Leidos Systems Administrator/Engineer TS/SCI with polygraph in COLUMBIA, Maryland

Description:

About Leidos

At Leidos, we take responsibility for improving the quality of life of our employees, their families and the communities in which we live and work. Our commitment extends beyond the contributions we make to solve Mission-Critical Problems and to Secure America and the World problems through science and technology.

Program Summary

This contract is a large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large, collection systems. The work that’s being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Job Summary

A System Administrator/Engineer is needed to provide support to our customer in Columbia, MD.

Primary Responsibilities

Automate system tasks using Bash, Python or Perl for scripting

Provide regression testing on new software release

Provide system administration for RedHat/CentOS 5, 6, 7 and Windows Server 2003, 2008.

Provide user account management and user access controls.

Provide desktop, server, and network administration support to mission and analytic networks.

To be successful in this role, the System Administrator/Engineer should have expertise with the following operating systems, applications, and platforms:

Required:

RedHat Enterprise

Desired:

Windows 2008 Server

Windows XP and/or Windows 7 (x64)

Microsoft Exchange 2013

Additional expertise using VMWare, Desktop/Server imaging software, and basic LAN administration skills are desired, but not required.

Qualifications:

Typically requires a BS and five (5) or more years of prior relevant experience. In lieu of degree additional experience and/or related RedHat or Microsoft certifications will be considered on a case by case basis.

Within the last 3 years, experience with either UNIX or Windows System Administration, to include user account administration, installation and configuration of workstations and peripherals, kernel parameter and disk partition modification, client-server support, software and hardware upgrades, troubleshooting, and shell script programming.

Within the last 3 years, experience with Network Information Service (NIS), Network File System (NFS), Domain Name System (DNS), and Lightweight Directory Access Protocol (LDAP).

Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 2 years scripting experience using BOURNE Shell, C Shell or KORN Shell languages.

Within the last 3 years, a minimum of 2 years experience performing periodic system back-ups and developing/documenting standard operating procedures for these activities.

Preferred Qualifications

Redhat Certified Systems Administrator (RHCSA) or Redhat Certified Technician (RHCT) certification is highly desirable and can substitute for 1 year experience.

One of the following certifications is desirable: A+, Network+, Security+, System Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), or Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP).

Experience with Virtualization (i.e. VMware) desired.

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. 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.