Systems Administrator (Cloud/Virtualization)

Washington, D.C
Jun 18, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Full Time


The Information Technology (IT) Division is responsible for the planning, development and management of the IT systems and subsystems that support the District of Columbia Courts' case flow, office automation, special programs and management operations. The incumbent will serve as a specialist providing network configuration and management support to Court users.

This position is open until filled and resumes will be reviewed every two weeks.

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The incumbent will be expected to provide outside of hours, on-call support for critical systems on a shift rotation basis and, where necessary, work the occasional weekend/evening to perform maintenance, upgrades, repairs or troubleshooting.

  • Assists in determining the Office 365 (O365)/Azure Cloud Strategy, acting as a Subject Matter Expert for the architecture, planning, implementation and support.
  • Designs, provisions and maintains the data center and end user computing solutions, including numerous virtualization technologies.
  • Creates and maintains documentation for the mail flow and network design, IP address and port traffic data, as well as service communications for the O365 environment.
  • Monitors the server, storage capacity and performance in both on-premises and cloud environments.
  • Diagnoses and resolves operating system and other server software problems on both physical and virtualized servers.
  • Designs, configures, installs, supports and maintains the Microsoft Active Directory and single sign-on functionality as well as group policies.
  • Reviews, participates and makes recommendations regarding the Disaster Recovery Procedures for Microsoft Systems.
  • Participates in compliance and security reviews as necessary.

Travel Required

Not required

Supervisory status

Promotion Potential


Conditions of Employment

  • Background and security investigation are required.
  • A probationary period of one (1) year must be successfully completed.

To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:
1. Resume
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or degree)
4. List of professional references

All required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in computer science, systems engineering, or a related field plus five (5) years of experience in Windows systems administration.

Knowledge of Office 365 and related technologies such as Active Directory, Azure, Exchange Online, Microsoft Teams, and OneDrive for Business and experience in Virtualization and cloud computing systems, which includes installing, configuring and maintaining Hyper-V hosts, virtual machines in cluster environment or in the cloud, creating and updating golden images, create and provision pooled desktop virtual machines is required.

The incumbent should be an enthusiastic and engaged professional who enjoys working with a diverse group of Court personnel and customers and lives the DC Courts' values of Accountability, Excellence, Fairness, Integrity, Respect, and Transparency.

Documentation of education must be submitted with your application or your application will not be considered.

Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted.


To qualify based on education, upload a copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.

Only education or degrees recognized by the U.S. Department of Education from accredited colleges, universities, schools, or institutions may be used to qualify for District of Columbia Courts employment. You can verify your education here:

Foreign Education: If you are using foreign education to meet the qualification requirements, you must upload a Certificate of Foreign Equivalency with your transcript at the time of application to receive credit for that education. For further information, visit:

Additional information

This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.

Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees.

All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date.

The safety of DC Court employees, contractors and the public is a top priority. In compliance with the guidelines published by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, the Courts has maximized its telework flexibilities. The ability and readiness for employees to telework impacts operational requirements and capabilities. This includes having a personal computer, tablet or mobile device which is not shared with secure internet connectivity.

How You Will Be Evaluated

You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above.

This position is open until filled and resumes will be reviewed every two weeks.

Upon receipt of your complete application package, a review of your application will be made to ensure that you meet the minimum qualification requirements. Answers submitted in the questionnaire must be supported on your resume.

Your resume must reflect the relevant experience and that you meet the minimum qualifications or your application will not be considered.

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Background checks and security clearance

Security clearance

Drug test required

Required Documents

1. Resume
2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire
3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or diploma)
4. List of professional references

If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:

Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education .

Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.

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