Reston, Virginia

Description

Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a System Administrator for one of our Application Services contracts. Candidates should be highly skilled and able to provide complex administration tasks. Candidates may work individually or as a key member of a senior leadership team. This position may oversee and monitor performance across several disciplines, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues. Provides expert guidance and direction to Government and Vendor senior level technicians and managers. Directs multiple contractor and subcontractors teams through to project completion.

Primary Responsibilities

+ Primary responsibility is the maintenance of a large ElasticSearch /MongDB cluster running on Linux on multiple domains, along with the Java application and web services.

+ One system is running in the Cloud - the other is running on physical hardware but is in the process of migrating to the Cloud. The system indexes millions of documents with hundreds more coming in every day.

+ The application and web services support mission critical interfaces.

+ This position requires strong skillsets administering Linux, ElasticSearch (cluster), MongoDB (cluster), working in a Cloud (AWS) infrastructure, and monitoring and resolving application or component issues.

+ Will also require the ability to stand up a new environment in AWS and migrate the production system to it.

+ Must maintain Dev, Test, and Production environments.

+ Responsible for installation, configuration, administration, support and maintenance of systems, including associated hardware. Duties may include updating to new systems, as well as support on current systems by tuning performance, allocating storage space, and implementing critical system patches.

+ Influences development of solutions that impact strategic project/program goals and business results. Recommends and develops new technical solutions, products, and/or standards in support of function’s strategy and operations. Leads and manages works of other technical staff that has significant impact on project results/outputs.

+ Resolves highly complex problems using significant application of technical knowledge, conceptualizing, reasoning and interpretation. Develops solutions that are highly innovative, and achieved through research and integration of best practices.

+ Generally recognized as a leader in the industry in their area of expertise; sought out by others in the area of expertise for advice and guidance

+ Provide expert support, analysis, research, and advice into exceptionally complex problems, and processes relating to the subject matter

+ Serve as technical expert on executive-level project teams providing technical direction, interpretation and alternatives.

+ Perform highly specialized and technical tasks associated with the most current and cutting-edge technologies

+ May serve as a technical consultant to a project or a number projects dealing with area of technical expertise

+ Coordinate with contract management and Government personnel to ensure the problems have been properly defined and the solutions satisfy customer needs

Basic Qualifications

+ Recent experience in the listed technologies required.

+ AWS skills required - AWS certificate preferred.

+ Excellent troubleshooting/problem solving skills required.

+ Must understand how to harden/STIG all components of a system.

+ Must know how to request and install PKI certificates.

+ TS/SCI with a Poly is required.

+ DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order.

+ Expertise is in a particular area of Information Technology (e.g., Cybersecurity, Information Systems Architecture, Telecommunications Systems Design, Architecture, Implementation, Information Systems Integration, Software Development Methodologies, Security Engineering, Communications and Network Systems Management).

+ High School diploma/GED with 12 years of experience, or Associates degree with 10 years of experience, or Bachelors degree with 8 yearsof experience, or Masters degree with 6 years of experience, or PhD with 4 years of experience

Pay Range: REQNUMBER: R-00054142

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.

Reston, Virginia

At Leidos, quality performance means two things:

  1. Satisfying our customers by delivering the products and services they need on time and in budget.
  2. Continuously improving our processes so that our work meets requirements and is done right the first time.

Our proprietary EngineeringEdge® solution gives us a consistent, company-wide approach to planning, designing, developing, and delivering solutions that achieve our customers’ goals. Comprehensive and customizable, EngineeringEdge is based on industry standards and best practices from:

  • CMMI®, the CMMI Institute.
  • Project Management, the Project Management Institute.
  • the International Organization for Standardization (ISO®).
  • the International Council on Systems Engineering/INCOSE Corporation.
  • Electronic Industries Alliance.
  • Our four decades experience on a wide range of programs.

Many Leidos organizations have been able to earn coveted CMMI maturity level 3 and higher, as well as ISO 9001 organizational designations.

In addition, we have our own high standards for ethics and performance.
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What does this mean to our clients? High quality products and services, developed in an environment committed to continuously improving processes and uncompromising ethics.

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