Windows Systems Admin
Apex Systems Inc., is immediately seeking a Windows Systems Admin who is a self-starter, highly organized, has a strong drive for quality, and eagerness to learn/grow. This position will support one of our highly-regarded clients in the government arena, and offer a strong upside for growth within the organization. Client: Enterprise Government Integrator Location: Linthicum, MD Compensation: Competitive based on years of relevant experience & education Clearance: Able to Obtain or Maintain an active TS/SCI CI-Poly Description of Work: Install, configure, and maintain Active Directory, Exchange, and third party migration products for the duration of the contract Manage and support the Windows environment ensuring the security, integrity, and availability of authentication, authorization and LDAP related services to the enterprise environment. Administer and maintain a Windows-based server network, with a combination of physical and virtual servers; light on virtual. Install, configure, and troubleshoot group policy and administrative templates via Active Directory Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain server-based applications running on the network including Exchange, Active Directory Services, and Lync. Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of active components, resources and key processes. Reviewing system and directory services logs. Work with other engineers to upgrade current environment to more updated software (ie. Windows 2003 to 2012) Analyzes internal or external customer needs, and determines equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems. Prepare security documentation for submission to regulatory agencies. Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management Knowledge of NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503 information system requirements. Troubleshoots network hardware and software failures and identifies root cause analysis. Basic Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree with 8 years of experience or 12+ years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree. Degree must be in a Software Engineering, Computer Sciences, Communication, Management Information Systems, or related field. Minimum of 6+ years of experience within varying Windows systems/products including Active Directory, Exchange, Lync, etc Strong experience with legacy Windows/UNIX OS such as 2003, Win 7/8 as well as strong experience with 2008, 2010, & 2012 (server & desktop side) Experience being part of and/or helping lead large system upgrades/migrations. Experience supporting and doing basic troubleshooting Layer 2 network type of issues (Vlan, Port Security, VPN, etc ) Experience with Network monitoring tools such as Nessus, Retina, ACAS. Experience with virtualized environments utilizing VMware Knowledge of NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503/ FISMA information system requirements. Excellent communication & team player mentality, while also being able to be self sufficient Preferred Qualifications: Experience in larger government contracts supporting Airforce or Navy Experience with large systems migrations Experience training junior team members Any past Network Admin experience Experience with RHEL 7 or 8 EEO Employer Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at [Click Here to Email Your Resume] or 844-463-6178.