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System Administrator

Posted on Jun 11, 2021 by Leidos

San Diego, CA 92121
Immediate Start
Annual Salary


Job Description:

Leidos program is seeking a System Administrator Mid to support efforts for NGEN-R; virtualized data centers. NGEN-R is the largest IT services program for the Navy. Under the Service Management, Integration, and Transport portion of NGEN-R, the Leidos team will deliver the core backbone of the Navy-Marine Corps Intranet, including cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts under one enterprise network.

Responsible for maintaining the virtual data center infrastructure and operating systems. This includes responding appropriately to alerts and events and responding to incidents from triage through resolution, including escalations, where appropriate. Assist with conducting hyper-visor and server patching, including upgrade activities to maintain operational effectiveness for services. Assist in providing root cause analysis documentation in accordance with Government procedures. Document daily shift activities in appropriate reporting and ticketing tools and ensure proper pass down of any outstanding issues. Provide incident notification to Government representatives

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supports the Service Delivery Organization and Operations performing upgrades, implementations, monitoring, repairs, and STIG hardening of systems.

  • Work with Cyber Security analysts to ensure Enterprise information systems are secure.

  • Monitor operating systems and conform to operation security policies and procedures.

  • Receive alerts from various sources within the enterprise and determine possible causes of such alerts. Track and document incidents from initial detection through final resolution.

  • Assists with the development and application of business processes to ensure appropriate service levels.

  • Participate in strategic network and operations planning.

  • Work within the DevSecOps methodology on new technologies.

  • Assist the Cyber Team on principles and practices (e.g., defense-in-multiple places, layered defenses, and security robustness).

  • Assist with the collection of intrusion artifacts (e.g., source code, malware, and trojans) and use discovered data to enable mitigation of potential computer network defense (CND) incidents within the enterprise.

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree (or equivalent) in Information Systems, Information Security, IT, EE, Network Engineering, Computer Science, or related field and one (1) years of prior relevant experience. Years of experience may be substituted for a degree at the Hiring Manager's discretion.

  • US Citizen

  • Active DoD Secret Clearance

  • DoD 8570.01-M: Information Assurance Technician (IAT) II

  • Must possess an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) network support certification and/or an Operating System (OS)/Application Certification such as:

    • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) Network+

    • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA)

    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

    • Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) certification for Enterprise Services

    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with DNS and Active directory

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with virtualization technologies

  • Windows and Linux Server Administration experience

  • Ability to assist with planning and implementation of enhancements and upgrades to the data centers / network.

  • Ability to travel up to 25%; local and long distance travel may be required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in working with DoD networks, including NIPR, SIPR.

  • Ability to maintain technical expertise in all areas of virtualization, operating systems, and computer hardware / software, etc.*

  • Ability to evaluate reports on new virtualization technologies to enhance capabilities of the operating environment.

  • Preferred certification: VMware Certified Associate (VCA) Administrators or Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS)

  • Demonstrated hands-on experience working with virtualization technologies and data centers.

  • Exceptional communication abilities, both verbal and written, including long-form business writing on complex topics

  • An entrepreneurial spirit with the ability to drive innovation independently; have a passion to improve at every opportunity

  • Ability to define and understand program goals and roadmaps based on customer needs and strategic direction, and ensure that committed projects are delivered on schedule by the relevant team members

  • Ability to work in a matrix organization with other teams to resolve issues and communicate status effectively to peers, subordinates and program leadership

  • Motivated self-starter with strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to create complex technical reports on analytic findings

External Referral Bonus: Ineligible

External Referral Bonus $:

Potential for Telework: No

Clearance Level Required: Secret

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours: 40

Shift: Standard Plus On Call

Requisition Category: Professional

Job Family: Network Administration and Ops

Pay Range:

Reference: 1224263558

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