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Senior Systems Administrator

Company: Leidos
Location: Hampton
Posted on: May 7, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionJob Description:
The Systems Administrator applies advanced knowledge of concepts, processes, practices, and procedures on technical assignments. Performs work that requires advanced practical experience and training. Under general supervision, responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including virtual, cloud, as well as web servers, in support of business processing requirements. Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages. Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels. Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions. Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations. Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services. Develops and promotes standard operating procedures. Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines. Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.
Specific duties may include:

  • Support the technical planning, analysis, assessment, design, development, systems integration and installation, configuration, testing, evaluation, troubleshooting and repair, sustainment, special/trade-study, technical recommendations, and regulatory compliance of the CP NASCOM architecture to include (but not limited to): mission critical customer support systems.
  • Perform system administration functions for Mission systems and ensure that all Cybersecurity requirements are implemented in full compliance with NASA directives.
  • Develop and maintain lab and test environments to support troubleshooting and new technology evaluation.
  • Provide emerging insertion technologies (i.e. new features, capabilities, etc.).
  • Perform application configurations to support network requirements and modifications to correct software issues.
  • Provide maintenance and support of tools (e.g., debuggers, traffic generators, and traffic capture software) that provide system test capabilities.
  • Provide integration and testing support for the distribution of operating systems upgrades, Cybersecurity patches/fixes, kernel upgrades, custom kernel upgrades, and custom serial drivers.
  • Develop and perform test and certification for both hardware and software.
  • Develop and validate system architecture.
  • Coordinate the release/patch of software into operations with Mission Operations Manager.
  • Perform administrative, financial, technical, and other system project management efforts to ensure all work is performed to achieve cost, schedule, and technical performance benefits and objectives.Basic Qualifications:
    • Relevant certification in the specific system or application being supported i.e., Linux, Windows Server, Apple MacOS, Remedy, ServiceNow etc.
    • Solid understanding of key communications tools, such as Microsoft Project, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and Microsoft PowerPointEDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:
      • Requires BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experiencePay Range:

Keywords: Leidos, Hampton , Senior Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Hampton, Virginia

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