Softworld Windows Systems Administrator - Crystal City in Crystal City, Virginia

Windows Systems Administrator - Crystal City

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Date posted:

October 06, 2016

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Crystal City, VA

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Title: Windows Systems Administrator

Duration: 9+ months; extensions likely (possibility of perm)

Location: Crystal City, VA

Description: We have an immediate need for a Systems Administrator to support a virtualized windows environment. In this role, you will primary support Tier 2 work while also being the escalation point for the Tier 1 help desk team. You will support systems, servers, and workstations as needed. You will also keep track of the service logs. Secret clearance is required as well as Security+ certification (or higher).

Required Skills: • Bachelors Degree and 8 years of experience; 12 years in lieu of degree. • Secret clearance minimum • IAT II OR IAT III certification minimum (Security+, Network+, CISSP, CASP, GCIH, GSE*, GSEC, CISA, etc.) • 5 years of experience with Microsoft operating systems • Hands-on experience using patch management systems, preferably Shavlik and WSUS • Able to support Remedy • Experience supporting content management solutions (MS SharePoint, Open Text Content Management Server) • Experience creating and managing Group Policy Objects • Hands-on experience in VMware virtualization across-platforms is a bonus • Recent and relevant hands-on experience with the administration of database (MS SQL/Oracle) backups and restores • Understanding of Active Directory infrastructure, design and interface capabilities with other MS products • Familiar with DNS

Desired Skills: • Microsoft Certifications