Windows Systems Administrator

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Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Day Job
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Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret


- Serves as the technical expert responsible for the engineering, implementation, installation, operation, and maintenance of SAN, Backup, and Endpoint protection architecture within Windows 7 and Server 2012 -2016 networks.

- Supports the Information System Security Manager as directed.

- Responsible for setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.

- Handles networking support, administration, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.

- Schedules, plans, and oversees system upgrades.

- Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes.

- Performs fault isolation and diagnostic/assessment functions to include determination and execution of corrective actions(s) on real-time basis.

- Assists in planning for upgrades and replacements for the program assets reaching the end of their life cycle.

- Supports asset acquisition, installation, configuration, and maintenance.

- Performs administrative level installation, configuration, and maintenance on all components/assets associated with the program.

- Supports senior staff as required and ensures customer requirements and project milestones are met.

- Interfaces with functional users in both routine and reactive monitoring situations. Interaction normally requires the ability to gain cooperation of others.



- Bachelor’s degree in IT related technical discipline and 4+ years of operating systems experience. Additional relevant experience and certifications may be considered in lieu of a degree.

- Experience with System Administration in a Windows 7 and Windows 2012 server environment.

- Must be a US Citizen with an active Secret clearance (Top Secret clearance highly preferred).

- Candidates must possess a Security + certification or be able to obtain within 3 months of start date with Leidos.

- Also required are communication and presentation skills and the ability to operate independently.


- Active Top Secret clearance.

- Experience with Linux administration.

- Experience with Windows 2010.

Leidos Overview:
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.
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