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Systems Administrator


Systems Administrator


Chantilly, Virginia, United States


Leidos is seeking a System Administrator at the Liberty Center location in Chantilly, VA. Candidates must currently possess a TS/SCI clearance and be willing and able to obtain and maintain a polygraph clearance.

The System Administrator provides technical analysis in Microsoft Server / Workstation and Linux planning, engineering, and design. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience supporting a very challenging contract. This position will be integral to the modernization of our interconnected WANs, to include the implementation of growing Customer requirements and the integration of acquired/merged assets. Day to day focus will be on the support of a growing program housed at the Chantilly location, and be responsible for the technical support, asset tracking and relocation and inventory control. The position will serve as a multi-tier technical specialist in system administration for complex operating systems, to include making recommendations for redesign and configuration of operating systems and system applications. Investigates and analyzes feasibility of system requirements and develops system specifications. Identify methods, solutions, and provides project improvement suggestions to provide a high level of service for internal and external customers.

Primary Responsibilities

- Collaborate with Information System Security Manager (ISSM) for system compliance as per Government standards.

- Perform patch and security configuration activities to ensure Windows endpoints are properly secured and up to date.

- Document status updates and communicate to necessary parties.

- Be able to maintain and configure local area networks (LAN) and support WANs, Configure, and deploy Windows server / workstations, and linux client workstation software in a network domain environment.

- Manage backup, disaster recovery, and maintain high/continuous availability

- Willing to learn new technologies taking training and hands on experience.

Basic Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree and 4 years of IT experience. Additional relevant experience, training or certifications may be considered in lieu of degree.

- Experience with System Administration in a Windows desktop / Server and Linux operating system environment.

- Must be a US Citizen with an active Top Secret SCI clearance, with a willingness to pass and hold a polygraph clearance.

- Candidates must possess a DOD 8570 IAM Level 1 / IAT Level 2 certification

- Good communication, documentation, and presentation skills.

- Prior experience with patching and remediation of vulnerability findings.

- Knowledgeable in Windows server management skills, with a desire to learn deeper Windows administration.

- Knowledgeable and experienced with Active Directory Server, DNS, and Linux integration.

- Documented experience with Windows 10, Windows Server 2016, 2019, and various Linux distributions.

- Experience managing and maintaining workstation, server, and printer hardware

- Have solid customer service and interpersonal skills, and be able to work independently or as part of a team

- Experience with Enterprise patching solutions

-Must currently posses an active TS/SCI security clearance and be willing to undergo a polygraph examination. Candidates who do not currently possess a TS/SCI security clearance will not be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

-Experience with Linux based cluster environments

-Experience with multiple Active Directory forests

-On-site Government IT support experience

-Experience with Multifactor Authentication (MFA)

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 $81,250.00 - $146,875.00

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.