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Systems Administrator 2 - DC Metro - DHS
St. Elizabeth, DC | Permanent
Our client is a premier electrical design-build and systems integration firm for complex, mission-critical organizations. The capabilities include electrical, electronic security, telecommunications, life-safety, instrumentation and control, and command and control systems. Our client serves a diverse group of markets including Fortune 1000 corporations; universities; high tech and biotech firms; Federal; state, and local government clients; and other organizations with large scale, complex, and mission-critical infrastructure needs. The company employs more than 2, 500 professionals in offices throughout the Eastern United States, Europe and the Middle East.
An excellent benefits package is included covering a competitive salary; medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance; paid-time off; tuition reimbursement; 401k Retirement Plan and Military Reserve pay offset.
Our client is looking for talented IT System Administrator to join its technology team. The IT System Administrator is involved in evaluating and scheduling system patches, upgrades and changes at the customer site. The IT System Administrator determines root cause of complex network and system problems.
Responsibilities include: resolving escalated trouble tickets; preforming server maintenance and updates, replacing hardware as needed; updating Operating Systems and Anti-virus definitions; performing PC imaging as required; assisting in maintenance calls relating to workstations, software and servers; trouble shooting and resolving server event logs and communication systems; participating in the implementation phase for projects; documenting and tracking model and serial numbers for inventory tracking; performing and documenting warranty research to ensure all equipment warranties are valid; developing and maintain preventative maintenance checklists. The IT System Administrator reports directly to the Senior IT Systems Administrator/Special Projects Manager
- Experience with MS Windows Server and Active Directory is a must. Candidates must have the ability to develop technical documentation in support of system maintenance. Experience with virtualization is desired.
- Minimum requirements: Two to six (2-6) years of experience troubleshooting medium to large scale network and systems with a heavy emphasis on complex issue resolution.
- Clearance: TS/ SCI
- Education: High School Diploma or equivalent; A Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Math or Physics is preferred.
- Desired Certifications: cCure9000, Microsoft Windows 2012 R2, VMware Certified Associate and one of the following(CompTIA CSA+, CompTIA Security+, CCNA-Security, GICSP, GSEC, SSCP)
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: TS /SCI
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: EOD HQ
Potential for Teleworking: No
Shift: Day Job