Systems Administrator - Top Secret Clearance

Arlington, VA
Apr 05, 2021
Apr 09, 2021
Full Time
WANTED: System Administrators (IAT II) to support the a DoD acquisition program in Arlington (VA).As an IT Systems Administrator, you will: Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to grow. Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan! Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company. A week in the life of an IT Systems Administrator: Provide system administration and configuration of specialized mission applications and software Optimize the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans and capabilities for all critical mission systems Develop and maintain system administration standard operating procedures, technical guides, and instructions Plan for authorized service interruptions and outages Respond to unexpected or unauthorized service interruptions and outages Diagnose software and hardware failures to resolution Implement and ensure security preventive measures are fully functioning Monitor and enhance system performance Test operating system and software upgrades, patches, and hot fixes before they are applied to the operational systems Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery capabilities for all identified critical mission systems Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us! Winner National Top Workplace Award 2021 AWARDED "BEST OF THE BEST" by US Veterans Magazine and "TOP 10 MILITARY FRIENDLY COMPANY" by #cjpost #LI-MF2Job RequirementsREQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: IAT II Certified (Security+ CE) Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility Bachelor's degree in STEM discipline (eg, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology) or equivalent experience 10+ years of strong technical IT infrastructure / systems experience, including but not limited to: Microsoft Windows Group Policy, NTFS, DNS, DHCP, and LAN administration Advanced knowledge of & experience working with Windows client, server, and networking technologies such as Active Directory 2012R2 (or newer) and Exchange 2016 Advanced experience in managing these Windows Server technologies to include SQL Server, System Center (SCCM, SCOM), SharePoint, etc. on VMWare and the optimization of these platforms Experience with SAN storage technologies and integration VMWare, specifically with EMC storage systems Experience with configuring Layer 2 and 3 Cisco switches to support a virtualized environment and maximizing network performance Advanced knowledge of systems administration, optimization, and industry best practices Extensive experience with networking, desktops / laptops, servers, virtualization, managing data, applications, websites, and database supporting a multi-site, multi-domain Windows forest Solid understanding of PowerShell Desired Experience: 10+ years of enterprise-level Active Directory administration Administrator with one or more of the following designations: MCITP, MCSA, MCSE Solid understanding of VBScript 10+ years of work experience with MS Exchange 5+ years of extensive hands-on experience supporting Exchange 2010-2016 including experience with Exchange server failover and cluster management Extensive experience administering, monitoring, and troubleshooting complex messaging environments CLEARANCE: Active Top Secret with SCI eligibility Will accept technical certification credit for military experience, where possible EOE M/F/Disability/Veterans