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Leidos Linux Systems Administrator in Washington, District Of Columbia


Job Description:

Keeping sensitive law enforcement and intelligence data secure is a key mission for the FBI. We are seeking a candidate to support the FBI’s cross domain system (CDS) that facilitates secure access to sensitive data. The candidate will join a small team that is responsible for providing Development and Operations & Maintenance support on existing CDS systems. The support activities will include deployment of new systems, integration of new technologies and services, and troubleshooting data flows by applying diverse skills in system engineering, administration, management, and security. This includes providing immediate response and problem resolution for critical systems. The candidate will have significant direct contact with the immediate customer and the organization’s CDS staff.

Primary Responsibilities:

•Manage systems in a VMware environment

•Install COTS/GOTS and custom software, firmware updates, operating system patches on Cross Domain data flows

•Monitor the systems for possible system problems, analyze the problem for resolution paths, implement solutions, and or work with vendors to resolve issues

•Respond and resolve incident tickets within priority response times

•Write/run scripts to which perform routine monitoring, maintenance, and metrics on the production systems

•Set-up/maintain user accounts and support system security vulnerability scan activities

•Participate in program standup meetings to discuss system status, technical issues, or coordinate production system changes

•Participate in program standup meetings to discuss system status, technical issues, or coordinate production system changes.

Basic Qualifications:

•Strong Linux system administration of CENTOS and RHEL servers demonstrated in a large complex enterprise environment

•Experience building systems, including integrating with infrastructure services and bare metal builds

•Experience in system integration, test, and debug of COTS/GOTS systems.

•Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities

•Experience with Virtual Environment administration; Installation, configuration, and managements of: Type 1 hypervisors (ESXi, KVM, others), Virtual Machine configurations, and VM Management environment (e.g. Vcenter/Vsphere and associated networking and storage)

•Proficiency in installing, hardening, patching, backup and restore of Linux systems

•Basic development of scripts for system health checks, monitoring, deployments, etc.

•Experience with system scanning/hardening (STIGS)

•The ability to quickly adapt to new system environments and interface with systems. An interest in working on a broad range of problems and technology and as part of a multi-disciplinary team

•Ability to work independently and at times as only Leidos representative working directly with customer IT team

•Follow change management process including creating required change management documentation

•Demonstrates maturity, good judgement, and excellent technical written/verbal communications

•A team player with organization skills, can follow written instructions or technical guides, and the ability to prioritize tasks

•Requires Bachelors Degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience OR Masters Degree with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.

•Active Top Secret with ability to obtain SCI through CI polygraph

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience with or familiarity with Apache Nifi (Niagrafiles)

•Scripting and programming in languages such as: Bash, Perl, Python

•Networking, particularly system integration of physical/virtual servers with routers and firewalls in current data center environments

•Integration of one or more cross domain products (guards, one-way transfers, multi-level access solutions)

•Ability to perform bare metal server builds, backup/restore

•Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: LDAP, Active Directory, log archive

•Various security products, security architecture, security assessment tools, and information assurance standards

•Use of standard project management techniques to include AGILE and standard project management methodologies

•Experience with Windows Servers

Pay Range:Pay Range $65,000.00 - $100,000.00 - $135,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.

REQNUMBER: R-00094995

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. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.