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Windows Administrator




Fairmont, West Virginia, United States


Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology, Leidos makes the world safer, healthier and more efficient. Our Civil Group offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals.

Leidos is seeking a Windows Administrator on the NOAA Cyber Security Center contract. Duties include providing technical contribution in the areas specified below. This position will be part of a Windows team which is part of a larger Systems Administration Staff (SAS) team is responsible for O&M, engineering tasks, and data center support across different technology areas.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Provide O&M and Engineering services for:

o Hardware (Dell laptops & Servers, HP, Cisco)

o Virtualization (vSphere ESXi, vCeneter, vRealize Operation Manager)

o Windows Administration (Windows Server, Windows 10, Active

Directory, SCCM, SQL Server)

  • Design, develop, or recommend integrated system solutions ensuring proprietary/confidential data and systems are protected, participating with the client in the strategic design process to translate security and business requirements into technical designs, and configuring and validating secure systems, testing security products/systems to detect computer and information security weakness.
  • Support the project lifecycle for infrastructure and technology projects. Support inventory and procurement efforts. Support the development of Bill of Materials for budgetary quotes.
  • Attend team lead sessions and act as a conduit with the program leadership team, to include weekly / monthly reporting, identification of employees for rewards and recognition, and participation in program planning/annual meetings such as the All Hands.

Basic Requirements

  • BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • 6+ year of design, development, integration, implementation, operation and analysis of Windows systems
  • 6+ years administering, securing and optimizing, Windows or Linux devices
  • 4+ years managing a IT Infrastructure functional team
  • Able to troubleshoot and resolve complex systems administration issues
  • Strong attention to details, works well with direction.
  • Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills and must be capable of the understanding, documenting, communicating and presenting technical issues in a non-technical manner to audiences with varying degrees of technical expertise.
  • Must have an active Interim Top Secret or adjudicated Secret to be considered for this role.
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to multi-task and successfully manage competing/changing priorities.

Preferred Requirements

  • Formal leadership training
  • Expertise with Mcafee ePO (ENS, Drive encryption)
  • Expertise with Storage (Brocade, NetApp, PureStorage)
  • Expertise with Active Directory and Group Policies
  • Demonstrated experience in cyber security design, engineering and operations
  • Cyber Security Training or Certification (i.e., Security+, Network+, SPLUNK, FireEye )
  • Knowledge of NIST SP 800 53 rev 5 series or ISO 27000 series documents

Clearance / Citizenship

  • US Citizenship is required.
  • Must have current and be able to maintain security clearance, specifically DoD/Secret or Top-Secret Clearance (Interim Top Secret or adjudicated Secret acceptable).

Original Posting Date:


While subject to change based on business needs, Leidos reasonably anticipates that this job requisition will remain open for at least 3 days with an anticipated close date of no earlier than 3 days after the original posting date as listed above.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $87,100.00 - $157,450.00

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.