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Systems Administrator

Leidos Inc
United States, California, San Diego
September 22, 2023


Leidos is seeking a highly motivated System Administrator to join our team in a classified environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining and securing complex classified information systems, as well as ensuring compliance with security protocols and regulations. This is an exciting opportunity to serve as a holistic System Administrator within an established Information Security team under the direction of the Information Technology (IT) Operations Manager.

Primary Responsibilities

This role includes a combination of duties to protect information, and maintain security controls, for an entire system, site, or program to reduce risk.

  • Perform holistic system planning, development, maintenance, and decommissioning throughout the information system lifecycle for various environments.
  • Ensure compliance with government regulations such NIST Special Publication 800-53.
  • Regularly perform security patching, vulnerability remediation, system hardening, and generation of compliance artifacts along with complex software installations and incident resolution.
  • Work independently, and with others, to effectively communicate and document issues, standards, or procedures and train other System Administrators.
  • Develop and install customer-driven solutions to complex technical issues and manages large projects with little-to-no assistance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an Active Top Secret security clearance to be considered.
  • DoD 8570 IAT level II or higher certification such as CompTIA Security+.
  • Extensive knowledge of Windows-based domain environments and a basic understanding of the Linux operating system.
  • Experience utilizing Vulnerability scanning/remediation software, Trellix ePO server, SCAP Compliance Checker, and Log Aggregation tools.
  • Experience with the DoD implementation of the Risk Management Framework (RMF) and governing directives (NIST, CNSS, DCSA, etc.).
  • Bachelor's degree with 8-12 years or master's with 6-10 years or prior relevant experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Extensive experience with Linux Operating systems.
  • Experience leading a small team of System Administrators
  • Experience creating customized scripts using bash or PowerShell.
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $120,000.00 - $162,000.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand 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.