656002 - Windows Server Systems Administrator

Description:

Leidos has an opening for a Windows Server Systems Administrator (SME) to support the ESA IV program. ESA IV is an IT Services program supporting several customers within the Department of Justice. The program provides a range of IT services, including help desk, deskside support, Windows workstation engineering and maintenance, managed print services, ITSM, Active Directory services, and video conferencing, among others.

The individual selected for this position will be a member of the Systems Operations and Administration (SOA) team and will be assigned to work full time at a customer site in Washington, DC. This individual will lead be a Windows Server Systems Administrator and manage, operate and maintain Windows servers at the customer site. Basic knowledge of Windows server administration is required for this position.

Responsibilities include:

* Manage and maintain Windows servers in the customer data centers; work directly with customers as required to ensure their needs are met

* Work in a rapid paced environment

* Maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with other administrators, customers and engineers

* Set up administrator and service accounts, install system wide software

* Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation and maintain standard operating procedures

* Apply security settings and other commercial security best practices

* Provide support on a M-F business hours schedule; also responsible for on-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations

The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate, and will focus on making sure that the customer's IT needs are met quickly and effectively. He or she will be a self-starter who can work with limited supervision. Good communication skills are required to effectively interface with customers on site and with staff in the main office in Washington, DC.

Qualifications:

Required Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline; an additional 6 years of relevant experience and/or certifications will be considered in lieu of a degree

* Good understanding of Windows Servers in design, configuration and the administration of Windows 2008r2 and 2012

* Remote Desktop Services (Login and Security), including Citrix

* PowerShell Scripting experience

* Use of Windows Task Scheduler

* System (hardware) and application (software) installation and configuration

* System monitoring using installed tools as well as external tools

* Good written and verbal communications skills

* Ability to multitask and function in a fast-paced environment

Desired Qualifications:

* Application of security settings and other commercial security best practices

* Experience with configuration, troubleshooting and maintaining virtual and cloud environments

* Completing registry backups and modifications

* Group Policy Management (GPO) and application of Local Security Policies

* Managing Active Directory/ADFS and DFS

* PIV authentication

* MCSE certification

* Network knowledge and experience

* Working knowledge of Linux servers

* Working knowledge of NetApp and other storage devices

* Exposure to SQL and Oracle and database concepts and installations

* ITSM knowledge and experience, particularly with ServiceNow

This position requires that a security investigation be completed by the ATF to permit access to customer-sensitive information.

Leidos Overview:

Leidos is a global science and technology solutions leader working to solve the world's toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, civil, and health markets. The company's 33,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported pro forma annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company's diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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