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Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator


Camp Springs, Maryland, United States


The Leidos Digital Modernization sector has an opportunity for a Windows System Administrator supporting Air Force users in the National Capital Region. While the position is based at Joint Base Andrews (JBA) in Maryland, the team operates out of Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) in DC and the Pentagon in Virginia and requires work out of all three locations on a regular basis.

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Leidos Defense Group provides a diverse portfolio of systems, solutions, and services covering land, sea, air, space, and cyberspace for customers worldwide. Solutions for Defense include enterprise and mission IT, large-scale intelligence systems, command and control, geospatial and data analytics, cybersecurity, logistics, training, and intelligence analysis and operations support. Our team is solving the world’s toughest security challenges for customers with “can’t fail” missions.

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Position Summary:
The position supports the Platform Services team in support of the Air Force 844th Communications Group on both NIPRnet and SIPRnet domains at locations throughout the National Capital Region (NCR), primarily at JBA, JBAB, Pentagon. The Platform Services team includes 10+ staff across a wide range of technical disciplines, providing Tier 2 and Tier 3 support for the entire infrastructure and platform services hosted on-premise for the Air Force in the NCR. The infrastructure includes Windows and Linux systems, VMware-based virtualization, MS SQL and Oracle databases, and associated data center network capabilities such as load balancing and 802.1x policy enforcement. Candidate will be responsible for maintaining Tier 2 and Tier 3 support for Windows systems in a highly dynamic and demanding environment.

The Challenge:

  • Perform routine maintenance of Windows Servers and applications.

  • Supports, and may lead when appropriate, tasks associated with the build, implementation, and administration of the On-Premises environment.

  • Works with IT management and/or stakeholders to deliver allocated server administration tasks within timeframes defined.

  • Monitors and analyzes server performance across the organization and recommend and remedy current and future performance bottlenecks.

  • Conducts OS hardening to required security level.

  • Supports vulnerability remediation activities to server environment as per guidance of the security team and recommends implementation plans when required.

  • Enforces IT security policies, standards & practices.

  • Support with incident resolution activities and escalations

  • Document changes to the systems following company change management policy.

  • Create and maintain complete technical documentation for relevant processes or new features to assist standardization across the organization.

  • Collaborate with other IT staff, including networking, security, end point and collaboration tools teams, to facilitate effective issue resolution.

  • Monitor and support license compliance and renewal activities for related server environment.

  • Suggest and implement improvements to the environment.

What Sets You Appart:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a Computer Science, Information Systems, Information Technology, or a related field with 2+ years of relevant experience or a Masters with less than 2 years of prior relevant experience. Additional years of experience will be accepted in lieu of a degree.

  • 2+ years of experience performing the duties of a Windows Administrator Systems Administrator assisting with the design of enterprise system architectures and implementing solutions within hybrid technology ecosystems; including Microsoft Windows OS server and VMware.

  • Active Secret Clearance.

  • Experienced with Windows Active Directory infrastructure (Unclassified & Classified).

  • Experienced with Windows DNS, DHCP.

  • Experienced with various client hardware including HP and Dell laptops, desktops, and associated peripherals.

  • Experience with PowerShell.

  • Knowledge and experience in a ticket management solution to include Remedy or ServiceNow.

  • Knowledge and experience in working with the Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) /Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager (MECM).

  • Knowledge and experience security hardening to include Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs).

Additional Qualifications You May Have:

  • Experienced with DoD patch Management and Vulnerability Remediation (Process and Tools) to include Assured Compliance Assessment Solution (ACAS) reporting.

  • Knowledge and experience in working Imaging solutions to include Windows Deployment Services (WDS) / Microsoft Deployment Toolkit (MDT)

  • Experienced with VMware vCenter for server management tasks.

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 $55,250.00 - $99,875.00

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.