Principal IT Administrator
Market Job Title Principal IT Administrator Requisition Number 8009BR Company EchoStar Corporate Job Category Information Technology Geographic Location (posting location) MD-Germantown-EXP Job Description (Do of the Job) EchoStar Corporation is transforming the satellite and telecommunication industries with its renowned enterprise, government, and consumer solutions and services. The corporate functions supporting these technologies offer employees career growth and success in fields such as Accounting/Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology, Legal, and more! With locations coast to coast - come launch your career with EchoStar and see where the future takes you!EchoStar is seeking a Principal IT Administrator for it's office in Germantown, MD to gather requirements, design, architect, plan, and implement system solutions for a Windows platform to meet customer requirements. Candidate will utilize knowledge in the following to complete the functions of this position: Web Servers, Virtualization, Cloud, Azure, O365, PowerShell, Databases, Networks, cabling, new installations and migrations are required. Position will be required to display superior technical ability, demonstrated team skills, written and oral communication skills, and formal documentation skills. Qualification/Skills (Know of the Job) Basic Requirements:BS in Computer Science, MIS or equivalent, and 12+ years of related experience.5- years in SOX environment5+ years in a Windows Server lead positionThis position requires ITAR access-candidate must be a US Citizen or Permanent ResidentPreferred Qualifications: 10+ years of Systems Administration experience and expertise with Active Directory, Exchange, OCS, LYNC, SQL, Citrix and SharePointStrong working knowledge and previous experience configuring and administering Windows services such as Active Directory, DNS, DHCP,AD LDS, LDAP, CISCO VOIP, Certificate Authority, SOX and Group Policies.Strong knowledge and understanding of scripting and active directory and windows server management toolsPrevious experience administering multi domain and multi forest active directory farms.Experience with Active Directory Migration, cleanup, hardening, health check and optimization.Tier 3 level support to troubleshoot and resolve Active Directory issuesProblem resolution including root cause analysis.Experience with Identity Access Management solutions and Citrix is a plus.Monitoring of infrastructure and responding to alerts within the environment. Performs pro-active and preventative maintenance.Minimum 10 years' experience in:Hardening Windows operating systems to enterprise compliance.Active Directory design.Large scale datacenter design and operations.Managing Active Directory architecture and replication in a multi forest/domain environment.Managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs, support of file and print services, DNS, DHCP, Certificate Authority, Domain Controller, and organizational unit management.Managing Windows systems, including Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012.Building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers in multi-tenant enterprise environments.Minimum 7 Years' experience in:SharePoint 2007 through 2013ExchangeWorking with virtual infrastructure (ie VMWare).Utilizing VB/PowerShell to automate common functions.Minimum 1 year AzureRelevant and current Microsoft certifications. EchoStar Corporation (NASDAQ: SATS) headquartered in Englewood, CO, with additional locations world-wide, is a premier global provider of satellite solutions and technology services. Together with its major subsidiaries-EchoStar Satellite Services and Hughes Network Systems- EchoStar offers employees the opportunity to explore the boundaries of what's possible in the fields of engineering and the business functions transforming this engineering into revenue. At EchoStar we know the excitement of new endeavors. We pride ourselves in not just our engineering expertise, but as pioneers forging technological change to improve the lives of our customers. We are Connecting the World in new and exciting ways, and offer you the opportunity to learn more about how EchoStar family of companies could be the right destination for you! EchoStar and its Affiliated Companies are committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. US Citizenship is required for certain positions. EEO is the law.