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Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator


Omaha, Nebraska, United States


Leidos currently has an opening for a Systems Administrator in our Omaha NE office. This position reports directly to the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM) and is an exciting opportunity to use your experience providing advanced computing solutions in a heterogeneous environment. We use a wide array of Windows and Linux systems in a tightly integrated environment with a focus on security and high performance computing. If you want to work in a diverse environment that allows you to get into every aspect of supporting complex computing systems this is a great opportunity!

Primary Responsibilities

  • Configuration, setup and maintenance of numerous air-gapped Information Systems (IS) and networks
  • Verify and maintain security configuration of the multiple Information Systems
  • Manage daily break/fix scenarios, updates, backups, monitoring and user management
  • Secure and maintain all components IAW established Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIG) and customer directives
  • Patch and anti-virus definition management
  • Hardware troubleshooting (COTS PC, printer, networks, and encryption hardware)
  • Monitor customer request and tasking to ensure requirements are addressed in a timely manner according to priority
  • Strong desire to adhere to best practices and provide the highest quality of service and support.

Basic Qualifications

Must have an active DoD Top Secret clearance with SCI eligibility

  • Hand-on experience in Widows Server (to include Active Directory) and Window 10 workstation environments
  • Working knowledge in Linux operating systems
  • Understanding of computer network concepts (network hardware, cable management, IP address management)
  • Experience in the design, implementation, and sustainment of Virtualized Machine (VM) architecture
  • Understanding of Special Access Program (SAP) Information Systems (IS) requirements
  • Experience with system configuration and apply security controls under Risk Management Framework
  • Experience with IS implementation as defined in the Joint Special Access Program Implementation Guide (JSIG)
  • Understanding of DevOps best practices and system development lifecycle automation
  • DoD 8570 compliant IA certification for IAT II
  • Documented Computing Environment (CE) training
  • Experience in ACAS or Nessus vulnerability scanning
  • Knowledgeable in audit log reduction tools (Graylog or Splunk)
  • Must be eligible for Special Access Programs
  • Excellent customer service skills and clear communications both written and oral
  • Comfortable working in an environment without immediate supervision
  • Understanding of Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility (SCIF) standards as defined in ICD-705
  • Bachelors’ degree and 4 - 8 years of experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with container management to include Kubernetes, Podman, and Docker
  • Experience in Kubernetes and other DevOps container management methodologies and automation
  • Current experience supporting Special Access Program (SAP) Information Systems (IS)
  • Detailed experience with the Risk Management Framework
  • Experience with NIST 800-53
  • Advanced DoDI 8570 certification (CISSP preferred)
  • Shell Scripting
  • Windows or Linux Certifications
  • In-depth Hardware Experience

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 - $119,850.00

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.