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Job #: R-00084312
Location: O'Fallon, IL
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Sr. Windows Systems Administrator in support of the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) located at Scott AFB, IL. DISA acts as the provider of GIG/Defense Information System Network (DISN) services to its customers, the department of Defense (DoD), and national security organizations.  The candidate will perform duties as a People Manager and Team Lead for a complex cyber team performing System Administration, Networking, and Cyber Security responsibilities.  Candidate must have at least an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

- Directly report to Program Manger on all technical and personnel concerns

- Fill in as Program Technical Lead as needed

- Supervise Leidos personnel and perform required supervisory actions as directed by Leidos policy

- Effectively lead Network Administrators and System Administrators from multiple small teams

- Provide input on budget and resource assets.

- Assisting in hiring processes for multiple labor categories as requested

- Develop technical teams as necessary

- Coordinate with PMO and all Tier levels while also maintaining the ability to use knowledge of VMware Horizon View, vSphere, VDI to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems

- Be able to work in a rapid paced environment and must be able to work independently.

- Lead the onboarding and standup of new enclaves and compute environments.

- Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.

- Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

- Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.

- Creates, maintains, and implements detailed documentation and maintains standard operating procedures.

- Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

- Provides coaching and reviewing the work of lower-level technical staff.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

- Bachelor's degree and 8-12 years of overall related experience with a Windows/Linux server environment.

- Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.

- 2+ years of experience with Network Administration

- Extensive experience working with virtual environments using VMware

Shell scripting (e.g. bash) and experience in other languages like Perl, Python, and Java.

- Experience with application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

- Experience with Intrusion Detection/Prevention Systems (such as FireEye and McAfee sensors and sandboxes)

- Experience with Security Incident Event Management (SIEM) including Splunk

- Must have at least an active Secret clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret

- Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g. Security+ce.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

- Integration of cyber security tools and systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.  

- Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches, storage area networks (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS). 

- Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus. 

- Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.

- ITIL v3 Foundation certified

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Pay Range:

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

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.

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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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