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Cloud Windows Administrator in Radford, VA at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 3/11/2019

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Job Description

Job #:  925818

Apex Systems, America’s second largest technical staffing firm, has an opportunity for a Sr. Windows Server Administrator with a DoD client in beautiful Southwest Virginia. This is a fast-paced, cutting edge data center offering room for advancement, professional and technical growth and long term stability.

If interested in this, or any other opportunities in the DoD space, please send a resume and best contact information to Tia Bracken, Sr. Professional Recruiter, via
Candidates must be US Citizens and able to obtain and maintain at minimum an interim secret clearance, per a condition of employment. 

Location: Radford, VA (Low cost of living, beautiful scenery)

Terms: Long Term W2 Contract

Benefits for this project: PTO and Paid Holidays, Short/Long term disability, 401k plan, Health/Dental/Vision, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts

Certifications Required:

  1. CompTIA Security+ or otherwise 8570 compliant certification  (can be obtained after offer)
  2. Computing Environment (CE) Certification (i.e., MCSE, Server+, etc.) – can be waived for 30 days after project join date.

Key Aspects of Windows Server Admin:

  • Project Details: Supporting Windows 03/08/12 Servers, SCCM, VMware/Hyper-V environment
  • Salary Range:  120,000/year depending on experience  
  • Environment: Large, multifaceted data center
  • Additional Aspects: Strong growth potential (transition towards lead/architecure down the road), technical training (i.e. Pluralsight license), certification discounts (CompTIA, Microsoft and Cisco), potential remote work flexibility 
  • Key Requirements: 3+ years Windows Server Administration


  • We offer weekly pay, direct deposit, competitive pay rates, PTO and paid holidays
  • Health/Medical benefits, Life Insurance, 401k, Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Discounts to most major certification programs, access to multiple technical training platforms and programs

Why SW Virginia?

  • Beautiful scenery Blue Ridge Parkway(!)
  • Low cost of living
  • Access to many major cities on the east coast within a few hours ((2hr 20 min to Charlotte, 4hr to DC, 3hr to Richmond)

Position Requirements

WINDOWS Administrator:  This position is for a Windows Systems Administrator for a mixed and growing environment of VMWare View, SCCM, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008, Solaris and Red Hat. This position will work with the existing Operations Branch administrative teams (Desktop Support, Windows and Unix Administration) to design, implement, manage, maintain, deploy, troubleshoot and support customer environments. This position will require implementing new system hardware and software, and developing local operating procedures and policies as needed or requested. This position will need to be adept at monitoring the ongoing operation of the desktops and servers while providing utilization reports to identify problems and corrective actions as needed.

Required Skills

  • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience supporting Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2008r2, VMware vSphere5, Citrix XenApp 5.0/6.5 product suite, Managing Active Directory Users and Computers and Group Policies, IIS 6.0 and higher, ability to multitask and work in a fast paced environment









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