Windows System Administrator III
Job Description Summary MAXIMUS is seeking a mid-level Windows System Administrator 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 assignedProject Requirements:* Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university required, equivalent experience will be considered in lieu of degree* At least five (5) 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* Prior Government experience preferred* Experience with the following software preferred: o Powershell o SolarWinds o TripWire o SCCMAdditional Requirements as per contract/client:* Ability to obtain and maintain a Public Trust Security Clearance* United States Citizenship Essential Duties and Responsibilities:- Install and configure servers and applications on operating system platforms.- Manage a variety of storage solutions and file systems.- Perform vulnerability remediation and patching and provide security artifacts when required.- Maintain data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.- Responsible for system security and data integrity.- Assign passwords and monitor use of resources.- May produce IT Security artifacts, business reports, data call reports, forms, etc.Minimum Requirements:- Minimum of 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years with a Master's degree; or equivalent work experience. * This is for 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 https://www.maximus.com. 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.