Leidos Senior Systems Administrator-Windows/VMWare in Washington, District Of Columbia
In this role, the candidate will support the core engineering and operations and maintenance team in system integration of cross domain systems (CDS) and other security technologies in a small team environment. Primarily the candidate will be responsible for managing system and lab virtualized infrastructure supporting engineering/laboratory systems and operations & maintenance activities on existing CDS systems. Will perform deployment, integration, troubleshooting and testing of new server builds by applying diverse skills in system engineering, administration, management, and security. Additionally, will provide immediate response and problem resolution to critical system incident tickets. The candidate will have significant direct contact with the immediate customer and the organization’s CDS staff.
This is a temporary position in DC (810 months) with the opportunity to transition to Huntsville Alabama (Red Stone Arsenal) as a permanent member of the CDS team.
Build and manage systems in a virtualized (VMWare) lab infrastructure and production environments
Install COTS/GOTS and custom software, firmware updates, operating system patches of CDS physical and virtual servers and antivirus software updates in lab and production systems
Monitor the systems for possible system problems, analyze the problem for resolution paths, implement solutions, and or work with vendors to resolve issues
Assist with buildout of lab infrastructure servers, test clients, development environment
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
Strong System Administration of Windows Servers demonstrated in a large complex enterprise environment
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)
Experience supporting data center activities; integrating with infrastructure services, bare metal builds, racking and stacking equipment
Experience in system integration, test, and debug of COTS/GOTS systems.
Strong analytical and troubleshooting skills to integrate new capabilities
Understanding of and/or experience in network administration
Proficiency in installing, hardening, patching, backup and restore of Windows and/or Linux systems
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 team member 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
8yrs experience with a BS or 6yrs experience with a MS
Active Top Secret with ability to obtain SCI through a polygraph
Integrating with typical IT support infrastructure services: LDAP, Active Directory, log archive
Windows Update Server (WUS)
Windows 2012 experience - Design, configuration, implementation, security hardening, administration, maintenance and troubleshooting
MCSE certification (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
MS Exchange configuration and administration
System backup and restore using Enterprise level backup solutions
Network storage configuration and maintenance (EMC VNX SAN)
Network device (firewalls, switches, routers) configuration and trouble shooting.
Linux administration experience: RHEL, CentOS, etc.
Thin client setup, administration.
TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS and protocol analysis skills.
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
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Shift:Standard Plus On Call
Job Family:Systems Administration
Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00054355
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.
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