The Systems Administrator serves as a key subject matter expert uniquely qualified to establish consistent policies and procedures as they apply across the enterprise. Maintains the Active Directory environment on all of the Client’s networks which includes management of Domain Controllers, domain authentication services, roles-based policy and delegation of Active Directory resources, Organizational Units (OU), Group Policy Objects (GPO),WINS and DNS configuration, enterprise DHCP services, active directory architecture, and the Exchange enterprise environment. In addition, serves as Tier III administrator for problems and discrepancies that impact the enterprise computing environment and act as an Government Client representative for computer incident response as required. ***CANDIDATE MUST REPORT TO WORK EVERY DAY. NO OPTION TO TELEWORK.****
General Duties Include:
Assigns privileges, maintains system security, troubleshoots system and software problems; establishes and updates procedures and documentation.
Performs daily system monitoring and maintenance, data backup and restoration, data processing utilities, shell scripting, batch processing, security log audits, investigate, analyze, correct and test software related issues on all Domain Controllers.
Assist server teams in hardware/software integration; investigate vendor vulnerability updates and patches and create/modify scripting to assure system configuration compatibilities.
Monitor system daily for proper operation, performs routine system preventative and restorative maintenance for Domain Controllers.
Maintain appropriate level of technical competency in areas of responsibility to recommend appropriate system upgrades.
Experience with NGA programs and facilities are also desired
Maintains Windows Systems for a high visibility national system comprised of Domain Controllers on several networks at local and remote locations
Responsible for resolving a wide variety of complex system failures, troubleshooting software, hardware, and network problems, and monitoring and addressing Incident and Change Request tickets as required
Provide on-call support as required to ensure availability of mission critical services such as authentication, Windows DNS, DHCP, and access to network resources
Configure Windows OS on Domain Controllers to allow operation on various types of networks
Configure and maintain Active Directory, DNS, and other services on Domain Controllers.
Configure hardware and software for servers, RAIDs, and storage arrays on Domain Controllers
Provide O&M functions such as hard drive removal, performance optimization, and research and installation of current patches on Domain Controllers
Manage distributed file system and group shares
Conduct system backups and restores on Domain Controllers
Provide impact assessment for system-level changes on existing infrastructure
Participate in technical exchanges
Ensure compliance with computer security policy
Monitor system usage and perform system tuning
Manage tools and equipment
Assist users with system problems
Schedule and conduct preventative maintenance on Windows systems
Ensure proper labeling of system components
Develop, maintain, and report meaningful metrics
Education, Skill, and Experience Requirements:
DoD 8570 Certification
Requires Bachelors Degree and 4 – 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 – 6 years of prior relevant experience.
Experience in lieu of degree
Knowledge of Windows Server 2012R2 and 2016 is required.
Must have knowledge of IT concepts such as TCP/IP, IT security concepts and practices; interpersonal, problem solving, organizational and multi-tasking skills.
Strong written/verbal communications skills are a plus.
Position is located at customer location in St Louis, MO or Springfield, VA and will require frequent customer interface.
Candidate must be able to work independently and in a group environment.
Modifies and/or adapts techniques and standard approaches to solve moderately difficult problems and must be highly self-motivated.
Desired experience: LDAP, Active Directory 2012R2/2016, Windows DNS, VMWare, Remedy, and process documentation and with GOVENMENT CLIENT programs and facilities.
Must be able and willing to work flexible shifts as required and communicate by phone and in person with customers and appropriate organizations.
IA Certification Requirement:
IA Category: IAT
1. Primary certification: Security+
2. Computing Environment certification:
3. Security-related tool certification:
Security Clearance Requirement:
Candidate must be a U.S. citizen with an active TS/SCI clearance with ability to obtain Poly
External Referral Bonus:Eligible
External Referral Bonus $:5000
Potential for Telework:No
Clearance Level Required:Top Secret/SCI
Scheduled Weekly Hours:40
Job Family:Systems Administration
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