Leidos is hiring a Sr. Systems Administrator (SA) ready to be a member of a dynamic and fast paced technical program in Washington, DC. Our program has full lifecycle Agile Software Development and O&M for our cloud and on-prem systems. Our program works to develop and maintain a translation workflow tool to facilitate linguistics for the Intelligence Community.
The successful senior level SA will provide hands on interaction and support for the entire team fulfilling and implementing O&M duties. The on-site SA will coordinate O&M cycles with program leadership to schedule O&M activates for efficient deployment of upgrades and modifications. The position will play a key role in building a new operational environment working through the ATO achievement and into full operations.
Provide systems administration to three government systems conducting operational duties supporting security, configuration, networking, OS patching and applications deployments
Works with a cross functional operational team in a cloud based, Windows 2016 OS environment
Occasional support as Tier 2 and Tier 3 Help Desk support
The SA will work with a high tempo Operations Team to maintain and deploy the customer system and application to ensure system security, integrity and health
Will work onsite in DC alongside the customer
Provide keen insights and recommendations on best practices and implementations from a SA perspective
Work closely with Security Engineer to meet NIST-800-53 controls and server STIG/Vulnerability compliance
BS/BA Degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience or Masters Degree with 6+ years of prior relevant experience (in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Technology, System Administration, Cyber Security)
Strong demonstrated working experience in the AWS cloud and as a systems administrator conducting maintenance on IT Windows Systems.
Active DoD clearance at the Top Secret level with SCI eligibility and a polygraph within the last 5 years
4 or more years of experience performing systems administration and O&M tasks for Windows systems
Expert technical knowledge of Active Directory Domain Controllers such as: promotion and demotion, OU setup, Group Policy creation and modification, FSMO role transfer, decommissioning, and fault resolution
Ability to perform start-to-finish VMware ESXi (6.5) server buildouts, updates/maintenance/configuration (vMotion/DRS/HA), manage VMware server environments.
Cloud networking experience (Route Tables, NACLs, Security Groups, ports/protocols) to facilitate both application functionality and firewall compliance
Function as technical SME in design, modification, and debugging bare-metal and virtual Windows Servers
Self-starter with the ability to work independently
System hardening experience via GPO, registry, system configuration, and WSUS patch management
Experience with migration and operation of systems to an Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud environment
Knowledge or experience with Risk Management Framework and Authority to Operates (ATO)
Strong communication skills
Ability working and engaging the customer almost daily
AWS GovCloud, SC2S or C2S experience
Experience with Oracle RDS 12c databases
Certification as an Amazon Web Services Certified Associate