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Leidos Cloud Systems Administrator in San Antonio, Texas


Job Description:

The Leidos Defense Group has an immediate career opportunity for a Cloud Systems Administrator/Engineer in San Antonio, Texas.

This position is in support of the Air Force Personnel Operation Activity contract at Randolph AFB which is transferring all personnel systems from a large physical data center into a cloud (AWS) environment. The Sys Admin will work with other system administrators, engineers, and cyber security professionals to build and sustain a virtual data center supporting human resources applications across the entire Air Force.

Primary Responsibilities:Experience working with managing Windows and Linux servers.Familiarity with virtualization and cloud technologies (AWS).Data and application backups, Information Systems disaster recovery efforts, and Information Systems vulnerability scanning and mitigation.Provide hardware and software installation, configuration, and testing.Aid engineering staff with hardware, software, and project specific system support.Provide input, response, and completion when applicable to Information Systems data-call audits.Implement DoD mandated security configurations (STIGS).Installing and maintaining security patches on servers.Running ACAS Scans.Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation for standard systems operating procedures to be used across the enterprise.

Basic Qualifications:Bachelors degree and 4-years relevant experience or additional relevant experience in lieu of Bachelors'or Masters degree and 2-6 years relevant experience.Hands-on experience conducting system administration on Linux/Windows Servers and security monitoring equipment.AWS experience.Active Secret Clearance required at time of hire.Must be US Citizen.Must have Security + CE (DoD 8570 series IAT Level II Certification) before hiring.

Preferred Qualifications:Microsoft Server experience (2012 & 2016) and certifications.Red Hat Linux experience ver7+ and certifications.Microsoft Windows Active Directory Management.Domain Name Server Administration.Network Monitoring tools (Splunk, ACAS, HBSS, Software Center Configuration Manager).Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus.AWS certification.

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Secret

Travel:Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Engineering

Leidos is a Fortune 500® information technology, engineering, and science solutions and services 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 annual revenues of approximately $10.19 billion for the fiscal year ended December 28, 2018. For more information, visit

Pay and benefits are fundamental to any career decision. That's why we craft compensation packages that reflect the importance of the work we do for our customers. Employment benefits include competitive compensation, Health and Wellness programs, Income Protection, Paid Leave and Retirement. More details are available here.

Leidos will never ask you to provide payment-related information at any part of the employment application process. And Leidos will communicate with you only through emails that are sent from a email address. If you receive an email purporting to be from Leidos that asks for payment-related information or any other personal information, please report the email to

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, ethnicity, age, national origin, citizenship, religion, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, family structure, marital status, ancestry, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran or military status, or any other basis prohibited by law. Leidos will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with relevant laws.

REQNUMBER: R-00030462

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.