Senior System Administrator
Do you enjoy being a part of small teams that work closely with the customer? Does big data pique your interest? Our Prototype Development Support program is looking for candidates with a strong mission focus to do new development and rapid prototyping. Someone who can figure out smarter, better ways to discover new targets or support mission analysis.
The Prototype Development Support program is a TTO-based, LOE program in support of our customer’s Operations organization. Through new development and rapid prototyping, this program looks to help its customer find new and better data sources and tradecraft to answer new and existing intelligence questions to accomplish its mission. Working across all areas, using methods that run the gamut from leading edge visualizations, analytic development and new technology research, the program constantly strives to provide the best solutions for the customer to address their mission needs, all in a fast paced, highly collaborative challenging environment.
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The candidate will perform Linux/Windows systems administration, hardware and software integration, network management and application installation and configuration in a prototype development and evaluation lab located at a customer site. The candidate must be a self-starter, able to work with a small team as well as independently, and be able to rapidly learn new HW and SW technologies.
- Eight (8) to eighteen (18) years of general experience as a systems and/or network administrator.
- Minimum five (5) years of experience in systems analysis, data center management, networking and communications applications on complex information systems, database management, the use of programming/scripting languages that support systems, and knowledge of storage and retrieval methods.
- Proven experience and strong understanding of hardware and software integration
- Candidate must be competent to work at the highest technical level of all phases of applications system analysis, system design, and implementation activities.
- Security+ CE or equivalent security certification
- Experience leading a small team, providing technical direction and delegating complex engineering tasks.
- A bachelor's degree in engineering or computer science can be substituted for four years of general experience as a systems administrator.
Preferred Qualifications (as many as possible)
- Experience administering and troubleshooting Linux and Windows systems.
- Proven experience in RedHat Linux, CentOS, and/or SELinux System Administration.
- Infrastructure and network experience with Dell, Mellanox, Excelero, Brocade, Palo Alto, Arista, Nvidia servers and VMWare.
- Network integration experience – routing, switching, and firewall rules administration.
- Experience with DCIM, CM, and system management tools such as Ansible and SALT.
- 2-3 years of VM and storage (NFS) experience.
- Excellent design and troubleshooting skills
- Experience with container platforms, preferably Docker
- Must be able to support multiple software/system integration and testing efforts
- Proven experience installing and configuring applications
- Familiarity with Agency standards, STE/STN compliance and agency security systems
Desired Skills (as many as possible)
- Palo Alto firewalls and rule sets
- Commercial Cloud Solutions (C2S) and AZURE
- Windows System administration and Activity Directory
- Jira or similar ticket tracking system
- Vendor management and engagement skills
- Experience with Jupyter Notebook and GPU technologies, such as nVIDIA Docker and GPU-compute apps
- Bash, python or similar scripting skills
- nginix and Apache Guacamole
- NiFi data flow management
- Experience with Docker Containers, Kubernetes orchestration and Rancher
- Experience with enhanced visualization and graphing tools like Grafana
- Experience with system monitoring tools like Prometheus
- Experience with Elastic Search and Kibana
- Experience installing/configuring database management tools (mongo, SQL, postGres, etc)
Pay Range:Pay Range $97,500.00 - $150,000.00 - $202,500.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and 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.