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The roll provides Systems Administration support services for the DoD ABIS 24x7 Operations Team. This includes remote troubleshooting of servers; security administration, maintenance, and network management. This engineer should be well versed in Red Hat products such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, Red Hat Virtualization, Identity Management , Ansible, Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), and server configuration.
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- Ability and willingness to operate in a shift-work environment.
- Open trouble tickets from calls and email, work as a team to resolve trouble tickets and calls regarding: Identification and resolution of network connectivity issues, software and hardware upgrades, and general maintenance of servers and peripherals.
- General systems and database operations, administration, maintenance, documentation, and reporting. Customer interaction is required in response to reported problems, defining requirements and data collection needs.
- Collaboration and coordination with outside organizations will be periodically necessary such as trouble ticket elevation to tier three support, and collaboration with development team to provide information and data for elevated trouble tickets.
- Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues encountered by users.
- Manage the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems.
- Monitor the system daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns
- Create and verify backups of data
- Respond to and resolve help desk requests
- Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution
- Administrate infrastructure, including firewalls, databases, malware protection software and other processes
- Review application logs
- Install and test computer-related equipment
- Update systems documentation
- Perform systems performance monitoring, systems availability monitoring and patching.
Required Experience, Skills, and Education:
- High School Diploma & 1+ years of experience or Associate’s degree in IT related field.
- Ability to troubleshoot hardware, networking, Red Hat and Windows operating systems.
- Track hardware locations and create trouble tickets.
- Fully proficient in the use of PC’s and all programs included in the Microsoft Office application suite.
- Ability to obtain a DoD Secret clearance.
- Must be able obtain Security + and environmental (Windows, CISCO, Red Hat) certifications as per DOD 8570 within 6 months of hire date.
- Must be able to obtain DOJ clearance to access the FBI Campus - CJIS Site, in Clarksville, WV.
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:
- Active DOD Secret Clearance
- Current IT security or technical certifications
- Red Hat / Linux experience
- Experience with AWS cloud services and automation
Pay Range:Pay Range $36,400.00 - $56,000.00 - $75,600.00
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.
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.
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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