We are seeking a candidate with experience operating and maintaining Linux OS (Red Hat) and implementing automation tools (Ansible, Puppet) to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the DoD's secure mobile device capability service. In this role, your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Providing technical expertise for daily operations and maintenance of systems.
Effectively troubleshooting, isolating, and resolving technical problems to minimize system downtime.
Assisting with preparing and maintaining technical documentation, drawings and related artifacts.
Help to implement routine updates, approved upgrades and engineering or design changes.
Help to isolate and resolve technical issues and problems that impact multiple networks, systems, and devices.
You will work as part of a Network Operations team responsible for managing an infrastructure comprised of a variety of systems supporting voice and data services. Your experience with operating and maintaining some/all of the following systems is preferred:
Linux servers (required)
Cisco Routers and Switches
Cisco ASA Firewalls
Cisco Unified Border Element (CUBE)
Cisco Unified Communications Manager (CUCM)
F5 BIG-IP Traffic Managers
Bachelor's degree and 2 years of related experience or Master’s degree and less than 2 years of related experience. Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.
Active DoD SECRET clearance
DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 certification (Security+ CE)
Experience performing system administration tasks (installing, maintaining, monitoring, recovering, rebuilding, upgrading, patching)
Fluent using Red Hat CLI with solid understanding of Linux kernel on OS initialization
Experience with maintaining Linux services in virtual systems environment (VMware – vCenter, ESXi)
Knowledge of Linux scripting languages such as: Python, Perl, or Shell
Experience configuring and maintaining network devices such as: switches, routers, and firewalls
Knowledge of networking concepts such as: OSI Model, LAN/WAN, IPv4/IPv6, subnetting and VLANs
Experience with Windows AD Domain Services, SCCM and WSUS configuration/management
Certifications with major system vendors such as Red Hat, Microsoft, Cisco and Juniper
Pay Range:Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00
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.
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