Server Engineer

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Leidos is a Fortune 500™ company aimed at embracing and solving some of the world’s most pressing challenges. Through science and technology,

Our offers an array of exciting career opportunities for the best IT, energy, logistics and engineering professionals. 

Driven by our talented workforce, the builds trust through the delivery of enduring solutions for our customers’ information technology and mission support needs. We enable the delivery of citizen services and the exploration of space and scientific advancement to benefit humankind.

Key Capabilities:

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  • NASA Human Health and Research
  • Enterprise IT
  • Civil Spacecraft Engineering and Operations
  • Specialized Engineering Services
  • Cyber/Cloud
  • Leidos is seeking a Server Engineer to work on a client site in Washington, DC. This role is supporting a 24/7/365 data center and the Server Engineer will have exposure to server virtualization, disaster recovery, cloud migration, and related technologies.

    This position may require some travel to the backup data center in Manassas, VA. Candidate should have reliable transportation available.

    Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Provide day-to-day server engineering and administration support.
  • Implement server solutions, including replication and disaster recovery for virtualized and non-virtualized devices.
  • Support Tier 1-2 server issues to assist with the resolution of network issues.
  • Configures, implements, and upgrades new and existing computer systems, operating systems, and server technologies.
  • Performs system analysis, including I/O and architecture.
  • Develops documentation on new or existing systems and provides recommendations for system enhancements and additions to ensure continued system reliability.
  • Support Senior Server Engineers and Server Team Lead with ongoing metrics and performance feedback to ensure system stability and efficiency.
  • Writes scripts to perform tests ensuring that systems meet documented user requirements.
  • Support implementation of automation technologies for continual process improvement.
  • Support client data audits and coordinate with other project teams on enterprise modernization initiatives.
  • Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 8 years of related experience, additional years of experience will be considered in lieu of degree.
  • Understanding of Windows and VMWare server technologies, and senior-level knowledge of server support and data center operations.
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Relevant technical certifications, such as VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), CompTIA Server+, etc.
  • Team Lead or Senior Engineer support, with experience coaching and managing junior staff.
  • Leidos is growing! Connect with us on and . 

    We value and support the well-being and mobility of our employees with competitive benefit packages, complementary e-learning training, work-life flexibility, an exciting , and a diverse, inclusive and ethical work place. In fact, in 2020, Leidos was ranked as one of the by the Ethisphere Institute for the third consecutive year. 

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    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 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 .

    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 .

    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.

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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