Senior Systems Administrator




Yokosuka, Japan


Position summary


More About the Role:
The Defense Group of Leidos has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Systems Administrator to support efforts for the OCONUS Enterprise Network (ONE-Net) portion of the NGEN-R Service Management, Integration, and Transport (SMIT) contract located in Yokosuka, Japan.

NGEN-R SMIT is the largest IT services program for the Navy, delivering the OCONUS Enterprise Network (ONE-Net); inclusive of cybersecurity services, network operations, service desk, and data transport. Ultimately, Leidos will support the Navy in unifying its shore-based networks and data management to improve capability and service while also saving significant dollars by focusing efforts on one enterprise network.

Responsible for operating and maintaining ONE-Net server and network infrastructure.  This includes responding appropriately to alerts and events and responding to incidents from triage through resolution, including escalations, where appropriate. Conduct infrastructure repairs, including directing remote activities to maintain operational effectiveness for services. Provide root cause analysis documentation in accordance with Government procedures. Document daily shift activities in appropriate reporting and ticketing tools and ensure proper pass down of any outstanding issues.

What You'll Get to Do:
•Remotely manage distributed servers, switches, and workstations within each local site by a central location where possible.
•Coordinate all maintenance and restoration activities of remote servers with the TNOSC and LNSC leadership.
•Coordinate across all ONE-Net regions on operational initiatives that require cross-regional tasking.
•Respond to all escalated service requests and trouble tickets delivered through the Service Desk.
•Ensure the escalation of incidents and problems are assigned to the appropriate Tier.
•Maintain records of daily activities, problems remedial actions taken, and/or installation activities.
•Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures through manual configuration, installation of patches, or the application of scripts to protect data, software, and hardware.
•Mitigate vulnerability security findings on workstations and servers and coordinate the resolution between security and local on-site teams.
•Create and distribute MECM collections for workstations and servers.
•Troubleshoot server and workstation failures related to software deployments, and Windows operating system updates.
•Maintain all servers within the configuration baselines and all STIGs, and accurately configure and apply patches to all systems. 
•Pilot software deployment, diagnose errors, and provide findings to engineering teams.
•Participate in technical exchanges as required.
•Provide technical and operational input to Regional Change Review activities.
•Review existing documentation for the server, services, data storage operations, and maintenance processes and procedures, and provide recommendations for improvements/changes.
•Assist network and systems security personnel in IA incident response, including close coordination with the Theater IAM for all IA-related tasks.

You'll Bring These Qualifications:
•Typically requires https://B.S. Degree and 4-8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2-6 years of prior relevant experience (in Computer Science, Information Technology, MIS, or related field).
•4–8 years of previous experience in the Information Technology field working as a Systems Administrator in a Microsoft Server environment.
•Compliant with DoD 8570 IAT Level II (Security+, CCNA Security, etc.).
•Possess at least one OS certification (MCSA, MCSE, MDAA, etc.).

These Qualifications Would be Nice to Have:
•Top Secret Clearance.
•ITIL Foundation v3 or v4.
•10 years of previous experience in the Information Technology field.
•MCSA, MCSE, Azure Solutions Architect, or Microsoft 365 Certified Modern Desktop Administrator Associate (MDAA).
•Although not required for the position, additional experience and certifications in network administration (CCNA/CCNP) are desired.

Pay Range:

Pay Range $66,https://300.00 - $119,https://850.00

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.

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