Windows/Linux System Administrator

  • Leidos,
  • Fort Meade, MD
  • 11 hours ago
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Leidos
Windows, Linux, System, IT, Engineering, Networking, Switches, Routers, CCNA, Security, Network, Application, Systems
Full Time

Job Description

Description

Job Description:

The Intelligence Group at Leidos currently has an opening for a Senior Windows/Linux System Administrator to work at our Ft. Meade, MD location. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience supporting an important, fast-paced, mission critical program.

Job Summary

This individual will be responsible for managing system administration support activities for a large complex network environment with geographically distributed systems. The position entails developing solutions for system engineering requests to meet operational needs as well as deploying and maintaining capabilities that are new to the environment. The selected candidate must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with multiple air-gapped systems which have individual domains and supporting infrastructure and managing a complex IT environment with multiple logins and associated supporting storage and network infrastructure. Position requires an energetic, focused, and driven candidate who can adapt well to a changing environment. Ideally, the selected candidate will possess networking skills or must have the ability to learn and complete various network-centric undertakings.

Primary Roles and Responsibilities

This individual will be responsible for installing and administrating systems, applications, and processes and ensuring that all issues are identified and resolved in a timely manner. He/she will be responsible for ensuring server and desktop configuration configurations are optimized and running continuously and efficiently, and will perform security management and application performance optimization functions. The environment includes Linux and Microsoft-based servers and workstations. Additional responsibilities include:
  • Creating and maintaining complex server enclaves, including establishing system scanning procedures, vulnerability management assessments, and active directory configurations.
  • Planning and implementing IT enhancements and leading IT optimization projects.
  • Identifying and correcting hardware and software issues.
  • Responding to system administration, operations, and maintenance problems and developing re-work solutions.
  • Creating and maintaining documentation of complex server/network environments to ensure that clear, concise and accurate information is readily available for incident resolution.
  • Lead working groups that providing technical direction for system administrators and Engineering groups.
  • Communicating with users and external support personnel regarding system outages and upgrades, and conferring with upper management regarding recommended resolution options.


Basic Qualifications
  • BS degree and 12 - 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 - 13 years of prior relevant experience. May possess a Doctorate in technical domain.
  • Additional experience may be substituted for a degree.
  • Understanding of Red Hat 6.5 and Red Hat 7 required.
  • Familiarity with Server 2008R2, Server 2012R2, and Server 2016 required.
  • Must have experience providing assistance to users and optimizing system operations.
  • Must have a solid understanding of information security principles and practices.
  • Must have experience with or familiarity with software and security architectures.
  • Must have experience or familiarity with the following systems: Windows/Linux operating systems, VMware, and Networking: Switches, Routers, LANs, & cabling.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Preferred certifications: CCNA, CCNA Security, RHCE, Network +.
  • Experience documenting and providing information for security accreditation and certification.
  • Experience with Network Security Technologies (e.g. Multiple Domain, PKI, SSP, and Vulnerability Assessment).
  • Understanding of advanced security protocols and standards.
  • Experience with High Assurance platforms.
  • Experience with application integration testing methods.
  • Experience with software deployment methods for applications, patches, and operating systems.
  • Experience with OS and Application Hardening to include DISA, Best Practices, and High Assurance environments.
  • Experience with both Client and Server virtualization environments.


CONMD

careers.leidos.com/CONMD

External Referral Bonus:
Eligible

Potential for Telework:
No

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph

Travel:
No

Scheduled Weekly Hours:
40

Shift:
Day

Requisition Category:
Professional

Job Family:
Systems Administration

Pay Range:


Company Information

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 31,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10.17 billion for the fiscal year ended December 29, 2017. (NYSE: LDOS) All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Dice Id : SCNCAPI2
Position Id : R-00050614
Originally Posted : 3 months ago

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