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Windows Systems Admin (SAP2/3) in Linthicum Heights, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 5/15/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  950481
Apex Systems Inc., is immediately seeking a Windows Systems Admin (CSA 2/3) who is a self-starter, highly organized, has a strong drive for quality, and eagerness to learn/grow. This position will support one of our highly-regarded clients in the government arena, and offer a strong upside for growth & stability within the organization.
 
Client: Enterprise Government Integrator
Location: Linthicum, MD
Compensation: Competitive based on years of relevant experience & education
Clearance: Able to maintain a DOD Secret clearance
 
Description of Work:
  • Install, configure, and maintain Active Directory, Exchange, and third party migration products for the duration of the contract
  • Manage and support the Windows environment ensuring the security, integrity, and availability of authentication, authorization and LDAP related services to the enterprise environment.
  • Administer and maintain a Windows-based server network, with a combination of physical and virtual servers; light on virtual.
  • Install, configure, and troubleshoot group policy and administrative templates via Active Directory
  • Install, configure, troubleshoot, and maintain server-based applications running on the network including Exchange, Active Directory Services, and Lync.
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of active components, resources and key processes.
  • Reviewing system and directory services logs.
  • Work with other engineers to upgrade current environment to more updated software (ie. Windows 2003 to 2012)
  • Analyzes internal or external customer needs, and determines equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
  • Prepare security documentation for submission to regulatory agencies.
  • Recommends and implements system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management
  • Knowledge of NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503 information system requirements.
  • Troubleshoots network hardware and software failures and identifies root cause analysis.

 
Basic Qualifications:
  • Active DOD Secret clearance w/ Adjudicated PR in the past 5 years
  • Bachelor's Degree with 2-5+ years of relevant work experience, or 9+ years in lieu of degree. Degree must be in a Software Engineering, Computer Sciences, Communication, Management Information Systems, or related field.
  • 8570 IAT Level II Compliant; must have one of the following: Security+, CCNA Security, CCNP Security,  CISSP, CISA, GCED, GCIH, SSCP, GSEC
  • Minimum of 2-5+ years of experience within varying Windows systems/products including Active Directory, Exchange, Lync, etc…
  • Must have strong experience with Windows Server OS 2008 & 2012, as well as Win OS 2007 & 2010 Desktop side; to include building these servers from the ground up into production
  • Must have hands-on experience configuring, installing, and/or maintaining a Virtualized environment
    • Specific experience with VMware & VDI highly favorable
  • Demonstrated experience being part of and/or helping lead large system upgrades/migrations.
  • Experience supporting and doing basic troubleshooting Layer 2 network type of issues (vLAN, Port Security, VPN, Routers, Switches, WAN, etc…)
    • Experience with Network monitoring tools such as Nessus, Retina, ACAS.

 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in larger government contracts supporting Airforce or Navy
  • Experience with large systems migrations
  • Experience training junior team members
  • Experience in virtualized environments spinning up/down VMs
  • Any past Network Admin experience
  • Experience with RHEL 7 8