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Casual Systems Administrator - ASD
Job SummaryAdministers and maintains an unclassified Windows Server (2008/2012) Active Directory domain. Also, assists in the system administration of other classified and unclassified servers.
Responsible for security compliance on domain resources for the AUTEC project.
Responsible for the daily administration of Windows 2008/2012 Active Directory domain, which includes OS/software installation, monitoring, troubleshooting, account management, and overall efforts to minimize system downtime.
- Administration of critical server infrastructure, including backup and recovery, file servers, virtual servers, anti-virus management, and SQL Server.
- Analyze logs, track and resolve software/hardware matters of significance pertaining to networking connectivity issues, printers, servers, and applications to meet business needs.
- Perform troubleshooting to isolate and diagnose common systems problems; document system events to ensure continuous functioning. Recommend and implement as approved.
- Upgrade system software and hardware components as required to meet business needs.
- Install, test, upgrade and configure systems and services to enhance performance.
- Utilize standard corporate or government approved tools to record change and problem activities for tracking purposes.
- Ensure DoD security compliance on all relevant systems, through vulnerability scanning and patch remediation using approved software tools.
- Manage DoD compliant system images for desktops and servers.
- Perform tasks outside of regular business hours as required; Create/maintain technical documentation, procedural documentation, and change management.
- Regular communication with management and other IT staff regarding system status, particularly with an eye toward operational impact.
- May serve as backup administrator for additional Active Directory domains.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in an associated discipline.
- Two (2) years of experience in related field may be substituted for each year of the four (4) years.
- Minimum five (5) years of experience as a MS Windows system administrator, and familiarity with industry best practices.
- Solid understanding of DoD Information Assurance requirements on Windows servers.
- CompTIA Security+ CE certificate is required. If the employee does not have the certification as of the employment start date, they will have six months from employment start date to obtain the certification.
- MCSA: System Administrator certification is required. Employee will have six months from the employment start date to obtain certification. If the employee does not have the MCSA certification as of the employment start date they will be required to have a Windows 10 certification within two months of the employment start date, followed by MCSA by six months of the employment start date.
- Experience managing/maintaining DNS and Active Directory.
- Managing the patch/upgrade cycle using automated tools, such as SCCM.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills.
- This position requires the individual to be eligible to obtain a US Government security clearance; US Citizenship is required.
- Must be able to reside in remote location with limited medical facilities.
- A valid US Passport and Driver’s License is required.