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Lead Systems Administrator



Full Time

On Site


Vienna, Virginia, United States


Job Description:

Leidos is seeking a Lead System Administrator to be part of a team responsible for the implementation of quick turnaround desktop, video, and voice hardware and software requirements. The position requires excellent communications skills, both verbal and written. The candidate must be able to work in a high-energy environment and adapt to shifting priorities.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Must possess the ability to coordinate multiple engineering projects simultaneously

  • Perform technical assessment of customer defined requirements

  • Design and develop technical modifications or reconfigurations interfacing with customers and members of the technical team

  • Perform switch port analysis availability and enable port(s) following all port security protocols

  • Provide updates to engineering designs and technical documentation

  • Support site expansions working collaboratively with Integrated Product Teams (IPTs) to adding new desktop equipment or perform recaps/upgrades to existing equipment

  • Review technical design documentation in order to integrate new equipment for site expansions

  • Conduct a technical site survey in order to assess site expansion needs and implement the optimal technical solution

  • Review the current site network infrastructure baseline in order to proactively verify feasibility of expansion requirements

  • Ensure adherence to project procedures and security guidelines when providing remote and site support services to external partners

  • Develop and implement system repeatable installation and test procedures

  • Provide training and mentoring to team members

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Address and resolve technical problems of moderate complexity relating to the installation of hardware, peripheral devices, and network connectivity

  • Responsible for the installation, configuration, testing, and troubleshooting of desktop and peripheral hardware devices consisting of workstations, monitors, VoIP phones, printers, and desktop video teleconferencing equipment both on-site and off-site customer locations

  • Perform software installations and troubleshoot issues

  • Perform de-installation of equipment / decommission site services

  • Hands-on experience with physical network cable installation and management

Travel: May require occasional travel throughout the WMA or continental U.S.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Requires BS degree and 4–8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience or experience in lieu of degree

  • Clearance: Must have an active Top Secret/SCI clearance w/Poly to be considered

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Effectively complete engineering projects with nominal direction

  • Day-to-day fluency using Microsoft Active Directory to manage policies and user objects

  • Experience troubleshooting, administering, and using Microsoft Windows Enterprise 10 (imaging and basic configurations)

* As a condition of employment, this position requires the candidate pass both a customer required medical and psychological screening

Preferred Qualifications:

Possess and maintain Network + certification, Security + desired

Pay Range:Pay Range $81,900.00 - $126,000.00 - $170,100.00

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.