System Administrator

Dayton, OH |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented System Administrator to join our Dayton, Ohio office. The candidate will join a diverse team primarily focused on the modeling, simulation, and analysis (MS&A) of aerospace weapons, sensors, and related command-and-control entities.

The employee in this role will deploy, monitor, and sustain software services to help ensure secure, reliable, and uninterrupted availability. This challenging position requires a diverse set of technical and task management skills and allows for the opportunity to contribute immediately to important, meaningful work.

Your primary responsibilities will include:

  • Monitor and maintain an enterprise services environment
  • Perform configuration updates and maintenance activities to patch, secure, and maintain systems
  • Respond to, and help resolve, issues that degrade system or network performance to minimize downtime
  • Support local air-gapped networks
  • Coordinate with stakeholders to ensure that hardware needs are met

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must have a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience or a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institute with at least 2 year of relevant work experience.

  • Active DoD TS/SCI clearance
  • DoD-8570 IAT Level 2 certification (Security+ CE) on hire date
  • A working knowledge of both Windows and Linux-based information systems
  • Basic understanding of networking concepts and principles: OSI, LAN/WAN, IPv4/IPv6
  • Experience performing system administration tasks such as installing, maintaining, monitoring, recovering, rebuilding, upgrading, patching, etc.

Candidate must have strong written communication skills, possess good people skills, strong problem-solving skills, demonstrate strong attention to detail and have the ability to work with minimal supervision in the fulfillment of daily operations.

Candidate must be a resident of the Dayton, OH area or be willing to relocate to the Dayton, OH area.

Other Qualifications

The following qualifications are NOT required, but considered a plus:

  • Experience with scripting tools/technologies: Python, Bash, Powershell, Perl, Batch
  • Experience with automation tools: Ansible, Puppet
  • Experience maintaining systems and services in an air-gapped environment
  • Knowledge of security policies such as DISA STIGs and general vulnerability management
  • Certifications with major system vendors such as Microsoft, Red Hat, VMware, etc.
  • Experience with DevSecOps tools/concepts: Docker, Kubernetes, deployment pipelines, etc.


Security Requirements

U.S. Citizenship and a current Final Top Secret/SSBI Clearance with SCI eligibility is required. Must possess active SCI clearance with current investigation (within last 4.5 years) and be able to maintain a Top Secret Clearance.

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