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Job #: R-00085299
Location: Colorado Springs, CO
Category: SCA Systems Support
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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Description

Job Description:

The Leidos Enterprise & Cyber Solutions Defense Group a Systems Administrator position open in Colorado Springs, CO. Our customer maintains a highly demanding mission and requires our support to provide expert technical and professional management support to the commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services. The System Administrator will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, Problem and Change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. This position will report directly to the System Administration Team Lead.
  
Clearance: An active DOD Secret Clearance and eligibility to obtain Top Secret/SCI is required to qualify for this role.
 
What will you do in this role? 

  • Provide monitoring and updating current and new systems, supporting critical system patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities, and coordinating all customer-related issues

  • Act as the System Administrator and is considered as subject matter expert on the Active Directory Services, DHCP, DNS, GPO management,  and to provide overall Tier 2/3 support

  • Configure and maintain virtual networks in a hypervisor environment 

  • Apply DISA Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) as required

  • Develop functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes

  • Monitor, organize, and work collaboratively with Network Operations, Cyber Security, and other Team to optimize and collaborate solutions for on-premise and cloud solutions

  • Perform analysis to support systems engineering functions for new system development efforts or critical system enhancements and patches in accordance with the project’s system engineering and configuration management processes

  • Able to learn and train junior personnel on the new system as needed

  • Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA

  • Provide system and application diagnoses to remediate issues while engaging other teams as needed

 
These are the qualifications required for this position...
 

  • Bachelor’s and 4 years of experience or Master’s and 2 years of experience in the associated field

  • Must hold an active Secret security clearance with the ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Must have CompTIA Security +ce certification at start date

  • Must have Server certification i.e. Azure, CompTIA Server+, Nutanix, or be able to obtain one in 30 days

  • Must be available for on-call support as required

  • Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory, GPO’s management, Certificate Administration, and Domain Controller Functional services

  • Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management

  • Ability to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts

 
These are the qualifications we highly prefer...
 

  • Bachelor's degree in the associated field

  • Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols

  • ITIL Foundations Certification

  • Excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation, and problem management skills   

Hourly Rate: $40.00

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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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