Linux Systems Administrator

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Job Category:
Information Technology - Other
Yes, 10% of the time
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:
Top Secret


Leidos has a career opportunity for a Linux System Administrator in Bowie, MD. This position is with our Surveillance
and Reconnaissance Group (SRG). JOB DESCRIPTION: • Serves as the technical expert responsible for
the engineering, implementation, installation, operation, and maintenance of SAN , Backup, and Endpoint Protection
architecture within Linux Red Hat and Centos networks. • 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 action(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 the Information System Security Manager as
directed. • 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. • Also required are communication and presentation skills and the ability to operate independently. Additional duties, as required.
External Referral Eligible



• Bachelor's degree in related technical discipline and 5+ years of operating systems experience. (Additional

experience, training or education may be considered in lieu of degree.)

• Experience with System Administration in a Linux Red Hat and Centos environment.

• Candidates must have an active Top Secret clearance.



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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