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Senior Systems Administrator ( R-00065298 )


Systems Administrator



Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States


Job Description:

Would you like to work with a customer who maintains a highly demanding mission and requires you to contribute to providing expert technical and professional management support to their commands enterprise Information Technology (IT) services? Sound exciting? Leidos would love to connect with you!

We are seeking a Systems Administration Applications Team Lead for our Defense operation. This role will report out of our customer site in Colorado Springs, CO.

So, what will you do in this role?

You will support a program that provides sustainment, maintenance, problem and change management services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability of the Department of Defense IP networks. You be reporting directly to the Technical Operation Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead an all-star team of journeymen and junior applications system administrators responsible for the installation, configuration, administration, support, and maintenance of NORAD/USNORTHCOM applications servers

  • Provide updating current and new systems, implementing critical application patches, responding to incidents, scheduling O&M activities and coordination of all customer related issues

  • Act as the Senior Applications System Administrator and is considered as subject matter expert on the application projects, application upgrades and systems administration to provide Tier 2/3 support

  • Organize and work collaboratively in a technological environment to support an established collaborative work environment

  • Develop functional requirements through interaction with the Technical Manager and government service owner, and coordinate with support teams on systematic enhancements or changes

  • Review and update current processes and procedures to ensure their accuracy in accordance with customer requirements and contract policies

  • Learn and train junior personnel on new system changes as needed

  • Manage incident tickets and provide status updates on each ticket per SLA

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s with 8+ years of experience or Masters with 6+ years of experience; additional years of directly applicable experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree

  • Must hold a current and active Secret security clearance with ability to obtain Top Secret/SCI clearance

  • Must have CompTIA Security+ce, at start date

  • Must be certified compliant per DoD 8570 (Server 2012/2016 MCSA or MCSE certification or current equivalent)

  • Strong working knowledge of PowerShell scripting

  • Proficient in managing SharePoint server environment

  • Knowledgeable supporting a SQL server environment and able write SQL queries and scripts

  • Experience working in a Hypervisor environment

  • Understands network topologies, both transport and IP

  • Available for on-call support as required

  • Day-to-day fluency using Microsoft Active Directory to manage policies & user objects

  • Knowledge of security policies and general vulnerabilities management

  • Experience in executing the tasks associated with leading and managing small teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in associated field

  • System Center Service Manager (SCSM) server experience

  • System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) server experience

  • Proven knowledge of computer security principles and DoD security protocols

  • ITIL Foundations Certification

  • Possess excellent project, technical, interpersonal, presentation and problem management skills

  • Able to communicate orally, and in writing, detailed technical information on troubleshooting and implementation efforts

  • Familiar with NORAD/USNORTHCOM missions and DOD regulations and directives

Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00