Windows Systems Administrator (Top Secret Clearance)

Location: Alexandria, VA
Date Posted: 10-11-2018
Seneca Resources is client driven provider of strategic Information Technology consulting services and Workforce Solutions to government and industry. We are a leading IT services provider headquartered in Reston, VA with offices in Richmond, VA Birmingham, AL and Columbia, MD 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. 

Title:  Windows Systems Administrator
Location:  Alexandria, VA
Employment Type: Full Time  
Compensation: Extremely Competitive
Clearance: Top Secret

• Bachelor 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.
• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
• 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.
• Active Security clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
• 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.
Job Description:
Responsible for installation, configuration and support of servers and operating systems requiring 24 x 7 uptime. Responsibilities include building, installing and configuration physical and virtual servers, deploying and testing OS, virus updates, patches and performance tuning. 

Key role responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• 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.
• Follow operating procedures and utilizes established support tools for analysis and reporting requirements.
• Execute a planned program of virus updates, patch and service pack management, including testing, deployment staging, and documentation. 
• 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.
• Create and maintains documentation for all duties.
• Actively participates in project planning to ensure timely and successful completion of projects.
• Provide technical knowledge and recommendations to staff members as required.
• Provide server hardware capacity recommendations.
• Provide installation support for new applications and software releases.
• Interface with hardware vendors to maintain and schedule repair of equipment in a timely manner and /or provide hardware repair and maintenance as required.
• Provide on-call 24 x 7 support on a rotating basis.
• Perform other related duties as assigned.
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