Windows Systems Administrator

Employer
CACI
Location
Chantilly, VA, United States of America
Posted
Nov 23, 2022
Closes
Dec 23, 2022
Ref
272718
Function
IT
Hours
Full Time
Windows Systems Administrator

Job Category: Information Technology

Time Type: Full time

Minimum Clearance Required to Start: TS/SCI with Polygraph

Employee Type: Regular

Percentage of Travel Required: Up to 10%

Type of Travel: None

What You'll Get to Do:
In this role, you will be responsible for the effective provisioning, installation, configuration, and operations of systems hardware and software infrastructure for our customer. Work with an agile, fast paced team focused on defending our client's global networks through threat hunting and tactical analysis of ongoing attacks. You will have the opportunity to work on highly visible projects that directly make an impact to the Nation's mission. Become a critical component in taking complex problems and delivering solutions that are simple yet elegant.

We are looking to this person as the SME for AD and SCCM and to make authoritative recommendations on infrastructure design. Building out an AD forest/domain is, strictly speaking, a sysadmin task, but the same person is also expected to develop the to-be design and be able to defend it to the customer and any review boards.

More About the Role:

  • Manage Windows Active directory accounts along with other software user accounts
  • Work with SCCM to monitor and update Windows environment, including task automation through scripting, etc.
  • Provide recommendations and fixes to technical problems in a cost-effective manner
  • Ensures continuous delivery of technical services through oversight of Service Level Agreements with End Users and monitoring of systems, programs and equipment performance
  • Automation of tasks using a combination of scripting and configuration management systems
  • Troubleshoot and perform break-fix tasks on all systems as necessary including servers, appliances and systems
  • Innovative critical and creative thinking to evaluate and solve issues
  • Evaluate server load and work with technical lead to implement tuning recommendations
  • Support server maintenance and special projects
  • Perform operating system software updates/upgrades
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers, both physical and virtual, and configure services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project / operational requirements
  • Manage software installation and patches for various platforms
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Create, maintain, and update documentation for standard operating procedures and disaster recovery
  • Design, build, and manage Windows Active Directory (AD) and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) infrastructure deployed across multiple locations
  • Develop process for lifecycle of Windows desktop/server images, from initial builds and patching to major OS version upgrades
  • Build and deploy Windows desktop and server images for integration with SCCM and other provisioning platforms
  • Architect a strategy for managed software deployed via SCCM, and build/deploy applications and packages as needed
You'll Bring These Qualifications:
  • Must have an active TS/SCI with Poly
  • Ideal candidate has prior experience with multi-site topologies and configurations for AD and SCCM, and is familiar with AD forest/domain trusts and replication
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience as a Windows Systems Administrator in a professional environment
  • Expert knowledge in Microsoft Infrastructure technologies - Windows 7, Windows 10, Windows server 2012-16, LDAP, Active Directory, Group Policy, SCCM, WSUS, SQP, Bit Locker
  • Familiarization using PowerShell for system administration, automation and client configuration
  • Experience implementing security standards in a fast-paced operational environment
  • Ability to work independently or under only general supervision
  • Strong customer service and technical writing skills
  • Oral communication skills, including the ability to give formal presentations to different audiences
  • Experience troubleshooting computer and network issues, developing or improving configuration management processes and procedures, and implementing these processes and procedures
  • Ability to work with system owners and developers to engage in joint project planning, execution and documentation
  • Strong understanding of network fundamentals and limited basic understanding of Linux
  • Ability to work creatively and analytically in a fast-paced environment
  • Willingness to support after hours operations as required
  • Experience with sponsor enterprise/mission network operations and policies
  • May require after hours support for system upgrades, etc.
  • Experience with System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) is a plus
  • Expert in Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), specifically in downstream/disconnected deployments
  • Extensive knowledge of Group Policy for AD and familiarity with STIGs, Microsoft Security Compliance Toolkit, and/or other reference baselines

What We Can Offer You:

- We've been named a Best Place to Work by the Washington Post.

- Our employees value the flexibility at CACI that allows them to balance quality work and their personal lives.

- We offer competitive benefits and learning and development opportunities.

- We are mission-oriented and ever vigilant in aligning our solutions with the nation's highest priorities.

- For over 60 years, the principles of CACI's unique, character-based culture have been the driving force behind our success.


Company Overview: At CACI, you will have the opportunity to make an immediate impact by providing information solutions and services in support of national security missions and government transformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian customers. CACI is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.

As a federal contractor, CACI is subject to any federal vaccine mandates or other customer vaccination requirements. All new hires are required to report their vaccination status.

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