Systems Administrator II

5 days left

Herndon, VA
Nov 05, 2021
Dec 05, 2021
Full Time

For more than 70 years, Northwest Federal Credit Union has provided valuable financial products and services for our members. Northwest offers employees a comprehensive benefits program including: medical and dental plans, paid time off, a generous 401k match, student loan assistance, parental leave, and the opportunity to grow professionally through a wide range of job-based, classroom and online training resources. Northwest Federal Credit Union has been recognized, for the second consecutive year, as a 2021 Top Workplace by The Washington Post and we believe that our success is built upon the excellence and achievement of our employees. Together, we serve and inspire to transform lives.

System Administrator II is a full-time position and operates as a member of the IT Infrastructure group. Maintains and supports the integrity of the operating system environment and various computer systems. Administers, installs and troubleshoots a variety of operating systems. Performs systems maintenance tasks, such as system back-up, recovery and file maintenance. Schedules, installs, and tests system software upgrades. Additionally configures software and resolves technical problems.


  • Coordinate and collaborate with network engineering, business application, and database administration function to ensure availability, reliability, and scalability of corporate networks and servers to meet business demands
  • Ensure that proposed and existing systems architectures remain aligned with organizational goals and objectives
  • Assist in creating system design models, specifications, diagrams, and charts to provide direction to system programming and development teams
  • Deploy workstations, network devices, servers, storage devices, printers, scanners, firewalls, encryption systems, and all host security systems
  • Manage servers, including e-mail, print, and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software
  • Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
  • Manage enterprise directory services and supporting server infrastructure
  • Perform upgrades of existing client server based business applications as required
  • Coordinate and perform in-depth tests, including end-user reviews, for modified and new systems
  • Perform file system configuration and management; define and perform server backups and recovery procedures
  • Design and perform server and security audits, system backup procedures, and other recovery processes in accordance with the company\u2019s disaster recovery and business continuity strategies
  • Serve as cornerstone for escalating server issues; provide timely response to customer escalations
  • Remains cognizant of and adheres to NWFCU policies and procedures as well as regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act (BSA)


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in the Information Systems field
  • Experience with VMware virtualization technologies
  • Experience installing, configuring and maintaining Microsoft Windows server environments
  • Knowledge of cloud based technologies available from Azure, AWS and Google Cloud

  • Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining Linux server environments

As a COVID-19 safety measure, our employees must either provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination or follow additional safety protocols, including testing.

EEO Notice

Northwest Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

NWFCU complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at 703-709-8900 or