Sr. Windows System Administrator - Military veterans preferred

2018-11-21
SAIC (www.saic.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Vienna
Virginia
22182
United States

Description

SAIC has an opening for a Sr. Windows Systems Administrator.
 
Will consider candidates in the following locations:
Vienna, VA
Oak Ridge, TN
Metairie, LA
 
Description: 
The Senior Windows Administrator is responsible for the design, installation, configuration, and implementation of the Windows infrastructure which includes Active Directory, servers, and workstations.
 
The ideal candidate should have a demonstrated enterprise level experience in maintaining physical and virtual servers and hosts. The duties include, monitoring, managing, maintaining, and troubleshooting a Windows environment as well as mentoring Mid-level and Junior Administrators. The candidate should be able to be a leading contributor on large projects, be a self-starter, and able to work operate in a collaborative environment.

Detailed Responsibilities/Duties:
·         Daily administration of Windows systems running currently supported Windows MS Server (2012, 2008)
·         Design, manage Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, and other Windows core services.
·         Performance tuning, and system assessments.
·         Building server ‘Gold’ images to conform to customer standards, to include hardening, and security compliance.
·         Perform enterprise level system upgrades of AD, operating systems, applications, and other tools, including evaluation and installation of new products, and MS and other application patches.
·         Develop mid-level engineers to perform more advanced system administration and best practices.
·         Manage Service Level Agreements, documentation, and policy/procedure compliance for IT systems related to virtualized, and Windows environments.
·         Create and manage scripts to perform system tasks with PowerShell experience a plus.
·         Participate in after-hours requests that respond to business emergencies (on-call rotation)
·         Resolve escalated issues from the IT Service Desk and Tier III administrators

 

Proactively monitor servers to anticipate and mitigate problems.

 

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Qualifications

 
Required Education/Experience
o   Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of relevant experience.  Additional work experience is acceptable in lieu of a Degree.
 
Required Experience/Skills/Attributes
o   Able to create and manage solutions at enterprise level using GPOs, Scripting and other tools.
o   Able to manage multiple projects and or efforts.
o   Solid knowledge of Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, and the ability to maintain other Windows core services.
o   Ability to learn new products and technologies. 
o   Ability to monitor and respond to system issues and resolve them in a timely manner.
o   Experience working in a Mid-size to Large environment
o   Ability to manage own projects and solutions on time.
o   Ability to create and manage work instructions, system and project documentation
o   Excellent communication skills to explain technical information and requirements effectively to others both orally and written.
o   Outstanding customer service and time management skills, strong sense of ownership, and a can do attitude
 
Desired Experience/Skills/Attributes:
o   Understanding of Privileged Access Manager PAM solutions and associated tools.
o   Understanding of Identity & Access Mgmt systems i.e. Acronis, SailPoint and CyberArk
o   Working experience administering MS Exchange
o   Hands-on experience with BlackBerry and/or MDM solutions
o   BigFix experience a Plus.
o   Practical scripting knowledge to automate tasks and processes
o   Management and development of monitoring tools, such as CA Spectrum is a plus
o   Tivoli Storage Manager and Veeam.
o   Virtualization experience with products like VMware vSphere.
o   Understanding of SAN and NAS storage systems.
o   Demonstrated ability of hardening the Windows operating system to security standards and benchmarks, such as the DISA STIG, or CIS Benchmarks.
 
Clearance Requirement:  
o   Must be able to obtain a Public Trust Clearance prior to starting work.