Application Support Administrator

Application Support Administrator

18 May 2021
Virginia, Arlington, 22201 Arlington USA

Application Support Administrator


Job Description:

The Defense Group of Leidos is currently seeking an experienced Applications Support Administrator in support of 24/7/365 operations.

Shift Schedule: Day Shift

Position Overview:

  • Deployment and operational support for a portfolio of web applications, monitoring security and operations, and assisting in the support of a suite of development tools.
  • Installation and updating of software platforms and development tools.
  • Monitor operational availability of production applications by utilizing and implementing automated failure alerts.
  • Detecting and correcting operational issues.
  • Planning for and testing new versions of supported platforms.
  • Tracking down problems relating to issues in the computing environment, such as network or security problems.
  • Developing solutions and scripts to automate, when possible, frequently performed tasks through thinking creatively.
  • Conduct capacity and performance planning, through communicating with internal team members.
  • Develop and perform automated deployment and upgrade procedures/script, creating a process that may cover multiple technical areas.
  • Working with application deployments, upgrades, data migrations, and patches
  • Participate in technical bridge calls.
  • Be able to multitask multiple projects and prioritize work to support mission and customer requirements.

  • This position requires an active DOD Top Secret clearance.
  • Possess DoD 8570.01-M/DoD 8140 Certification IAW established mandate prior to start of work - IAT Level II required (CCNA Security, CySA+, GICSP, GSEC, Security+ CE, SSCP); IAT Level III is desirable (CASP+ CE, CCNP Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), GCED, GCIH). Applicants not meeting this requirement will not be considered.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field with 8+ years of related experience, additional years of relevant experience will be accepted experience in lieu of degree.
  • United States citizenship or permanent resident.
  • Minimum of five years of relevant IT work experience.
  • Experience with installing, configuring, and administrating large complex Applications Operations & Maintenance environments.

  • Excellent oral and written skills, with an ability to understand and predict customer behavior and response to communication.
  • Outstanding organizational skills .
  • Experience scripting deployment and management activities to support applications creating and consuming Platform Services environments.

External Referral Bonus:

Potential for Telework:

Clearance Level Required:
Top Secret


Scheduled Weekly Hours:


Requisition Category:

Job Family:
Systems Administration

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