Systems Engineer/Administrator (Herndon, VA)
**Must have a current active TOP SECRET Security Clearance**
Duties and Responsibilities:
-Technical support of workflow to include customer support, end-user support, fielding software updates, system testing and enhancements, metrics gathering, report creation, and implementation of both operational and technical requirements into a production environment.
-Use of technical skills and abilities to field and deploy Sponsor information technology systems.
-Additional tasks include close desktop support of end-user desktop computer systems and software, configuration management, inventory controls, data transfer between systems, and providing documentation to support technical procedures.
-The candidate will use their strong, well-rounded foundation of technical skills and experience encompassing a broad range of information technology (IT) fields including hardware, software, networks, and information security.
-The candidate will be working in a team-oriented help desk/technical support environment and will be working in Sponsors IT systems and networks.
-BS Degree and 2-4 year of experience or Masters with less than 2 years experience.
-Experience with systems administration in a Microsoft (MS) Windows/Active Directory environment, MS Exchange, Access databases, XML, and scripting.
-Experience in identifying technical problems, troubleshooting a variety of hardware and software issues, and engineering technical solutions.
-Experience with application and network change requests, scheduled network outages, trouble ticket, and routine operations and maintenance, and assisting with server builds/upgrades.
-Experience with performing software updates, patches and anti-virus protection upgrades supporting both the desktop and server platforms.
-Experience identifying, trouble-shooting and resolving network outages and problems.
-Experience with information security policies and practices.
-Experience with managing IT system backup and restore processes/procedures.
-Must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently.
-Excellent technical writing abilities, interpersonal/communication skills, organizational skills, and presentation and/or training skills.
-Experience working within the Sponsors IT systems and networks.
Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company’s 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.