Leidos Systems Engineer Staff in Fort Belvoir, Virginia

Basic Qualifications

VMware ESXi 5.x/6.x

Linux Red Hat or equivalent

Microosft 2008, 2012

Job Description

This position is in a fast paced, operations and development/test lab. Must be experienced with virtualization technologies and have hands on operations experience with the installation and configuration of ESXi 5/6.

Position requires extensive management of the ESXi server and vCenter operations. Candidate must be able to tune hypervisor hosts and utilize management consoles to run the virtual farm. Must have knowledge of and hands on experience in the management of storage, storage provisioning and storage configuration including management of the fiber connections. Must have extensive replications and cloning abilities. Experience setting up environments to mimic production environments via replication or cloning which includes the lifecycle areas of requirements analysis, design, implementation, testing, deployment, and transition to operations. Provide support with the daily operations and maintenance of the lab supporting a Big Data platform. Experience with Red Hat or CentOS Linux is a plus. Extensive operating systems, applications and networking experience required to include installation, configuration, security hardening (DISA STIG), and troubleshooting servers. Implement and support various Linux and Windows services.

The ideal candidate will also have a secondary area of expertise in Windows Server and Linux Operating Systems. Both disciplines are heavily used in this lab. Storage experience desired.. Candidate must be able to attach and provision storage to for the virtual hosts. Additionally this lab relies extensively on virtual Vyatta switches for route among multiple internal networks. Candidate should have knowledge of routing and ACLs.


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): Fort Belvoir Virginia