and hold clearance equivalent to Secret

Primary Responsibilities

This position will be responsible for providing distance support to Royal Canadian Air Force Operational Sites. Specific tasks will include:

a.         Define and test AFCCIS Implementation, particularly at the platform (VMWare) and software layers;

b.         Provide Information Systems administration services to the AFCCIS WSM organization to include installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of hardware and software and related infrastructure;

c.         Develop hardware/software requirements to support system testing as it relates to the and rollout of AFCCIS platform improvements and related applications;

d.         Define hardware/software baseline requirements for each of the AFCCIS sites;

e.         Perform and support site testing;

f.          Review AFCCIS software systems and data requirements as well as communications and response need and device computer hardware configuration to support them;

g.         Deploy software updates such as service packs, security patches and anti-virus products on AFCCIS servers;

h.         Document and implement procedures for establishing and maintaining the

AFCCIS platform; and

i.          Liaise with other DND personnel and projects on technical / coordination issues; 

j.          Coordinate system service schedule with second line support and produce schedule for software, firmware updates, upgrades and or replacement of virtual servers at the RCAF data centers. 

The successful candidate will be expected to work independently. 

Basic Qualifications

The proposed resource must hold an undergraduate degree from a recognized university in computer science or engineering and a minimum of five (5) years’ combined experience working as a System Administrator in an IM/IT *similar environment OR a two (2) year college certificate in computer science combined with a minimum of eight (8) years’ combined experience as a System Administrator in an IM/IT *similar environment OR ten (10) years demonstrated combined experience within the last fifteen (15) years as a System Administrator with OEM certified training in VMWare and/or Cisco Nexus management/support in an IM/IT *similar environment.

The proposed resource must have a minimum of four (4) years’ combined experience within the last ten (10) years working as a System/Network Administrator of a Protected Network or Classified Network.

The proposed resource must have a minimum of five (5) years demonstrated combined experience as a System Administrator within the last ten (10) years, planning, managing and rolling out major IM/IT applications, updates and upgrades such as service packs, security patches, and anti-virus products in a IM/IT *similar environment.

Definition of IM/IT *similar environment:

minimum of 5000 Windows workstations supported nationally and internationally if in a protected network or a minimum of 300 Windows workstations if in a classified network Minimum of 50 Microsoft Windows server supported and located in a minimum of 5 different cities Microsoft Windows workstation operating system (Windows XP,Windows 7, Windows 10; VMWare vSphere 5.x and above hypervisor

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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