Windows System Administrator

Location: Alexandria, Virginia
Date Posted: 10-01-2018
Position Title: Windows System Administrator
Location: Mark Center, Alexandria, VA
Security Clearance Type: Top Secret
Work Status: U.S. Citizen
Position Status: 3 month Contract to Hire
 
Our client is looking for Windows System Administrator candidates for a position located in Alexandria, VAThe client is a professional services provider that largely supports government clientele.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Install and configure Windows server hardware and software, to include physical and virtual servers, Windows Server, Active Directory, IIS, Hyper-V, and supporting physical infrastructure.
  • Troubleshoot Windows OS issues. Independently utilizes all available resources (knowledge bases, online resources, etc.) to ensure timely resolution of server issues.
  • Develop operating procedures for system administration activities including system monitoring, performance tuning, backup/recovery, server architecture design and system maintenance.
  • Install, maintain and manage Windows SUS, SCCM, and other servers for automated updates.
  • Perform regular system maintenance, hardware and software upgrades, physical to virtual migrations and performance tuning.
  • Actively participates in project planning to ensure timely and successful completion of projects.
  • Provide on-call 24 x 7 support on a rotating basis.
 
Required Skills:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline (may substitute with a minimum of 5 years relevant work experience).
  • 10+ years of system administration experience with Windows Server 2008, 2012, and 2016 operating systems.
  • Experience administering Microsoft SharePoint and SQL Server.
  • Experience managing corporate email in a Microsoft Exchange environment.
  • Expert-level knowledge of Active Directory including Group Policy creation and management.
  • Experience configuring virtualized servers using platforms such as Hyper-V, Citrix XenApp Server, and/or VMWare vSphere.
  • Ability to program to solve problems and automate tasks in common scripting or programming languages such as Python, Ruby, Perl, PowerShell, and/or VBScript.
  • Knowledge and experience with Configuration Management Processes such as IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) in an enterprise environment.
  • Demonstrable knowledge designing and troubleshooting authentication solutions using PKI.
 
Desired Skills:
  • Experience with Microsoft SCCM or other RMM solutions.
  • Knowledge of DoD security requirements and NIST standards.
  • Experience administrating Linux-based systems.
  • Experience with Linux based LDAP solutions.
  • Relevant industry or DoD 8570 certification: Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016, SQL Server, Security+ CE, CISSP, etc.
 
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 Virginia, Alabama, & Dallas 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.
 
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and value the benefits of diversity in our workplace.
 
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