Senior Systems Administrator

Senior Systems Administrator

Title: Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Washington, DC

Rate: On experience

Duration: 6 – 12+ month contract

This is a Government contract, you need to be a US Citizen to apply for this role.

The selected person shall be responsible for installation patching, maintaining and supporting various software tools/systems used by several government departments.

The desired candidate shall have prior knowledge of systems, such as electronic security systems, camera systems, and Building Automation system. The candidate shall be proficient in Windows Administration Scripting, SQL Server Administration, Windows Server administration and maintaining windows desktops.

Demonstrate the following production support capabilities:

  • Physical security system and building automation support to meet service level agreements.
  • Analyze system performance and recommend improvements.
  • Resolve complex system issues for commercial applications, operating systems and networks, and triage customer support calls for Tier 2 / Tier 3 escalation service.
  • Troubleshoot system performance issues, implement corrective actions.
  • Perform server maintenance activities both hardware and software-related, including installations, network configurations, error log reviews, patches, integrity checks, system setups, etc.

Relevant Experience:

  • Must have at least five (5) year of experience administering Windows Servers in an enterprise (government-preferred) environment, with an understanding and ability to work within the environment constraints related to the agency.
  • Experience with Windows administration scripting and/or programming.
  • Strong working knowledge with enterprise technologies, to include the following:
  • Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM)
  • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
  • Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP)
  • Active Directory (AD)
  • Windows Firewall
  • MS SQL
  • PKI
  • Must have working knowledge of Windows 2012, 2016 and 2019 Server.
  • Must have at least four (4) years of experience creating and maintaining technical documentation.
  • Must have at least two (2) years with systems that use high availability architecture.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with stakeholders and project teams, assist with security requirements and design, determine deliverables, maintain issues logs, and provide project documentation, with minimal supervision.
  • Familiarity with the Linux environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn complex commercial off the shelf software.
  • Experience with Physical Access Control Systems/Electronic Security Systems and Building Automation Systems preferred.
Job Category: Information Technology
Job Type: Contract
Job Location: DC Washington

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