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Secret Cleared Windows System Administrator

Our client, a large government contractor with offices located in Linthicum, MD, is in need of a Secret Cleared Windows Systems Administrator to work onsite for a 6-month contract with great chance of extension and/or full-time conversion.


  • Perform as a mid-level Windows Systems Administrator for a classified government contract.
  • Communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal and external customers, in written and verbal format.
  • Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
  • Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
  • Provide backup and recovery services, manage file systems and disk space, and manage virus protection on a routine basis.
  • Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
  • Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).

Required Skills

  • Associate’s degree and 4 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 6 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
  • Active DoD Secret Clearance or higher
  • IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+CE) or greater or the ability to obtain certification within 6 months of hire date; maintaining the required certification will be a condition of continued employment.
  • Basic understanding of DNS in a LAN environment.
  • Basic understanding of DHCP in a LAN environment.
  • Windows Operating Systems support experience.
  • Windows Workstation and Server management experience.

Nice to have

  • DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
  • Experience operating under and managing systems within RMF, STIG, or JSIG information system environments.
  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process.
  • Experience with the creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience with the following: Splunk, SCCM, GIT, JIRA, IBM Clearcase, IBM Doors.
  • Experience with the following: WSUS, Group Policy Objects, WDS, MDT, Symantec.
  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds).
  • Linux systems administration experience.
  • Red Hat certification for current version.
  • Rudimentary Scripting experience.
  • Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and VLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
  • VMWare experience with current version.
  • Windows AD, LDAP, VMWare, and knowledge of SAN storage systems.