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Job #: R-00084782
Location: Reston, VA
Category: Systems Integration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Clearance: Top Secret/SCI
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5000
Group: Intelligence

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Job Description:

The Leidos Intelligence Group is seeking a talented System Administrator / Network SME in Reston, Virginia. Our dynamic R&D team focuses on interoperability of network systems. Candidate must bring a creative, yet sound, approach to identifying and solving challenges with these interrelated systems in a customer setting, and have exceptional attention to detail and a commitment to thoroughness. The successful candidate will work within an interdisciplinary team of government and contractor personnel conducting System Admin / Network SME Analysis. Work will be performed in a fast-paced, high-energy environment within a government facility. The candidate should demonstrate a willingness to consider highly complex state of the art biological problems and use advanced techniques under guidance to provide answers. Candidate should have the ability think differently, unconventionally, and from a new perspective.

Basic Qualifications:
- Must possess an active TS/SCI and eligible for a poly

- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Computer Engineering,

or related IT discipline or equivalency of at least 5 years of related experience.

- 10-15 years’ experience supporting the intelligence and/or DoD communities

- 5+ years’ experience with DIA CIO Authorization To Operate (ATO) accreditation

- 5+ years’ experience being the Information System Security Officer (ISSO)

- 5+ years’ experience being a Data Transfer Officer (DTO)

- 5+ years’ experience with JWICS software accreditation

- 5+ years’ experience System Administrator of standalone Local Area Network (LAN)

- 5+ years’ experience system lockdown and access control

- 5+ years’ experience managing IT Service Desk tickets

- 5+ years’ experience managing IT Government Furnished Equipment (GFE)/ Contract Acquired Property (CAP) Inventory

- 5+ years’ experience managing equipment logistics within the DIA Logistics Operations Center (DLOC) enterprise

- 5+ years’ experience writing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Concept of Operations (CONCOPS)

- 5+ years’ experience conducting research advanced emerging software
- Excellent technical writing, communication, and customer relation skills
- Highly detailed oriented

- Adept at working in a fast-paced environments
- Ability to resolve complex, unclear problems and issues with research and nontraditional solutions.

- Expert is creating briefs and white papers using Microsoft office

- IT infrastructure Network Subject Matter Expert (SME) and Analysis

- Conduct preventive maintenance on existing server assets

- Hands-on experience with Red Hat Linux and Windows 10/2016 server operating systems and administration

- Experience with or familiarity with software and security architectures.

- Knowledge in coordinating problem resolution and working across IT functional areas

- Ability to manage multiple task/events simultaneously and deliver on time.

- Experience with VMware

- Be able to troubleshoot a hardware issue and open case with the vendor for repair

- Perform operating system software updates/upgrades.

- Maintain Asset Management records.


  • Requires active Security+ CE certification

Preferred Qualifications:

- MS in Information Technology or related degree

- Exploitation of national level intelligence

- Working knowledge of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) – Research & Development Directorate
- Experience working with Combatant Commands

- Knowledge of High Performance Computer(HPC)and HP/Dell hardware server system

- Experience administering Linux and Unix systems

- Understanding of advanced security protocols and standards

Job Description:

Main responsibility is managing IT systems and Authorization To Operate (ATO) accreditation. As well as leveraging IT infrastructure network experiences daily to solve advance completed problems. Analyze intelligence when available, if not available use reverse engineering and best practices to produce assessments, briefs, papers, graphics, and data. Develop counter IT infrastructure R&D projects to advance the community understanding and capabilities. Serve the team as the System Admin and IT network subject matter expert. During exercises and customer driven requirements provide on-site 24/7 IT support.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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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