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Elite Technical is seeking a System Administrator (SA) Security Specialist to support our customer, a Federal Healthcare Insurance organization, in Washington DC. The SA will have a strong background in Server Security ie Security best practices hardening Windows, Linux and VMware host environments. The SA will be accountable for assisting the team to meet security deliverables and mandates in the server environments, to include; Citrix, VMware, server monitoring solutions, enterprise backup technologies, disaster recovery planning and execution, Active Directory, Exchange, Group policy, SAN technology, Imaging, DNS and Security. This is a 6 months + contract designated to convert to full time employment. Tasks and Deliverables include: * Application Whitelisting and Inventory* Endpoint Malware Detection and Prevention* Capability to protect DNS from attacks such as DNS cache poisoning, DNS hijacking, and other DNS specific attacks and automatically reconfigure DNS to block bad domains based on threat intelligence * Secure configurations for hardware and software* Scan computing devices (workstations, servers, network devices) against defined secure (hardened) configurations and alert on violations* Restrict access to administrative systems through the use of hardened "jump servers" * Security Event and Incident Response Coordination* Implement new security technologies/strategies using VMWare virtualizationAre you qualified and interested in learning more about this opportunity? Contact Elite Technical for immediate consideration.**About the Organizations**From health to wealth to well-being, Elite Technical believes that you deserve the best. We offer our team members an assigned recruiter representative, proactive support, competitive compensation, weekly payroll cycle and access to a comprehensive benefits program. Our client is an exceptional organization servicing the Federal Marketplace offering Health Insurance. They are experiencing exceptional growth and have a track record of integrating professionals into the organization and providing opportunities for learning, career growth and advancement.Required Skills * Eight (8+) plus years of System Administration experience* Solid understanding of Windows / Linux and VMware hosted environments* Clear background providing security hardening of these environments* Solid understanding of security best practices related to hardening of these environments* Security of DNS and DHCP Hosts* Secure Active Directory, Users, Groups and Objects* Basic network configurations to include TCP/IP, switches and VLans* Excellent customer service skillset* Excellent written, presentation and verbal communication skills* Strong analytical/problem solving skills* Ability to coordinate assigned tasks in line with department and company goals and objectives Company Description: Elite Technical Services has over two decades of practice credibility. We support all phases of IT project delivery (PMO), information technology service management (ITSM) and engineering implementation missions (Professional Services). Our customers include Federal Civilian and Defense Agencies as well as commercial Systems Integration firms from small disadvantaged businesses through Fortune 100 Companies. We combine the right talent with highly skilled outcomes-minded management to create a team that delivers program objectives and is focused on surpassing budget and schedule projections.