Leidos Systems Administrator - Boston, MA in Boston, Massachusetts

Basic Qualifications

Advanced Windows 2008/2012 server administration, server builds, troubleshooting support

Windows 2008/2012 NTFS and share permission, inheritance, file ownership

Active Directory Group/User object manipulation

Solid understanding of infrastructure services: DNS, WINS, DHCP

Solid understanding of Group Policies/Login scripts troubleshooting/reporting GPO’s

ESX Host VMware experience

Printer configuration and management

TCP/IP network troubleshooting

Familiarity with SANs

Familiarity with Netbackup

Good communication and documentation skills

Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 2 years of professional experience; or no experience required with a related Masters degree. Considered experienced, but still a learner.

Job Description

Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network administrators. Duties may include setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software and allocate mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products. Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.

Responsible for providing Wintel technical support for multiple enterprise data centers. Handle escalations and high priority problems to resolve individually or engage other functional groups in discussions as needed to resolve or further troubleshoot customer, technological, or operational issues. Achieve successful outcomes and maintain focused and high performing customer support services. Execute major changes to the Active Directory to include Organization Unit structure, Group Policy creation/modification, etc. Independently develops solutions, approaches, or makes recommendations to resolve wide range of complex or difficult problems (i.e. Network Drive mapping, log inspection, scripting, reporting, systems enhancements and etc.) for both internal/external customers including vendors. Manage Windows Server 2008/2012 domain for a large user base in a multiple domain forest configuration. This includes Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, creation and deletion of user accounts, and managing access controls. Build, maintain, upgrade, and troubleshoot VMware ESX Hosts on HP Bladeframes. Support several hundred Virtual Machines in both the production and development environments. Troubleshoot complex AD problems. Install configure, maintain, and troubleshoot 2008/2012 servers in advanced configurations such as clusters. Be available for night and weekend on-call rotations. Work with application owners and developers for applications hosted on Windows and other x86 based hardware. Provide backup support to desktop personnel. As required assist with desktop, blackberry and printer refresh.

Desired skills

Powershell scripting

PKI, Certificate Services, PIV Smart Card knowledge

VCE VBlock configuration and management

Outlook client administration and troubleshooting


Familiarity with VDI technology

Familiarity with Blade Frame technologies

Familiarity with Red Hat Linux

Leidos is a global leader in the integration and application of information, technology and systems working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the civil, health, defense, intelligence and homeland security markets. The company’s 33,000 diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers in 30 countries. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $10 billion for the fiscal year ended January 1, 2016 after giving effect to the recently completed combination of Leidos with Lockheed Martin's Information Systems & Global Solutions business (IS&GS). For more information, visit www.Leidos.com. The company’s diverse employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Qualified women, minorities, individuals with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Leidos is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Location(s): Boston Massachusetts