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System Administrator


Job Description:

Leidos is currently seeking a Systems Administrator in support of the AFINC II contract for the highly visible 26th Network Operations Squadron (26 NOS) at Maxwell Air force Base-Gunter Annex, Alabama, which provides a world-wide support mission. The 26 NOS is responsible for the intranet support of the entire Air Force network. The mission of the 26 NOS is to operate and defend the Air Force (AF) Enterprise computer network consisting of the AF Wide Area Network (WAN) routers, AF Network Increment 1 (AFNET Inc 1) Gateways, and the 26 NOS Local Area Network (LAN) assets.

The Database Sys Admin selected for this position works on a team that manages all the Air Force network boundary AFINC systems for the program to include updates, life cycle management, IAVMs, software patches, etc.

Primary Responsibilities

+ Work within data center operations supporting Windows servers, desktops, Linux systems and various application patching, software version updates, network and security configurations

+ Assist with database administration including design layout, installation, configurations, upgrades, consolidation, monitoring, tuning, and maintenance

+ Be able to conduct database backups and recovery processes

+ Use and maintain Windows or Linux Server environment technical documentation and system security plans

+ Ability to interact with Microsoft Windows Server stored procedures, and desktop applications

+ Aide in effective provisioning, installation, configuration, operation, certificate management and maintenance of high availability production and disaster recovery (DR) sites

+ Assist with Sys Admin implementation, security, privileges and regular maintenance tasks

+ Execute or improve scripts to automate periodic server management operations

+ Utilize Windows automation processes with PowerShell to improve or enhance day-to-day operations to create team efficiencies & reduce manual processes

+ Provide a periodic report of system status to include uptime, incident problems or open issues

+ Respond to system faults, analyzing and correcting applications or errors to reestablish service

+ Aid to identify technical environment issues and recommend solutions to mitigate problems

+ Perform administrative work using and installing new and existing physical or web-based server application systems in a smart card Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) environment

+ Work independently and as a team member

+ Support on-call rotation schedule

+ Cross train capabilities with other team members

Basic Qualifications

+ Requires high school diploma or equivalent and 3 - 5 years of prior relevant Sys Admin experience

+ Strong verbal and written communications skills

+ Must have an active Secret Clearance

+ An IAT certification: Security+ CE, CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, CISSP or SSCP

+ Minimum one or more of the following technical certifications:

+ Microsoft based certification (current): Microsoft 365 Certified: Fundamentals; Microsoft Certified: Security, Compliance, and Identity Fundamentals; Microsoft 365 Certified: Security Administrator Associate; Microsoft Certified: Azure Security Engineer Associate; Microsoft Certified: Identity and Access Administrator Associate

+ Microsoft based certification (retired, will be considered ): Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) Database Fundamentals, Windows Operating System Fundamentals, Windows Server Administration Fundamentals, Security Fundamentals; or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) SQL 2016 Database Administration, SQL Server 2012/2014, Web Applications

+ ITIL certification a plus

Pay Range:Pay Range $44,200.00 - $68,000.00 - $91,800.00

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.

REQNUMBER: R-00093322

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.

System Administrator

Full time
United States

Published on 09/16/2022

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