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Job #: R-00082187
Location: Laurel, MD
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: 24/7 12 Hour Shift Pattern
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

System Administrator – Night Shift

Provide SME support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of Information Technology (IT) systems at customer HQ and multiple field sites.

You will manage the IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems. Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. Act as a SME in problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems. Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers. Provide support for the dispatch system and hardware problems and remains involved in the resolution process. Configure and manage UNIX, Linux, Windows and Virtual operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity and configures network components along with implementing operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance

Support will be provided on a 12-hour shift, 24 hour/ 7 days a week basis complying with the shift schedule detailed within the associated TTO.

Contractors in this category are to be considered Emergency Essential, providing support during F6 headquarters closures and Federal Government Holidays.

The System Administrator – Shift (SA-S) shall possess the following capabilities

  • Provide SME on problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems 
  • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems 
  • Provide problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems 
  • Provide assistance to users in accessing and using IT systems 
  • Provide support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc. 
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers 
  • Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems 
  • Provide in-depth experience in trouble-shooting IT systems 
  • Monitor and provide tier 1 troubleshooting of UNIX, Linux, Windows and Virtual (or other applicable) operating systems, networks and network devices.

Qualifications:  Ten (10) years’ experience as a SA in programs and contracts of similar scope, type, and complexity is required.

Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline from an accredited college or university is required. Five (5) years of additional SA experience may be substituted for a bachelor’s degree. 

Clearance: Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required

Domain Area(s) Specialized Requirements: 

You shall, within 180 days of being accepted on the contract, earn and maintain the Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Foundation (or higher) certification and one of the following;  

  • Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) certification, or; 
  • COMPTIA Linux + Certification or; 
  • Linux Professional Institute Certification (Level 1 or higher) or;  
  • Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) certification 

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 www.Leidos.com.

Pay and Benefits

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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Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a Leidos.com email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected].

Commitment to Diversity

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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