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Job #: R-00087283
Location: Huntsville, AL
Category: Systems Administration
Schedule (FT/PT): Full Time
Travel Required: Yes, 10% of the time
Shift: Day
Potential for Telework: No
Clearance: Top Secret
Referral Eligibility: Eligible
Referral Bonus Amount: $5,000
Group: Intelligence

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Description

Job Description:

In this position, the candidate will support the operations, management, and system integration of cross domain systems (CDS) and other security technologies in a small team environment. Primarily the candidate will be responsible for providing Operations & Maintenance activities on existing CDS systems. Job functions include performing deployment, integration, troubleshooting and testing of new data flows by applying diverse skills in system engineering, administration, management, and security.  Additionally, the candidate will provide immediate response and problem resolution to critical system incident tickets. The candidate will have significant direct contact with the immediate customer and the organization’s CDS staff.

Specific duties include but not limited to such tasks as:

  • Manage systems in a VMWare environment
  • Install COTS/GOTS and custom software, firmware updates, operating system patches of CDS guards, and antivirus software updates
  • Monitor the systems for possible system problems, analyze the problem for resolution paths, implement solutions, and or work with vendors to resolve issues
  • Respond and resolve incident tickets within priority response times.
  • Run scripts to perform house-keeping and statistics gathering against the data in the production systems.
  • Set-up/maintain user accounts and support system security vulnerability scan activities
  • Participate in program standup meetings to discuss system status, technical issues, or coordinate production system changes.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS

  • Strong Linux system administration experience demonstrated in a large complex enterprise environment. 
  • Experience in system integration, test, debug of COTS/GOTS systems. Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities.
  • Experience with Virtual Environment administration; Installation, configuration, and managements of: Type 1 hypervisors (ESXi, KVM, others), Virtual Machine configurations, and VM Management environment (e.g. Vcenter/Vsphere and associated networking and storage).
  • Proficiency in installing, hardening, patching, backup and restore of Linux systems.
  • Experience with coding (Java, Java Script, or Python) and/or scripting (Perl, Microsoft Power Shell, KShell, BASH, etc.)
  • The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems. An interest in working on a broad range of problems and technology and as part of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work independently and at times as only Leidos representative working directly with customer IT team.
  • Follow change management process including creating required change management documentation.
  • Demonstrates good judgement and written/verbal communications.
  • A team player with organization skills, can follow written instructions or technical guides, and the ability to prioritize tasks.

DESIRED SKILLS

Depending on experience and/or preference may be called on to support the following efforts:

  • Experience with or familiarity with Apache Nifi (Niagrafiles)
  • System administration: RHEL, SE Linux, Solaris, Windows
  • Networking, particularly system integration of physical/virtual servers with routers and firewalls in current data center environments.
  • Integration of one or more cross domain products (guards, one-way transfers, multi-level access solutions).
  • Ability to perform bare metal server builds, backup/restore.
  • Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: LDAP, Active Directory, log archive
  • Various security products, security architecture, security assessment tools, and information assurance standards.
  • Experience with Elastic Search / Log Stash / Kibana (ELK)
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Small scale development of script level routines: languages (shell script, Perl)
  • Experience with system hardening (STIGS).

SECURITY REQUIREMENTS:

Security Clearance TS/SCI

Clearance Required Prior to Start:  Final Top Secret

EXPERIENCE AND EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS

At least five (5) years of professional experience demonstrating the basic requirements, or at least three (3) years of professional experience demonstrating the basic requirements and a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

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.

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.

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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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