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System Administrator



Full Time

On Site


Columbus, Ohio, United States


Job Description:

Leidos has an exciting and rewarding opportunity for a Systems Administrator to work independently with minimal supervision providing systems administration for the Infrastructure and Deactivation & Remediation contractors at the DOE Portsmouth (Piketon, Ohio) site. The ideal candidate will have advanced knowledge of VMware products including Horizon View, vCenter, and vSphere among others. This entry level position will be expected to learn and become a valuable member of the team supporting various technologies.

Come join our team and enjoy these benefits:
  • Paid Time Off (PTO) accrued based on Leidos policy, up to 3 weeks a year

  • Ten paid holidays per year

  • Access to benefits on day one including medical and dental insurance, 401K, Life, AD&D, Voluntary Disability plans

  • Tuition reimbursement based on Leidos policy

  • Discounted Leidos stock purchase and other Employee Discounts

The Ideal Candidate will:
  • Assist in System Administration of primary VMware and Microsoft platforms across the site, among other technologies

  • Manage and support various components of the technical infrastructure including Active Directory, system updates and patching, technical changes and administration of various IT systems.

  • Provide support to End User support and other staff in resolution of more complex issues related to software tools, applications, databases, and system access.

  • Analyze and resolve hardware and software problems for end users, with primary emphasis on server-related issues.

  • Provide troubleshooting support for IT staff.

  • Support Cyber Security compliance and audit preparation in coordination with the Cyber Security Team.

  • Consult with internal departments to identify customer needs and include into both operational and project objectives.

  • Remain conversant with the industry’s computer security technology and practices with technical skills and applicable experience with related technologies.

NOTE: This position will require up to 75% more onsite presence.

Background Must Haves:
  • Bachelor's degree and at least 2 years of relevant experience. Additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOE security clearance.

  • Experience working in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities.

Familiarity in the following technologies:

  • VMWare infrastructure products;

  • Windows Server, Windows 10/11 and/or Linux

  • Microsoft SCCM

  • Microsoft 365

  • Active Directory; DNS, DHCP;

  • Basic networking

Nice to Haves:
  • DOE site experience

  • Active DOE Q clearance

  • Related industry-recognized certifications MCP, MCSE, CCNA, CCNP, Network+ and/or VMware preferred.

Pay Range:Pay Range $46,800.00 - $72,000.00 - $97,200.00

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.