Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator

18 May 2021
Florida, Pensacola, 32508 Pensacola USA

Systems Administrator


Job Description:

Leidos is a FORTUNE 500 company bringing a mix of innovative technology and sector expertise to customers in the national security, engineering, and the health industries. Leidos is seeking a Systems Administrator for a position as part of a team supporting the Defense Information Security Agency (DISA) in Pensacola, Florida. This is a full time position that must work in Pensacola, Florida. No full time telework is allowed.

The Systems Administrator will support tasks on the contract related to the UCSA Assure File Transfer (AFT). The AFT system is a cross-domain solution that allows DCO analysts to move files to and from the SIPRNET and the isolated SECRET network enclaves within UCSA. At its core, AFT allows for the movement of files bi-directionally across different security domains while both cleaning and verifying the files. It possesses a unique reliable human reviewer capability and provides protection against inadvertent or malicious data disclosure. All AFT systems together within the UCSA AOR currently consist of 6 servers. The AFT services is not virtualized.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervises and manages the daily activities of configuration and operation of business systems which may be mainframe, mini, or client/server based.
  • Optimizes system operation and resource utilization, and performs system capacity analysis and planning.
  • Provides assistance to users in accessing and using business systems.
  • Support the management of an AFT system, while also working to upgrade it with a new system called AGIS.
  • The new system will have an added requirement to support the push of automated countermeasures and ticket information between security domains.
  • Installing hardware (if Government waiver is approved), installing virtual components as systems, installing servers, installing operating systems, installing software, uninstalling software, monitoring systems and processes, patching operating systems and software applications, installing network devices, configuring network devices, patching network devices, monitoring network devices, installing storage and database systems, patching storage and database systems, configuring and tuning system processes, and troubleshooting and resolving problems with the existing infrastructure.
  • Be the Service Owner for the AFT Service who shall create, document, and maintain an AFT Service Design Plan (SDP) that shall define all aspects of the service throughout all stages of its lifecycle.
  • The SDP shall be updated anytime there is a change to the architecture, financial posture or requirements of the service.
  • The Service Owner shall be the primary internal and external Subject Matter Expert for the service they are assigned to manage.
  • They shall be aware at all times on the state of their service and report on that status to the Government as required.
  • The Service Owner shall work with all other ITIL UCSA business managers to ensure that their service is providing value to the UCSA program and its mission partners and users.

Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's of Arts or Bachelor's of Science in a technical discipline; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Minimum of two (2) or more years of relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated expertise in Federal Government Network Management is absolutely necessary.
  • Qualified IA personnel IAW DoD 8570/DoD 8140, minimum IAT II.
  • Active Secret Clearance Required with ability to obtain a Top Secret

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with DISA Network Enclaves
  • Ability to obtain a Top Secret if required by the contract

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:
Yes, 25%

Clearance Level Required:

Yes, 10% of the time

Scheduled Weekly Hours:


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