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System Administrator


Job Requisition:System Administrator

Job Description:

The Government Health and Safety Solutions Operation is seeking a System Administrator in Bethesda, MD.


• Provide system administration, engineering, and management support services for the Linux Servers and infrastructure

• Perform vulnerability scanning, analyze scan data and conduct vulnerability remediation and patching

for on--‐premises and AWS servers

• Support AWS management, including baseline, security configurations, patching, and troubleshooting

• Follow proactive monitoring/maintenance policies and procedures to maintain the availability of

mission--‐critical systems

• Participate in the monthly on--‐call rotation to support the production environment

• Baseline & organize technical documentation, such as scripts, performance metrics, etc.

• Provide incident response / troubleshooting for Linux servers running in a virtualized environment

• Develop processes and procedures for ongoing management of the Linux server environments to

include all associated hardware.

• Assist in SAN maintenance for the virtualized environment


• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

• Linux Admin Professional Certification is a plus

• Relevant AWS certification preferred


• 8+ years of experience administering RedHat Linux

• 2+ years of AWS infrastructure management experience

• Experience with AWS patching and remediation

• Experience with automation using Ansible, Python or similar dynamic languages

• Must have excellent communications skills.

• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to effectively troubleshoot, resolve, or

escalate problems.

• Experience in Federal Grants Management is a plus

Requires US Citizen or US Person (Green Card Status) with the ability to obtain a Public Trust


External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Administration



Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to [email protected]

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

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Security Clearance:
Public Trust
Bethesda, Maryland
United States
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