Windows System Administrator IV
Job Description Summary MAXIMUS is seeking a Systems Administrator IV to join our team in Suitland, MD. This position will install new software releases and system upgrades as well as evaluate and install patches and resolve software-related problems. Work after hours and at other NOAA facilities may be required periodically. Job Duties: Install new software releases and system upgrades Evaluate and install patches and resolve software-related problems Perform system backups and recovery Maintain data files and monitor system configuration to ensure data integrity Maintain responsibility for system security and data integrity Assign passwords and monitor use of resources Produce IT Security artifacts, business reports, data call reports, forms, etc. Perform additional duties as assigned Requirements: Bachelor s Degree from an accredited college or university required, equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree At least 8 years of system administration experience required Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio and Project) Experience managing Windows Domain Controllers and Active Directory Experience using Windows Server Update Services (WSUS) patch server Experience implementing Group Policy Strong verbal and written communication skills Strong analytical and problem-solving skills Highly detail-oriented and productivity-oriented Organized, timely, and customer service-oriented Ability to work well independently and in a team setting Adaptability, flexibility and ability to deal with ambiguity and change Excellent attention to detail and good analytical skills Government experience preferred Experience with the following software preferred: o Powershell o SolarWinds o TripWire o SCCM Additional Requirements as per contract/client: Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Clearance United States Citizenship Essential Duties and Responsibilities: - Work to collect requirements from the diverse customer base, perform the appropriate analysis, develop the strategic roadmap, and all associated documentation. - Act as the primary point of contact between the Desktop Team the Windows Server Team and Engineering Teams. - Serve as a subject matter expert with regards to Windows Active Directory and Associate services. - Design, implement and configure the systems needed to support an enterprise AD infrastructure and an enterprise windows desktop environment consisting of 20,000 Pcs and laptops. - Manage the day to day activities of the Windows Desktop Team. - Ensure that the 20,000 Windows PCs and laptops in the environment are patched and in compliance security requirements. - Manage and be familiar with SCOM 2012, SCCM 2012 BigFix, and BigFix. - Create training material(s) to provide to the customer on all solutions implemented. - Create standard operating procedures on all solutions implemented. - Research, evaluate and remain current on emerging tools, techniques and IT technologies. - Work closely with client to perform technical and requirements analysis. Minimum Requirements: - Typically requires a minimum of 8 years of related experience with a Bachelor s degree; or 6 years and a Master s degree; or a PhD with 3 years experience; or equivalent experience. - Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. - Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. - Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise. **Computer Professional Job Profile MAXIMUS Introduction Since 1975, MAXIMUS has operated under its founding mission of Helping Government Serve the People, enabling citizens around the globe to successfully engage with their governments at all levels and across a variety of health and human services programs. MAXIMUS delivers innovative business process management and technology solutions that contribute to improved outcomes for citizens and higher levels of productivity, accuracy, accountability and efficiency of government-sponsored programs. With more than 30,000 employees worldwide, MAXIMUS is a proud partner to government agencies in the United States, Australia, Canada, Saudi Arabia, Singapore and the United Kingdom. For more information, visit EEO Statement: Active military service members, their spouses, and veteran candidates often embody the core competencies MAXIMUS deems essential, and bring a resiliency and dependability that greatly enhances our workforce. We recognize your unique skills and experiences, and want to provide you with a career path that allows you to continue making a difference for our country. We re proud of our connections to organizations dedicated to serving veterans and their families. If you are transitioning from military to civilian life, have prior service, are a retired veteran or a member of the National Guard or Reserves, or a spouse of an active military service member, we have challenging and rewarding career opportunities available for you. A committed and diverse workforce is our most important resource. MAXIMUS is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. MAXIMUS provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status or disabled status.