Senior Systems Engineer

    Martinsburg, WV 25401
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    Job Description


    Job Description:

    Leidos is searching for a Systems Engineer, Senior to work onsite in Martinsburg, WV at the Capital Region Readiness Center. The Senior Systems Engineer will provide senior-level Windows and website maintenance and administration who has the thorough knowledge to create plans to assure effective management, operations, and maintenance of systems and/or networks. The candidate will assist in providing technical input to the systems engineering process, manages teams of system admins, and is expected to prioritize work and identify high-risk critical problems and dedicate appropriate resources. Candidate will have extensive knowledge of a high-volume/high-availability systems.

    This is an exciting opportunity to use your experience helping the Infrastructure Operations Services Support (IOSS) mission. The mission of Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), Office of Information & Technology (OI&T), Information Technology (IT) Operations and Services (ITOPS), Infrastructure Operations (IO) is to support One VA world-class service to Veterans and their families by delivering results-oriented, secure, highly available and cost-effective information technology services. IO support helps to provide critical services focusing on consistent availability of Veteran-facing applications and quick delivery of benefits for Veterans.

    This role requires WordPress experience

    Primary Responsibilities

    This Senior Systems Engineer will provide technical support in system architecture, system design, system integration and technical management. The individual will assist in providing technical input to the systems engineering process. Will lead teams in developing application and technical plans. Guide customers in the installation and use of strategic products through education and guidance, first-use and tuning assistance problem solving and critical situation resolution. Requirements include; concentrated focus on security implementation, operating systems characteristics and volume management, security event assessment, WordPress administration, and SharePoint administration.

    The qualified candidate will have expert-level skills in the following:
    • Virtualization (Emphasis on Hyper-V, but VMware is important as well)
    • Windows Server 2012R2, 2016
    • Web hosting Infrastructure
      • IIS (Knowledge of non-Microsoft web servers like Apache and Linux is helpful as well)
      • Content management (Content publishing tools, CDNs, etc.)
    • Public and private cloud infrastructure and concepts
    • Databases (Microsoft SQL, MySQL, Postgres, MongoDB, etc.)
    • WordPress administration
    • SharePoint architecture, including and farm design and administration
    • SharePoint designer skills
    • Workflows
    • Office 365
    • Migration of sites from on-premises to office 365
    • System Center Operations Manager
    • SQL AlwaysOn
    High-level skills in:
    • Scripting (Emphasis on PowerShell but other scripting languages are helpful, too)
    • Common network protocols and services (TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, DNS, etc.)
    • Network routing and firewalls.
    • Storage protocols (Fiber Channel, Fiber Channel over Ethernet, iSCSI)
    • Exercises discretion over technical issues, problems and resolutions
    • Possesses a significant level of specialized technical and functional expertise
    • No supervisory responsibility.
    • This position requires highly specialized knowledge, abilities, skills and experience and often exercise independent judgement in the performance of their duties.
    • The individual formulates recommendations consistent with directives, policies, standards and regulations. Work is judged primarily on overall results with great latitude in determining work methods and assignment requirements.
    Basic Qualifications
    • Master's Degree from an accredited college in a Computer Science, Electronics Engineering or other engineering or technical discipline is required with 10 years of professional experience; or 20 years of relevant experience may be substituted for education.
    • US Citizen with the ability to obtain Public Trust Clearance. Federal Government requirement
    • SharePoint Experience is required for this position; WordPress administration experience is desired.
    • Windows Server 2016
    • Web hosting Infrastructure
    • Migration of sites from on-premises to Office 365
    • Common network protocols and services (TCP/IP, SSL/TLS, DNS, etc.)
    • Network routing and firewalls.
    • Experience with Windows administration
    • Event management: Disaster recovery and continuity of operations
    • Additional skills in system integration and system administration also required
    • Strong independent thinking and problem-solving skills
    • Highly motivated and adaptable
    External Referral Bonus:Eligible

    Potential for Telework:No

    Clearance Level Required:Public Trust


    Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


    Requisition Category:Professional

    Job Family:Systems EngineeringLeidos

    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

    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.

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    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 [emailprotected].

    Commitment to Diversity

    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.

    Posting ID: 559416397Posted: 2020-07-14