Cloud Systems Administrator (655434)

  • 07/04/2018
U.S. Citizen / Must Be Clearable IT / Telecom

Job Description

Location: ANNAPOLIS JUNCTION MD US 20701 Description:

The Cyber & SIGINT Solutions Operations under Defense and Intelligence Sector of Leidos has a career opportunity for a Cloud Systems Administrator in the Annapolis Junction area. The Cloud SA will monitor, maintain, performance-tune, and upgrade the underlying COTS and GOTS products and infrastructure; identify and diagnose system issues; triage all user requests for production system components; deploy tested components to the operational infrastructure; maintain a pulse on industry trends and apply to product as necessary; participate in a team-based agile software development cycle.

In addition, the System Administrator will perform Linux system setup and management for both physical and virtual operating systems, to include provisioning, configuring, patching, managing updates, and securing/hardening; provide manual and automated system management across widely dispersed Linux systems; administer and configure virtual machines and VM clusters; communicate with software developers and other team members to gather requirements and implement solutions; develop technical documentation to include system administration architecture documentation and diagrams, configurations, baselines, administrative procedures, and instructions; coordinate with developers to define operational system security requirements, develop system security plans and related security documentation and coordinate system security accreditation and authorizations.



- 8-12 years of relative Systems Administration experience

- Expertise with Accumulo, Hadoop, NiFi, and PKI certificate management utilities

- Solid experience administering Linux/Unix systems

- General understanding and experience working with and configuring Linux diskencryption

- Experience with Linux Volume Manager

- Experience provisioning, configuring, patching, managing, and securing/hardening systems

- Experience administering virtual machines

- Experience in developing and implementing system configuration scripts in Perl, Bourne, Bash, and/or C-Shell

- Experience creating documentation to outline processes and procedures

- General working knowledge of Cisco and/or Dell routers and switches

SKILLS MIX (must possess a majority of):

* Apache HTTPD

* Apache Tomcat


* MongoDB

* Redis

* Linux firewall configuration (IP tables)

* Kickstart

* NAT and gateway setup

* Remote server management

* Server certificates (environment specific), encryption and secureprotocols

* Puppet

* Yum

* Use of management tools

* Building RPMs


- Experience deploying software updates to remote systems

- Experience in planning and implementing requirements associated with the -Agency’s Secure the Net (STN) and Secure the Enterprise (STE) initiatives

- Familiarity with Map/Reduce

- Experience with software development and engineering best practices

- Knowledge of computer/system architectures, software development life cycle,configuration management methods, and software testing principles

External Referral Eligible

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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.