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Systems Administrator ( R-00067387 )


Systems Administrator



Gunpowder, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a Journeyman System Administrator to support Post Production Software Support (PPSS) and Post Deployment Software Support (PDSS) engineering and technical services to the CECOM IEW&S Directorate Sensors and Mission Division (SMED) based in Aberdeen MD with operations located at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Successful candidates will support our customer in creating capabilities and providing technical services, subject matter expertise, and software solutions and services for platforms such as the Long-Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3), Biometric Automated Toolset Army (BAT-A), Second Generation Forward Looking Infrared (2GF), Persistent Surveillance System Tethered (PSS-T), and Common Sensor Payload (CSP), Guardrail Common Sensor (GRCS), Enhanced Medium Altitude Reconnaissance and Surveillance System (EMARSS), Tactical SIGINT Payload (TSP), Airborne Reconnaissance Low (ARL-E), Small Tactical Radar Lightweight (STARLite) and a full range of related Aerial Sensors Suite of Systems. This support is an essential in maintaining readiness for today’s modern platform sensor systems.

Primary Responsibilities

As part of a multi-functional, heavily matrixed team, this Systems Administrator will be responsible for managing a variety of program servers across a range of intelligence gathering platforms. This work involves the installation and upgrade of these servers as well as troubleshooting and problem resolution. The candidate will provide essential software support for associated laptops, desktop personal computers, and printers, including the configuration of the hardware devices and the testing of new software. The candidate will be an integral part of a team of personnel responsible for designing the structure of the network and procuring the necessary hardware, software, and ancillary support components required to keep the system operational. The candidate will monitor system configurations including any server event logs. The candidate will be responsible for testing the operating system software, the networking software, and the computer hardware. The candidate will also be responsible for monitoring server backup requirements and developing the procedures for backups.

Basic Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Mathematics, or other engineering or technical discipline and 3 years of prior relevant experience (6 years of applicable experience may be substituted in place of a degree.)

  • Must currently possess an active Secret Clearance with ability to upgrade to Top Secret.

  • Must have knowledge of TCP/IP, information security/authorization profiles, or system administration of Unix or Windows networks/systems.

  • Experience with VMware, vCenter Server Appliances, ESXi Hosts, Linux, and the Windows Operating System and tools.

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining SCCM and WSU.

  • Experience using JIRA.

  • Experience building and deploying AGM Windows MDT images.

  • Experience with Cisco, NetApp, and iDRAC configuration and management.

  • Strong communication skills.

  • Demonstrated experience working within matrixed teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Active Top Secret, with ability to upgrade to TS/SCI Security Clearance.

  • Post Production Software Support/Post Production Deployment Support for defense intelligence systems.

  • US Army aerial and terrestrial sensor system experience.

  • Familiarity with or experience implementing and using the Engineering Edge Quality Management System.

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