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DHMSM Linux Systems Engineer ( R-00084397 )


Systems Engineer



Vienna, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Are you looking for your next “great mission” professionally? Do you feel like you have more to give, want to learn new skills and be part of a team with a rewarding mission supporting our active military? Leidos has the perfect job for you!

We are looking for an experienced Linux / Systems Engineer to support a program in Vienna, VA. This position will work supporting our $4.3 billion DOD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) program, providing the modernization of Electronic Health Record (EHR) capabilities for the Department of Defense. This is one of the most exciting, cutting-edge programs that you can be a part of with Team Leidos. Our solutions will improve the quality of healthcare for some 10 million military personnel and their families. Let talk about how good it feels when you know you are making that kind of difference!!


  • Responsibility for managing and maintaining various Linux-based virtual machines, server health checks, server hardening and patching, backup and disaster recovery planning, automation using Ansible, as well as troubleshooting and creating documentation.
  • Responsible for providing technical input and accomplishing complex development, deployment, and configuration tasks. Provide technical knowledge on tasks or technology assignments.
  • Participate in direct communication and collaboration with ALL members of the Team, including issue management support, clarification and prioritization of production onsite tasks, reports, and site summaries.
  • Compliance with Secure Technical Implementation Guidelines and other DoD policies will be required and tracked using Leidos Partnership for Defense Health (LPDH) Change Control Board (CCB) process.
  • Utilize proactive measures to ensure the continued health of servers. 

*** The role will be on call on a rotating basis with other Engineers and Administrators on the team, providing 24x7 emergency support as needed for systems the team is responsible for. 


  • Requires BS degree and 12+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10+ years of prior relevant experience.
  • US Citizen and the ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Clearance. Contract requirement.
  • Prior experience supporting Military Health, including the complexity of tasks.
  • RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).
  • Extensive experience with Linux-based IT systems.
  • Working knowledge of Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and their implementation.
  • Ability to pick up things quickly, including the ability to learn new software to support complex troubleshooting and 24X7 operations.
  • Experience reviewing/monitoring log files for insight on server performance, security, error messages and/or underlying issues.
  • Knowledge of integration and troubleshooting techniques.
  • In depth awareness of technical trends
  • Strong teamwork, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


  • Experience with large-scale implementation of Electronic Health Record system.
  • RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE).
  • Experience with Ansible, Rhapsody, Reddis, NodeJS, RabbitMQ.
  • Some experience with Windows-based IT systems.

Pay Range:Pay Range $113,100.00 - $174,000.00 - $234,900.00