Reston, Virginia


Job Description:

Are you looking for your next “great mission” professionally? Do you feel like you have more to give, want to learn new skills and be part of a team with a rewarding mission supporting our active military? Leidos has the perfect job for you!

We are looking for a skilled and adaptable Linux System Administrator to support our $4.3 billion DOD Healthcare Management System Modernization (DHMSM) program in Vienna, VA, providing the modernization of Electronic Health Record (EHR) capabilities for the Department of Defense. Leidos, along with core partners Cerner, Accenture, and Henry Schein, will support the DHMSM Program Executive Office (PEO) and the Defense Health Agency in the global deployment of our proposed EHR system that will deliver improved system capability to the DoD whenever and wherever healthcare is required. This is one of the most exciting, cutting-edge programs that you can be a part of with Team Leidos. Our solutions will improve the quality of healthcare for some 10 million military personnel and their families. Let talk about how good it feels when you know you are making that kind of difference!!


+ Responsibility for maintaining various Linux-based virtual machines, server health checks, server hardening and patching, backup and disaster recovery planning, automation using Ansible, as well as troubleshooting and creating documentation.

+ Responsible for providing technical input and accomplishing development, deployment, and configuration tasks. Provide technical knowledge on tasks or technology assignments.

+ Participate in direct communication and collaboration with ALL members of the Team, including issue management support, clarification and prioritization of production onsite tasks, reports, and site summaries.

+ Compliance with Secure Technical Implementation Guidelines and other DoD policies will be required and tracked using Leidos Partnership for Defense Health (LPDH) Change Control Board (CCB) process.

+ Utilize proactive measures to ensure the continued health of servers. 

*** The Linux System Administrator will be on call on a rotating basis with other administrators on the team, providing 24x7 emergency support as needed for systems the team is responsible for.


+ Requires BS degree and 8+ years of prior relevant experience.

+ US Citizen with ability to obtain ADP2/IT2 Public Trust. Federal Government requirement.

+ RedHat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA).

+ Moderate experience with Linux-based IT systems.

+ Ability to pick up things quickly, including the ability to learn new software to support troubleshooting and 24X7 operations.

+ Experience reviewing/monitoring log files for insight on server performance, security, error messages and/or underlying issues.

+ Knowledge of integration and troubleshooting techniques.

+ Strong teamwork, collaboration, and interpersonal skills.

+ Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.


+ Experience with large-scale implementation of Electronic Health Record system.

+ RedHat Certified Engineer (RHCE).

+ Experience with Ansible, Rhapsody, Reddis, NodeJS, RabbitMQ.

+ Working knowledge of Secure Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) and their implementation.

+ Some experience with Windows-based IT systems.

Pay Range:Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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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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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