Systems Administrator / KANDAHAR Kandahar Afghanistan

  • KANDAHAR, Kandahar Afghanistan, AF
  • 01/29/2018

Job Description

The Defense & Intelligence Group of Leidos has an opening for a Computer Systems Analyst located at our OCONUS site, Bagram, Afghanistan.

The Systems Administrator will support the SS-AISR program in which you will provide maintenance and troubleshooting of computer-based systems.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Account creation in a domain environment
• Quarterly patch install
•Troubleshooting issues on Aircraft and ground systems
•Managing/creating scripts
•Maintaining Cisco network equipment
•Technical documentation of procedures, and other duties. 

This position requires candidates to adhere to DoD 8570.01-M Certifications. You must have, and maintain, one of the following baseline certifications, and, one computing environment (CE) certification.

-Acceptable IAT Level II Baseline Certifications: Security+ CE, CASP, CCNA Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GISCP, GSEC, GCED, GCIH,  or, SSCP

-Acceptable CE Certifications: FedVTE (Windows Operating System Security), Server+, Linux+, MCSA (2008/2012/2016), MCSE: Server Infrastructure, MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, RHCSA, RHCSE, CCNA, CCNP, CCIE

-Must have basic Windows system administration skills both in a Domain and Non-domain environment.

-Strong system troubleshooting and the ability to apply root cause analysis to determine hardware, software, network or configuration issues to identify the appropriate remediation.

-Firm understanding of RAID technologies and efficient storage of large datasets.

-A current DoD Secret level of clearance

-Valid passport for at least 3 years.

-Ability to read, write and speak English

-Must be able to meet CENTCOM CRC medical minimum standards

-Must be able to meet deployment training minimum standards

-Must be able to work with customers and subcontractors in a professional manner

* External Referral Eligible

Desired Qualifications:
-Experience with Linux, Windows Systems and ESX virtual environments
-Experience with Networks and Cisco equipment.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: Requires a BS degree,

(additional years of relevant experience may be accepted in lieu of a degree), 

and/or 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience, or Masters with 2 – 4 years of prior relevant experience.

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 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. ICJBMeta JBLeidos // SKCYB85