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Linux/IT Database Administrator


Database Administrator


Reston, Virginia, United States


The Engineering, Integration and Operations business area of Leidos has an opening for a Linux IT/Database Administrator. Working QATAR, the individual assigned to this role should be qualified to install, support, and maintain server operating systems or other computer systems, including the relevant software applications crucial to their operation. This involves ensuring the implementation of current defensive mechanisms, such as IAVA Patches, and promptly responding to service outages and interruptions in network operations. They are responsible for administering server-based networked systems, distributed applications, network storage, messaging, and application monitoring necessary for provisioning, sustaining, operating, and integrating cyber-networked systems and applications.

Key competencies for this position include expertise in server operating systems, database administration, web technologies, systems-related project management, and providing helpdesk support for computer operators. The individual actively supports the identification, reconnaissance, and remediation of vulnerabilities while enhancing capabilities within cyber environments to achieve desired effects.

Their duties also encompass utilizing enterprise patching tools to implement security updates and patches, such as Information Assurance Vulnerability Assessments (IAVA), C4 Notice to Airman (C4 NOTAM), Time Compliance Network Orders (TCNO), Time Compliance Technical Order (TCTO), operating system patches, and antivirus software. They play a role in implementing and enforcing national, DoD, and Air Force security policies and directives, performing proactive security functions to deter, detect, isolate, contain, and recover from information system and network security intrusions.

Responsible for maintaining systems such as NARAS, Battlespace Command and Control Center Theater (BC3-T) Operation Center, Joint Range Extension (JRE), ADSI, Tactical Display Framework (TDF), Digicomp systems, EPLRS, MIDS terminal, KIV-7, KG-40, TACLANE, KY-100, KIV-19A, LMS, SAS, DTS-K, RARITAN KVM, Blue Force Tracker, ADS-B, KSV-21, AN/VRC 103, KG-175D, and other C2 Systems\Associated Support Equipment, and C2 Air Control Squadron O&M Support.

Basic Qualifications


Minimum 3 years’ experience on database/system administration and IA technology or related area.

Certifications Required:

8570 Certification: IAT Level II

Other: VMWARE VCP Data Center Virtualization; RHCSA or Linux+

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 $48,100.00 - $86,950.00

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.