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Job #: R-00087219
Location: Washington, DC
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: No
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Public Trust
Referral Eligibility: Ineligible
Group: Civil

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Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator with expert experience in Windows, Linux, Active Directory, Virtualization, Cloud, and scripting experience to support our Federal Government customer. The candidate will work within the Server Engineering team supporting the Infrastructure and Operations Hosting Environment within the Department of Transportation.

High Priority qualifications, skills, experience, certifications

  • Must possess a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Server Infrastructure or equivalent.   

  • Windows Server Operating Systems (2012 to 2019) [expert-level]

  • Active Directory engineering and management [expert-level]

Role and Responsibilities

This individual will work with a team of local and remote engineers to provide O&M support to US DOT. Responsible for the day-to-day management of Windows Server infrastructure to include oversight of Active Directory and SQL Server.  Works in the Windows Server team, overseeing activities within server imaging, Active Directory management, and SQL Server.   Responsible for incident management as it relates to Active Directory and SQL Server.  Performs advanced troubleshooting of complex system issues.  Works primarily in a virtualized environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Windows Server Operating Systems (2012 to 2019) [expert-level]

  • VMware vSphere and Hyper-V Virtualization [expert-level

  • Active Directory engineering and management [expert-level]

  • Group Policy Management [expert-level]

  • Windows Failover Clustering [expert-level]

  • Scripting Experience: PowerShell and VBScript [mid-level]

  • Windows IIS web server administration [mid-level]

  • Azure and AWS administration and Implementation [mid-level]

  • Incident management and troubleshooting skills [mid-level]

  • Windows file shares and security administration [mid-level]

  • Windows Print Services, Lexmark, Xerox, and HP printer administration [mid-level]

  • Windows 10 Desktop Operating Systems [mid-level]

  • Dell PowerEdge Rackmount and Blade servers [mid-level]

  • Unix/Linux (Red Hat, CentOS, Apache, Tomcat) [mid-level]

  • SQL Server HA Clusters administration [mid-level]

  • Active Directory Federation Services (ADFS) [mid-level]

  • Smart Card / PIV card / CAC integration experience [knowledge of]

  • Windows Certificates Services Management [knowledge of]

  • PKI Architecture and Management [Knowledge of]

Experience, Education and Certifications

  • Must have a minimum of 8+ years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, cloud infrastructure, file and print environments, specializing in Windows operating systems.  Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and SQL Server.

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016, 2019 Administration (MCSE, MCITP certification)

  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP-DCV)

  • US Citizen.  Ability to attain a Public Trust clearance. 

Preferred assets:

  • 10 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, cloud infrastructure, file and print environments, specializing in Windows operating systems.  Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and SQL Server.

Pay Range:

Pay Range - -

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.

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.

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.

Securing Your Data

Beware of fake employment opportunities using Leidos’ name. Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information during any part of the employment application process (i.e., ask you for money), nor will Leidos ever advance money as part of the hiring process (i.e., send you a check or money order before doing any work). Further, Leidos will only communicate with you through emails that are generated by the Leidos.com automated system – never from free commercial services (e.g., Gmail, Yahoo, Hotmail) or via WhatsApp, Telegram, etc. If you received an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information (e.g., about you or your previous employer), and you are concerned about its legitimacy, please make us aware immediately by emailing us at [email protected].

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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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