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Senior System Administrator


Cloud System Administrator


Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Are you ready to make an impact and join a creative, forward-thinking team?

The Leidos DES (Defense Enclave Services) team is supporting an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies.

Leidos currently has openings for experienced System Administrator located at Ft. Meade, MD.

The Defense Enclave Services contract will unify the DOD Fourth Estate Defense Agencies and Field Activities’ common use information technology systems, personnel, functions and program elements under the direction of DISA’s Fourth Estate Network Optimization program office. Your role is critical to the overall operational and end User Experience (UX) as automation capabilities impacts each user across the global enterprise.

•Must hold an active Secret clearance prior to start. (US Citizenship required)

•Support requirements for managing installation, configuration and maintenance of Unix/Windows workstations and servers, including Web servers, network attached storage devices, and stored data in support of business processing requirements.
•Assist with achieving optimum performance and availability standards through implementing appropriate technical solutions.
•Responsible for completed the day-to-day tasks associated with system administration in the DES Compute Environment.
•Provide support for implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems.
•Provide on call 24/7 support to the current operations team when troubleshooting/resolving incidents with enterprise systems.
•Provide escalation support to the NOC/monitoring team when troubleshooting issues with enterprise systems.
•Manage IT system infrastructure and continuously update associated processes process documentation.
•Assists with the development and application of business processes to ensure appropriate service levels.
•Develop and implement standards, procedures, and processes for the Network Operations Center.
•Participate in strategic network and operations planning.
•Work within the DevSecOps methodology to plan and support implementation of new technologies
•Prepare recommendations for resolutions to NetOps challenges based on monitoring results, tools analysis, and/or forensics.
•Work with other service teams to resolve enterprise incidents as part of the DES Operations Problem Solving Team.
•Maintain operational, configuration, and other standard operating procedures (SOPs).
•Work with the monitoring team to address issue that will impact system availability.
•Attend meetings weekly and provide weekly status reports.

•Bachelor’s degree and 8+ years of relevant experience; additional years of experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
•Must have a DoD IAT Level II certification (Sec+), or higher, prior to start.
•UNIX, Windows, and/or Storage administration experience.
•Trouble reporting and tracking systems such as REMEDY experience.
•Must be able to lift/move/carry equipment when necessary (max 40 pounds)


External Referral Eligible

Pay Range:

Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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.