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Job #: R-00086182
Location: Remote, US
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $4000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

The Defense Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a full-time telework System Administrator position. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Defense Civilian HR Management System (DCHRMS) programs. This program supports large HR data systems for our customer, the Defense Manpower Data Center (DMDC).

We are looking for an experienced admin to help us maintain a legacy Fortran-Cobol system running in multiple Red Hat Linux production environments. The role requires proficiency in Informix DB, Red Hat Linux, Linux Shell, Post Shell, Perl, ACE, FORMS, and Informix-4GL technologies. We want someone who already has the necessary clearance and expertise so they can support the team immediately. The candidate must have years of working experience performing installs, upgrades, configuration, and maintenance of these systems. Candidate must have an active Security+ certification and already hold an active investigation (Tier 5) in order to be adjudicated to the IT-I level Position of Trust. Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary. Good communication and collaboration skills and the ability to ramp up quickly are desired. This position will report to the DCHRMS Application Support Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Installation, administration, and maintenance of Fortran/Cobol system and Informix database

  • Implementing best practices

  • Identifying and recommending system functional specifications

  • Creation and maintenance of user accounts

  • Assistance with system functions needed for operations

  • Application and database maintenance

  • Running data imports and automation scripts in Production

  • Generation of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

  • Baseline management for code, databases, scripts, and documentation

  • Maintaining and restoring backups of application and database

  • Triage support for operational issues

  • Analysis of scan findings

  • Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) remediation

  • Plans of Action and Milestones (POA&Ms)

  • Audits, diagrams, and ad hoc cybersecurity requests

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree with 4 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 years of prior relevant experience

  • Holds an active investigation (Tier 5) in order to be adjudicated to the IT-I level Position of Trust

  • Active Security+ certification

  • At least two years of professional experience with

  • Working knowledge of Fortran, Cobol, and MS ACCESS technologies

  • Proficiency with Informix, Red Hat Linux, Linux Shell, Post Shell, Perl, ACE, FORMS, and Informix-4GL technologies

  • Willing to obtain additional technology certifications as necessary

  • Willing to work nights and weekends

  • Ability to ramp up quickly on a new system

  • Good communication and collaboration skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous knowledge of the Federal Wage System (FWS) and associated processes

  • Previous experience supporting the Wage and Salary Division (WSD)

  • Familiarity with cloud-based technologies like OCI, AWS, etc.

  • Familiarity with Oracle SQL or similar database languages

  • Familiarity Agile scrum development processes and tools

  • Familiarity with full-stack development processes and tools

  • Familiarity with DevSecOps processes and tools

Pay Range:

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

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 44,000 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

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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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