Senior Systems Administrator

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Job Category:
Information Technology - Systems
Day Job
Potential for Teleworking:
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess:
Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain:


The Defense and Intelligence Division of Leidos has a career opportunity for a Senior System Administrator with a TS/SCI polygraph clearance in Annapolis Junction, Maryland.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: The candidate will provide various network/system administrative support.  These activities include providing extensive network design and support, software installations, performing backups and restores, installing patch capabilities, troubleshooting of complex systems, monitoring system logs, creation and administration of user accounts.  Rotational pager support is required.

The candidate will:

Provide complex troubleshooting of the system and architecture

Monitor the health and status metrics and trend analysis on applications

Provide timely and professional recommendations to the customers

Evaluate current operating procedures and provide improvement recommendations

Implement corrective action processes for addressing problems detected in the operational baseline in compliance with the TTO

Ensure that all detected problems are promptly reported, action is initiated, status is tracked, and resolution is achieved without introducing additional issues or risk

Adhere to established corrective action processes and procedures

Provide after hour and call-in support, interfacing with the appropriate Government organizations for support, regarding system administration, hardware and communications requirements


EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Typically requires BS degree and 12 – 15 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 10 – 13 years of prior relevant experience.

 10+ years experience as a Unix or Windows System Administrator, to include, but not limited to:

Installing/loading operating system software


Maintaining the integrity of and configuring network components

Installing windows manager

Performing BEA WebLogic administration

Implementing operating system enhancements that improve reliability and performance

Administrating multiple operating systems, including UNIX and Windows.


Experience providing system administration support for servers, and storage and networking components

Experience with equipment staging

Experience developing and using Shell scripts

Experience with complex network design/support

Experience with UNIX/LINUS

Experience with virtual environments (MachineShop, EDC)

Working knowledge of network firewall configurations

Experience interfacing with the appropriate Government organizations for support regarding system and database administration, hardware, storage and communications requirements

Must be able to interact effectively with developers, system stakeholders and the customer

Experience with system accreditation processes

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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