Windows Systems Admin in Linthicum Heights, MD at APEX Systems

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Job #:  859631

Apex Systems Inc., is immediately seeking a Windows Systems Admin 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 within the organization.

 

Client: Enterprise Government Integrator

Location: Linthicum, MD

Compensation: Competitive based on years of relevant experience & education

Clearance: Active 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:

  • Bachelor's Degree with 5-7 years of experience or 9+ years of relevant work experience in lieu of degree. Degree must be in a Software Engineering, Computer Sciences, Communication, Management Information Systems, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of experience within varying Windows systems/products including Active Directory, Exchange, Lync, etc…
  • Strong experience with Windows 2008, 2010, & 2012 (server & desktop side)
    • Rack & stack of bare metal server hardware, is the focus
  • 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, etc…)
    • Experience with Network monitoring tools such as Nessus, Retina, ACAS.
  • Experience with virtualized environments utilizing VMware
  • Knowledge of NISPOM (Chapter 8) and/or DCID 6/3-ICD 503/ FISMA information system requirements.
  • 8570 IAT Level II Compliant; must have one of the following: Security+, CCNA, GICSP, or SSCP
  • Excellent communication & team player mentality, while also being able to be self sufficient

 

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 utilizing VMware
  • Any past Network Admin experience
  • Experience with RHEL 7 or 8