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Systems Administrator

Fort Meade MD Leidos


Job Description:

Looking for an opportunity to make an impact?

At Leidos, we deliver innovative solutions through the efforts of our diverse and talented people who are dedicated to our customers’ success. We empower our teams, contribute to our communities, and operate sustainable. Everything we do is built on a commitment to do the right thing for our customers, our people, and our community. Our Mission, Vision, and Values guide the way we do business.

Your greatest work is ahead!

We are in search of a Systems Administrator to join our Mission Partner Environment Services (MPE-S) program to provide on-site support at Fort Meade, MD. As the Systems Administrator, you will organize and direct the configuration and operation of information management systems.

Are you ready to make an impact? Begin your journey of a flourishing and meaningful career, share your resume with us today!

What You'll Be Doing:

You will provide daily system administration to include system and resource optimization; and user assistance. You will also conduct capacity and performance analysis and provide system configuration change along with upgrade recommendations. You will increase system administrator efficiency and accuracy via the use of automated tools and scripts; and develop system administrator procedures.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Serving as the initial point of contact for troubleshooting hardware/software PC problems

  • Providing various levels of support for troubleshooting and system maintenance, including Windows OS, Cisco Routers and Switches, Juniper Firewalls and Type 1 in-line encryptors.

  • Managing the full cycle of trouble tickets.

  • Generating metrics for tickets to track volume, MTTR, and other statistics.

  • Facilitating monthly patching of Windows Operating Systems.

  • Running SCAP scans and perform manual STIG checklists on all systems.

  • Providing continuous monitoring of network health and systems availability with SolarWinds monitoring software

  • Generating SolarWinds reports to track trends and assist in the analysis of potential improvements.

  • Receiving detailed shift reports upon starting a shift & providing an updated shift report to the incoming shift.

  • Performing systems health checks on all systems for the shift reports

  • Providing support for the escalation and communication of status to leadership and internal customers

  • Performing other duties as required.

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma with 10+ years direct experience in last 15 years OR Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline (e.g. Computer Science, Computer Information Systems, Math, Engineering) with 7+ years direct experience in last 15 years.

  • Due to contract requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.

  • Must hold an active and current DOD Secret/SSBI clearance and be eligible to obtain TS/SCI eligibility.

  • Position requires a current DoD 8570 IAT Level II certification

  • Technical certification in one of the following: Microsoft/OS, VMware, CCNA, Juniper, or SolarWinds

Preferred Qualifications

  • ITIL Foundations certificate (v3 or ITIL 4) 

  • Experience managing a Windows environment, including but not limited to Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policy 

  • VMWare Experience 

  • Understanding of Cisco routing and switching 

  • Strong experience in system hardening, patching and DoD Security Technical Implementation Guides 

  • Certifications in Windows and/or VMWare 

External Referral Eligible


Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 – $102,000.00 – $137,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

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