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Leidos Linux Systems Deployment Engineer in Annapolis Junction, Maryland


Job Description:

Are you ready to work on projects that can potentially change the world? Join us at Leidos, where your most important work is ahead! You will enjoy great benefits such as 5 weeks of Paid Time Off, Flexible Schedules, Discounted Stock Purchase Plans, Education and Training Support, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Disability Leave, Paid Pandemic Leave AND a 20k Sign on Bonus for this position!

If this sounds like a place you can thrive, keep reading!

Program SummaryThe Leidos Intelligence Group has a career opportunity for a Linux Systems Deployment Engineer on our large, multi-year contract for the development, integration, deployment and sustainment of large collection systems. The work that's being done on this Leidos-led, prime contract is extremely important to the government and offers its team members the opportunity to work autonomously and explore new technologies. Join a tremendous technical team solving hard problems with true mission relevance on emerging technologies.

Position Summary

This position supports health and status deployments to a large number of servers. The engineer will also be responsible for tweaking configuration thresholds and troubleshooting any issues that occur with the deployment. The engineer should have strong deployment interest and experience, be self-motivated, enjoy working directly with the customer and with the end-users. If you enjoy working with Linux and using Linux commands for troubleshooting this is the position for you!Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in related technical field and 1-2 years of related experience

In lieu of degree, additional years of experience will be required.

Candidates must have strong Linux Redhat experience

Must have experience with standard LINUX commands (pwd, chown, crontab, mv, vi, egrep, cat, untar, ssh, sftp, etc.)Experience using vi editor.Knowledge of Linux file system hierarchy (files and directories, ownerships, permissions) is required.

Experience with problem troubleshooting

Strong attention to detail.

Preferred Qualifications Experience with BASHExperience with Software Version Control (i.e. CVS)Experience with PuTTY


This position is eligible for an increased sign on bonus of $20, 000. Please visit for details and a full list of eligible opportunities.”

External Referral Bonus:Eligible

Potential for Telework:No

Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI with Polygraph


Scheduled Weekly Hours:40


Requisition Category:Professional

Job Family:Systems Engineering

Pay Range:

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 38,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Va., Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $11.09 billion for the fiscal year ended January 3, 2020. 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 here ( .

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.

REQNUMBER: R-00049817

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.