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Systems Administrator ( R-00065818 )


Systems Administrator



Chantilly, Virginia, United States


Job Description:
  • Leidos is looking for a Sys Admin. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with a willingness to learn. The position will include troubleshooting of complex issues, and working with system users to document problems and work toward a resolution. The position also requires strong interpersonal and communications skills for interfacing with a variety of customers and system users. The candidate will be part of a team in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and will be responsible for all aspects of administration and support for several mission-critical systems and networks.

    Typical duties include:

    • Organize, coordinate and facilitate meetings that support user accounts

    • Generate and update meeting minutes and action items

    • Analyze official customer traffic for requirements for services for accounts

    • Create, delete, review and manage/update user accounts

    • Analyze trends, using both raw data and established metrics

    • Create documentation as requested in support of user accounts

    • Interface with the customer in support of requirements gathering efforts

    • Provide ad hoc training support

    • Maintain/update user accounts in the customer’s database

    • Perform data input, data collection and research; retrieve information or documents from the customer databases as well as the internet

    • Provide O&M support to systems

    • Propose innovations that leverage existing system capabilities in new ways for enhanced O&M

    • Maintain awareness of technical trends for strategic consideration in current/future systems

    • Identify technical risks to systems and develop mitigation strategies

    • Define processes, policies, and procedures for all aspects of system administration

    • Extensive interface with users requiring technical support

    • Collection and analysis of key metrics

    • Follow through on all Incident or Service request tickets

    • Provide specific and detail status on all tickets being worked

    • Create and maintain all documentation (i.e. SOPs, etc.)

    • Presentations to customers and management to explain technical issues

      Required Skills:

    • Degree in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and 4+ years of experience in system administration; additional experience in lieu of degree

    • 1+ years hands-on experience with Linux systems administration

    • 1+ years specific knowledge of server infrastructure, configuration, performance tuning

    • Ability to learn VMware systems

    • Knowledge of IC system security standards and INFOSEC processes and boards

    • Ability to learn Windows Server and/or Linux

    • Knowledge of Active Directory

    • Knowledge regarding data backup technologies

    • Ability to self-direct and coordinate others efforts in project tasking’s and investigate issues under limited supervision

    • Ability to communicate to internal and external customers

    • Knowledge of or ability to learn server driven applications and databases

    • Knowledge of or ability to learn comparing established security and availability management policies to effectively select the proper user accesses

    • Proven excellent interpersonal skills, to include building and maintaining interdepartmental relationships

    • Capability of briefing senior management on user account statuses

    • Experience using Configuration Management best practices

    • Experience reading official traffic

      Must be able sit, stand, bend, and lift and maneuver 50 lbs daily, sometimes in confined spaces.

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