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Senior Systems Virtual Engineer ( R-00087255 )


Systems Engineer



Fort Meade, Maryland, United States


Job Description:

Ranked first in Government IT and systems integration, Leidos brings decades of experience leading large-scale mission-critical network IT programs. We’re looking for innovators and forward-thinkers to help us do great things.

Leidos is seeking a qualified Senior Systems Virtual Engineer candidate to join our Defense Enclave Services (DES) team, who will support an extensive digital modernization program critical to DISA and Fourth Estate Agencies.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and administer applications, custom monitors, and custom reports.

  • Coordinate and manage overall system maintenance.

  • Recommend and implement test sets to provide root cause analysis and resolution for alerts and events and resolve incidents in response to escalated tickets.

  • Work with cluster file systems and other technologies to provide redundancy and availability for server farms and applications.

  • Develop and execute software, testing, and validation procedures, programming and documentation.

  • Design and customize software to optimize operational efficiency in cloud-based environments and develop and integrate virtual storage console.

  • Execute data store design and management.

  • Support virtualization capacity, performance design, and management.

  • Manage virtualization high availability/disaster recovery solution design and integration. Complete Virtual Switching (Vswitch) design and configuration.

  • Perform tasks associated with application networking ports and protocols, Information Assurance (IA), routing and Local Area Network (LAN). Manage user and group permissions and security design.

  • Initiate security updates in accordance with Government procedures for directory services. Support evaluating virtualization and network consolidation.

  • Perform virtualization integration with System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2012, SQL 2012R2, external storage devices utilizing LUNs, quota distribution and file sharing and installation on various server hardware.

  • Perform system integration with Host Based Security System (HBSS).

  • Perform virtualization integration with New File System (NFS), IP Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI) and Fiber Channel (FC).

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6+ years of prior relevant experience. A combination of education and experience will be considered.

  • Currently possess an active DoD Secret security clearance.

  • Must be a U. S. citizen

  • Must possess Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) version 3 Foundation.

  • Must possess professional-level certifications in one or more technology related vendor solutions such as Veritas, EMC Corporation, NetApp, or Tivoli, or demonstrate sufficient experience in lieu of certification.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Data Sharing, Network Attached Storage (NAS), Disaster Recovery preparation, and integration of capabilities with Cloud Computing and Cyber architectures.

  • Experience with administering the most current versions of Windows Operating Systems and Windows Operating Systems environments, virtual infrastructure platforms, and working with vendor-neutral virtual networking solutions and technologies.

  • Experience with virtualization concepts, virtual and storage networking protocols, such as Fiber Channel protocols and Internet Small Computer System Interface (iSCSI).

  • Experience with VMWare and Hyper-V tools and VMWare Update Manager. Experience with Hyper-V WSUS (Windows Server Update Services).


Pay Range:Pay Range $94,250.00 - $145,000.00 - $195,750.00

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.