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The Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Systems Administrator in the Ft. Meade area, MD.
Leidos is a 10-year incumbent prime contractor on a large multi-year contract that develops, integrates deploys, and sustains large collection systems, and is pursuing a follow-on effort as a preferred subcontractor. The work is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. We will continue to provide exceptional service to our customer in an area in which we have deep incumbent knowledge.
Significant requirements include Mission Management, Operations, and Sustainment activities. The team will provide 24x7x365 support to multiple Operations Teams and will feature 1st/2nd/3rd Party Partner Engagement.
The Linux System Administrator will provide administration and operational support complex mission systems and analytic networks. The candidate will need a proactive attitude, strong customer service skills, and the ability to integrate into an existing technical team. To be successful in this role, the candidate will need to be comfortable working with Linux.
Provide system administration/engineering for RedHat Enterprise mission systems and analytic networks. This will include but is not limited to:
- User account management, administration, access/controls, and support
- Installation and configuration of workstations and peripherals
- Kernel parameter and disk partition modification
- Support to LAN infrastructure
- Client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, network administration troubleshooting, and shell script programming.
- Regression testing on new software releases
- Periodic system back-ups and developing/documenting standard operating procedures for these activities
- Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university.
- CWIP Certification Compliance with IAT Level II.
- Ten (10) years experience as an SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity.
- Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree.
- Active TS/SCI with polygraph.
- System administration experience with RedHat/CentOS 5, 6, 7 and Windows Server 2003, 2008.
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.
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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