Microsoft Systems Administrator

Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA
Date Posted: 09-25-2018
About Seneca Resources:
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry.  Seneca Resources is a leading IT services provider with offices in Reston and Richmond, Virginia and Birmingham, Alabama that service clients throughout the United States.  The key to our success lies within our strong corporate culture which drives our business.  We challenge our staff through engaging work, and we reward our staff through competitive compensation, extensive professional training, and excellent opportunities for career advancement.  In turn, we look for only the best and brightest to join our team.
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Position Title: Microsoft Systems Administrator
Location: Ft. Belvoir, VA
Employment Type: Full Time
Compensation: Very Competitive
Requirements: 1. Secret Clearance
                           2. Security+

Job Description:
  • With minimum guidance provides technical expertise, including performing in-depth and complex software systems programming and analysis. Assists in the design of architectures to include software, hardware, and communications to support the total requirements as well as provide for present and future cross-functional requirements and interfaces.
  • Ensures these systems are compatible and in compliance with the standards for open systems and DoD architectures.
  • Determines and identifies high level functional and technical requirements based on interactions with the user community and knowledge of the enterprise architecture.
  • Identifies, assesses, and presents options for meeting the functional and technical requirements including hardware and software updates or upgrades.
  • Formulates and defines specifications for operating system applications or modifies and maintains existing applications using engineering releases and utilities from the manufacturer.
  • Interacts with project management to plan project schedules and technical direction.
  • Responsible for quality assurance review and the evaluation of existing and new software products.
  • Create, manage, and monitor maintenance plans and procedures that take into consideration operating environment limitations (such as space, available resources, and operational tempo)
  • Migrate existing applications to new virtual servers
  • Coordinate with other system administrators to provide support for a variety of COTS tools and technologies
  • Evaluate and install new software releases, patches, and system upgrades
  • Perform operations in a manner that minimizes impact on application downtime
  • Plan, test, and implement initiatives to incorporate new technologies not currently present within the client environment
  • Identify and troubleshoot system issues
  • Coordinate with other teams to diagnose and correct issues
  • Communicate with program manager and government leads as to the progress of open items and work with security specialists and other infrastructure resources as needed
  • Backup and recovery
    • Develop, document, and apply procedures for systems backup and recovery
    • Establish procedures for COOP
    • Perform test recoveries on a regular basis
  • Security and STIGs
    • Support the Certification and Accreditation process - run scans; resolve findings; document solutions, workarounds or provide justifications for exceptions
    • Document, implement, and maintain security policies in accordance with DISA STIG requirements
    • Implement mitigations of security vulnerabilities in response to IAVAs
    • Support auditing requirements
  • Documentation
    • Define and oversee database standards, controls, procedures, and documentation
    • Create documentation required for Release Management Framework (RMF)
    • Complete planning and documentation prior to new integration or implementation
    • Ensure that documentation is complete and up-to-date
    • Maintain and document scripts and batch processes
    • Provide weekly and monthly status reports
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.

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