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Job #: R-00084515
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is hiring a Jr. Cloud Systems Administrator (SA) on the server-side who will be ready to be a member of a dynamic and fast paced technical program in Washington, DC! Our program has full lifecycle Agile Software Development and O&M for our cloud and on-prem systems. Our program works to develop and maintain a translation workflow tool to facilitate linguistics for the Intelligence Community.

The successful SA will provide hands on interaction and support for the entire team fulfilling and implementing O&M duties. The on-site SA will coordinate O&M cycles with program leadership to schedule O&M activates for efficient deployment of upgrades and modifications. The position will play a key role in building a new operational environment working through the ATO achievement and into full operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide systems administration to three government systems conducting operational duties supporting security, configuration, networking, OS patching and applications deployments
  • Works with a cross functional operational team in a cloud based, Windows 2016 OS environment
  • Occasional support as Tier 2 and Tier 3 Help Desk support
  • The SA will work with a high tempo Operations Team to maintain and deploy the customer system and application to ensure system security, integrity and health
  • Will work onsite in DC alongside the customer
  • Provide keen insights and recommendations on best practices and implementations from a SA perspective
  • Work closely with Security Engineer to meet NIST-800-53 controls and server STIG/Vulnerability compliance

Basic Qualifications

  • Requires BS degree and 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated working experience in the AWS cloud and as a systems administrator conducting maintenance on IT Windows Systems.
  • Active DoD clearance at the Top Secret level (preferred with SCI eligibility and a polygraph within the last 5 years)
  • Experience performing systems administration and O&M tasks for Windows systems
  • Knowledge of Active Directory Domain Controllers such as: promotion and demotion, OU setup, Group Policy creation and modification, FSMO role transfer, decommissioning, and fault resolution
  • Cloud networking experience (Route Tables, NACLs, Security Groups, ports/protocols) to facilitate both application functionality and firewall compliance
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS GovCloud, SC2S or C2S experience
  • Experience with Oracle RDS 12c databases
  • Security+ Certification
  • Certification as an Amazon Web Services Certified Associate

Pay Range:

Pay Range $60,450.00 - $93,000.00 - $125,550.00

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.

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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Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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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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