Leidos Systems Administrator - San Diego in SAN DIEGO, California


The Advanced Solutions Group (ASG) at Leidos currently has an opening for a Systems Administrator to work in our San Diego, Ca office. This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience providing advanced computing solutions in a heterogeneous environment. We use a wide array of Windows and Linux systems tightly integrated as well as departmental compute clusters. If you want to work in a diverse environment that allows you to get into every aspect of building, maintaining and eventually designing complex computing systems this is a great opportunity!

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Configuration, setup and maintenance of numerous air-gapped networks

  • Manage daily break/fix scenarios, updates, backups, monitoring and user requests

  • Able to maintain mixed platform environments (Primarily RHEL/CentOS and Windows)

  • Secure Windows and Linux Operating Systems

  • Patch management

  • Hardware troubleshooting (COTS PC, printer, networks, encryptors)

  • Using system deployment and imaging tools

  • Documentation and Configuration Management


To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below

  • 2+ years of experience in Windows or Linux Systems administration with a H.S. Diploma

  • Must have an active Top Secret clearance

  • Must be eligible for a SCI clearance and Special Programs

  • Solid working knowledge of Windows or Linux systems

  • Windows Powershell and/or Linux Bash scripting

  • Ability to take and follow technical direction

  • Excellent customer service skills and clear communications both written and oral

  • Self-starter capable of working through daily tasks with minimal supervision

Preferred Qualifications: Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration

  • Advanced Windows or Linux Certifications

  • HPC, Hadoop or Clustered Storage systems

  • Advanced Windows system administration skills

  • Advanced Shell Scripting


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.