Systems Administrator


Leidos is looking for a System Administrator at Barksdale AFB, LA. Candidates must possess a current TS/SCI security clearance in order to be considered.  

In this role you will be responsible for overseeing JWICS operations for all Wing and subordinate unit SCIFs on site. You will also be responsible for all Site-wide JWICS Command, Control, Communications, Computers, and Intelligence (C4I) and perform JWICS specific touch maintenance to install and maintain computers, servers, and all JWICS related software and hardware.  (This also includes but is not limited to account management, network storage, local authentication servers, file servers, user privileges, local group policy, local software testing, restoration operations, contingency planning, and local backups.) Ensure security patching is completed and locally downloaded, and also push JAVA, NOTAMS, and TCNO patches the AF JWICS Enterprise is unable to perform remotely.

Primary Responsibilities:

Work directly with users at the site and liaise daily with the ESD and ESC AF to help resolve user and network related issues as well as maintain the integrity of the Site domain.

Perform investigative administration operations in support of the Cyber Security Operations Center for malware, spyware, Trojans, or unauthorized software that gets detected on any device at the Site. 

The position is full time daily operation and may require after hours and weekend duty via on-call support. 

 The System Administrator is required to be able to respond within one (1) hour of critical incident notification during duty hours (0730-1630) and within six (6) hours or less during non-duty hours/weekends/holidays if needed. 

Work autonomously with minimal oversight as well as in conjunction with multiple personnel in the fulfillment of the individual employee’s functions.

Must have the ability to gather facts and use effective analytical and evaluative methods to assess information, plan the sequence of actions necessary, make sound decisions and solve a variety of security problems.

Thorough understanding of their respective position, functions, and duties and will assist USAF and other government agencies in the creation and development of SSO documents, PowerPoint presentations, formal messages, background papers, and items of interest, staff summary packages, and other administrative tasks as necessary.

Perform SCI security support functions and have access to JWICS systems located within the SCIF.  

Basic Qualifications:

  • Currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance to start

  • Current Security + certification

  • Bachelor’s degree (experience may be considered in lieu of degree)

  • Minimum of four (4) years of relevant experience.

  • Experience with RMF and Xacta highly desired.

Experience in a full range of IT security principles, including:

  • Concepts, practices, products and services (including system software, database software and immediate access storage technology)

  • Disseminating IT security tools and procedures

  • IT security certification and accreditation requirements

  • Familiar with and use Active Directory tools to manage accounts

  • Familiar with imaging computers and upgrading operating systems

  • Familiar with using scanning tools to scan and subsequently patch devices

  • Familiar with trouble ticketing tools such as Remedy

  • Be able to remotely log in to computers as needed for maintenance

  • Be able to add and remove computers to domains

  • Be able to assign and remove security controls to user accounts

  • Be able to perform all Security Plus (Security+) type functions

  • Be able to work independently and/or with a team

  • Be familiar with and be able to modify file servers and shared permissions

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,300.00 – $119,850.00

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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