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Job #: R-00086681
Location: Fairmont, WV
Category: Systems Engineering
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: Yes, 100%
Clearance: Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $3,000
Group: Defense

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Job Description:

Market Title, Exact Level or Level Range

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Your greatest work is ahead!

As the largest provider of IT services, Leidos develops and sustains large data and technology infrastructures and integrates complex IT systems for multiple US federal and international agencies.  The HOB program is focused on maximizing the public safety benefits of fingerprints, DNA and facial matching. With biometric technology developing at pace, and with new biometrics emerging rapidly, this landscape brings with it several important choices for Government, especially how to maximize the potential benefits to the public whilst protecting the privacy of the individual and addressing any potential impact of data aggregation. The United Kingdom Home Office Biometric (UK HOB) program will transform existing biometrics capabilities into a technically converged, but commercially disaggregated, strategic biometrics capability.  The UK HOB program currently has a need for an Infrastructure Lead in Fairmont, WV.  The Infrastructure Lead will provide technical expertise, direction, and leadership to the infrastructure engineering team for a project within their respective discipline. The selected individual will coordinate with other teams in developing work products that meet the project requirements and integrate successfully into a deliverable product.

If this sounds like the kind of environment where you can thrive, keep reading!

Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions. To explore and learn more, click here!

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

Responsibilities Include:

  • Manages the work assignments for the Infrastructure Team based on the designs and guidance of the Sr. Architect for the UK HOB IDENT1 system.  The Infrastructure Team is responsible for fixing technical issues within the Test and Development environments, supporting monthly releases to the production environment, and providing inputs to and resources for various projects, as required.   
  • Provides technical leadership and mentorship to the Infrastructure Team personnel in the US and UK
  • Ensures that the engineering processes used by the Infrastructure Team are commensurate with the requirements of the contracted standards and Leidos corporate governance
  • Identifies the skills and staff required to deliver the team’s allocated work
  • Produces detailed estimates of work and supports planning discussions for On Contract Growth
  • Ensures the work performed by the Infrastructure Team is within the scope, cost and schedule constraints of the project
  • Produces and maintains technical documentation and system diagrams
  • Participates heavily in the technical activities associated with day-to-day activities, working closely with the UK Production team
  • Maintains current patching levels on all equipment, including the implementation and maintenance of security policies and procedures in the Test and Development environment.
  • Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning, and interpretation. Develops resolutions that are highly innovative and achieved through research and integration of best practices.
  • Participates in Engineering Review Board meetings, Architecture meetings, Cloud Transformation meetings, and others as required

Required Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Must be a US Citizen and have at least a DoD Secret Clearance
  • Must be able to obtain a UK Clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree in computer science, information technologies, and 12-15 years of prior relevant experience, or Master’s Degree with 10-13 years of prior relevant experience.
  • Experience as a Systems Administrator with a strong Linux background and knowledge in Windows environments
  • Demonstrated, strong troubleshooting background
  • Experience providing assignments to a team of individuals and ability to communicate clear instructions on those assignments.
  • Willingness and ability to adapt to changing customer priorities while meeting schedule demands for multiple projects
  • Must be a collaborator, self-starter, and able to provide strategic input to technical design to meet project objectives
  • Ability to work in fast-paced environment and deliver results against key milestones targets
  • Excellent English, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be proficient in scripting and process automation

Preferred Experience, Skills, and Education:

  • Amazon Web Services
  • Strong background or knowledge in servers, storage, and networking
  • VMWare knowledge
  • RedHat Linux experience
  • Proven leadership experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00

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.

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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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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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