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Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator


Herndon, Virginia, United States


Leidos Intelligence Group is seeking a Systems Administrator to provide customer service support within an enterprise IT program for an Intelligence Community client. The Systems Administrator will be part of a team which provides cybersecurity monitoring and policy enforcement of privileged users on the client’s information systems for client’s use/oversight. They will, with client guidance and oversight;

  • Review all requests for privileged access on the client’s access request systems to consistently ensure requests are only approved if they meet all of the eligibility requirements mandated by the client’s policy regulations (including but not limited to clearances, training, and vetting), have the proper justification, and are appropriate to the user’s position and role in accordance with the client’s administration model.
  • Ensure that all privileged accounts on the client’s enterprise information systems are reviewed at least annually and remove accesses (privileged or unprivileged) at client management direction when the access no longer meets the eligibility requirements specified in the client’s policy regulations or when directed by client management to neutralize a cybersecurity risk or personnel security risk.
  • Consistently implement reporting of all privileged users on all client information systems, with client guidance and oversight, and according to client policy regulations on privileged users.
  • Provide security monitoring and policy enforcement over data transfers on client information systems, and ensure officers with access to that transfer data meet and remain in compliance with all eligibility requirements specified in the client’s policy regulations.
  • Provide security monitoring and policy enforcement of a capability that provides remote access to the client’s primary network.
  • Review requests for this access to ensure they comply with the Sponsor’s security requirements and shall, with Sponsor guidance, respond to questions from users and other stakeholders seeking security guidance related to this capability or seeking guidance on how to request and enroll in this capability.
  • Conduct additional cybersecurity and policy enforcement support as dictated by client needs.

Basic Qualifications

  • Active TS/SCI with polygraph clearance.
  • Demonstrated experience with access control methods and mechanisms and underlying technologies, including Active Directory, LDAP, access control mechanisms in cloud platforms, and NTFS.
  • Demonstrated experience with access management on information systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with administrators at all levels to ensure security policy is being followed.
  • Demonstrated superior critical thinking skills and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated good security practices when handling sensitive security information.
  • Demonstrated experience with the client’s Account and Administration process.
  • Demonstrated experience with the Sponsor's policies and regulations related to accounts, accesses, PKI, removable media, and privileged user oversight.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Demonstrated experience with PowerShell, Shell Script (bash), and VBScript.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of malware such as viruses, Trojan Horses, worms, etc.
  • Demonstrated experience with data analytics.
  • Demonstrated experience with mechanisms for restricting access to removable media on information systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with multi-factor authentication technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience documenting requirements for software systems.
  • Demonstrated experience with agile development.
  • Demonstrated experience briefing topics related to identity and access management to a wide variety of stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated experience with excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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.