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Job #: R-00082191
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Job Description:

Leidos is looking for a Senior Directory Services Administrator to work within the Digital Innovation for General Services Administration (GSA) Infrastructure Technologies (DIGIT). This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience assisting with GSA’s Directory Modernization mission.  In this mission,  the agency requires a full, new, redesigned directory services to take advantage of modern advances and best practices in identity management.  This position is 100% virtual.

Primary Responsibility

  • Analyze, design, plan, document, and implement technology enhancements/upgrades for Identity and Directory Services technologies, tools, and architectures. 

  • Maintain DIGIT’s system integration with Single-Sign-On (SSO) and other necessary Identity and Access Management systems in the environment.

  • Design and Maintain Directory Services.

  • Design and Maintain Active Directory Multi-Forest/Multi-Domain Environment.

  • Design and Maintain Identity Management Solutions.

  • Support Azure AD, AWS, and Cloud-Integrations.

  • Identify and evaluate business and technology risks, internal controls which mitigate risks, and related opportunities for internal control improvement.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in a related technical field and 8+ years of prior relevant or equivalent experience.

  • Minimum of 6 years of experience with directory services and identity and access management platforms

  • Demonstrated experience analyzing, designing, planning, documenting, and implementing technology enhancements and upgrades for Identity and Access Management technologies, tools, and architectures.

  • Demonstrated Experience working with Okta, JumpCloud, ZScaler or similar technologies.

  • Demonstrated Experience with federated identity technologies such as AWS or ADFS, Azure AD SSO or similar.

  • Demonstrated experience with system integration for Single-Sign-On (SSO) across infrastructures.

  • Advanced understanding of business processes, internal control risk management, IT controls and related standards.

  • Experience working in Cloud technologies and environments.

  • Experience with authentication protocols such as SAML and LDAP.

  • Experience working with a highly technical team in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Ability to work effectively with both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • ITIL v4 Foundations Certification or higher.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Azure, AWS or GCP Cloud Certification.

  • Knowledge of NIST security controls and Risk Management Framework, Zero Trust Models and awareness and training programs.

  • Ability to work independently to achieve day-to-day objectives with significant impact on operational results or project deliverables.

Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00


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 45,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022.  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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