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Top Secret cleared Sr. Window Systems Administrator

Our client, a large government contractor with offices in Sterling, VA, is in need of a Top Secret Cleared Sr Windows Systems Administrator for a 6 month contract to hire position. The Systems Administrator will work onsite in support of Windows and VMware systems. 

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
  • Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
  • Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
  • 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.
  • Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
  • Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
  • 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, manage virus protection on a routine basis.
  • Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers, as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
  • Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
Required Skills:
  • Associate’s degree and 7 years of experience, or Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of experience, or a Master’s degree and 3 years of experience; a High School diploma or equivalent with 9 years of experience may be considered in lieu of a completed degree.
  • Active IAT Level II certification (ex: Security+ CE)
  • Active DoD Top Secret security clearance
  • Experience managing Windows Server OS.
  • Experience with designing Windows domain architectures including but not limited to Active Directory, GPOs, Policies, and permissions.
  • Experience with LDAP
  • Experience with VMware
    • ???????vCenter
    • vMotion
    • Encryption and maintaining VMs
  • Knowledge of SANs
  • Experience with the creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.
  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining computer hardware in a networked environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • DoD 8570 Certification in a primary OS (Windows, Linux, Cisco).
  • Experience operating under and managing systems within NISPOM Chapter 8, DCID 6/3-ICD 503, RMF, STIG, JAFAN, or JSIG information system environments.
  • Understanding of basic networking, including subnets, routing, and vLANs; Cisco experience and/or certification.
  • Linux Operating System experience and/or certification for current versions
  • VMWare experience with current version.
  • Knowledge of environmental monitoring tools (HBSS/Solar Winds/Splunk).
  • Mid to Advanced level Scripting experience
  • Experience with Certification & Accreditation process