Windows System Administrator - Fairfax, Virginia United States - 36506



JOB DESCRIPTION

Job #: 36506
Title: Windows System Administrator
Job Location: Fairfax, Virginia - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: $140,000.00 - $190,000.00 - US Dollars - Yearly
Other Compensation: Plus 25% 401K PLUS PLUS
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes

WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?


We are seeking a skilled Windows System Administrator to join the Corporate IT Team.

Candidate must have a BS in a related field, industry certifications are preferred.

Candidate must have five or more years experience with Windows Server and built in roles (i.e. Active Directory, etc.) and a working knowledge of Linux.

JOB DESCRIPTION

We are seeking a skilled Windows System Administrator to join the Corporate IT Team.

Candidate must have a BS in a related field, industry certifications are preferred.

Candidate must have five or more years experience with Windows Server and built in roles (i.e. Active Directory, etc.) and a working knowledge of Linux.
 


DAILY ACTIVITIES:

• Achieves in-depth knowledge of company processes, systems, and networks

• Monitors assigned systems to ensure high availability, optimum performance, and security

• Designs, implements, secures, and maintains systems and associated applications, services, and components

• Assists with day-to-day operational maintenance, support, and upgrades

• Follows established IT policies and procedures to perform audits and ensure compliance

• Ensures data integrity by implementing standard software and hardware solutions.
 

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• BS in computer science, business administration, MIS, or related field

• COMPTIA Security+ certification

• Minimum of five (5) years of prior system administration experience
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Working knowledge and experience with Tier 1 Support (hardware/software/peripherals)

• Understanding and ability to implement information systems security best practices

• Able to work independently and as part of a team

• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

• Professionalism and courtesy in all interactions

• Working knowledge of core system administration protocols

• Works well under pressure and models a strong work ethic

• Focuses on results and follow through on commitments and assignments

• Must be US Citizen and Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI polygraph
 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience with SSL certificates and certificate authorities

• Experience with DCID 6/3 and/or ICD 503 Security Practices

• Git/Subversion familiarity

• JIRA (or equivalent task management) familiarity

• Networking (Routing/Subnetting/Layer) familiarity

• Storage (RAIDing/NAS/SAN) concept familiarity

QUALIFICATIONS

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

• BS in computer science, business administration, MIS, or related field

• COMPTIA Security+ certification

• Minimum of five (5) years of prior system administration experience
 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Working knowledge and experience with Tier 1 Support (hardware/software/peripherals)

• Understanding and ability to implement information systems security best practices

• Able to work independently and as part of a team

• Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills

• Professionalism and courtesy in all interactions

• Working knowledge of core system administration protocols

• Works well under pressure and models a strong work ethic

• Focuses on results and follow through on commitments and assignments

• Must be US Citizen and Active TS/SCI security clearance with CI polygraph
 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

• Experience with SSL certificates and certificate authorities

• Experience with DCID 6/3 and/or ICD 503 Security Practices

• Git/Subversion familiarity

• JIRA (or equivalent task management) familiarity

• Networking (Routing/Subnetting/Layer) familiarity

• Storage (RAIDing/NAS/SAN) concept familiarity

Education:
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree

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