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Senior Windows Server Systems Admin/Engineer
Posted on 11/2/2022
INACTIVE
Locations
Bethesda, MD, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Agile
AWS
Linux/Unix
Management
Microsoft Azure
Operating Systems
Powershell
Splunk
Requirements
  • Requires a bachelor's degree and 12+ years of relevant experience, additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
  • Experience in a supervisory and/or mentorship capacity
  • System security engineering expertise in one or more of the following: system security design process; engineering life cycle; information domain; cross domain solutions; commercial off-the-shelf and government off-the-shelf cryptography; identification; authentication; and authorization; system integration; risk management; intrusion detection; contingency planning; incident handling; configuration control; change management; auditing; certification and accreditation process; principles of IA (confidentiality, integrity, non-repudiation, availability, and access control); and security testing
  • Possesses and applies expertise on multiple complex work assignments. Assignments may be broad in nature requiring originality and innovation in determining how to accomplish tasks
  • Background in Windows server setup, deployment and maintenance
  • Experience with hardening Windows environments
  • Significant experience with system administration of server operating systems such as Microsoft Server (2012 R2/2016/2019)
  • Proficient experience with one or more of the following: MECM, SCCM, Active Directory, Exchange, Virtualization
  • Experience with integrating windows environments with monitoring solutions such as Microsoft SCOM and Splunk
  • Familiarity with supporting virtual desktops running Microsoft Windows
  • Extensive Experience with Scripting/Automation through PowerShell or other scripting languages
  • Experience troubleshooting issues in a growing environment
  • Extensive Experience with log reviews, incident analysis, and identification of issue trends
  • Experience with server patch management methodologies, such as SCCM or MECM
  • Experience with installing, configuring, and managing active directory, DNS, DHCP, IIS, and other Microsoft COTS products
  • Time management skills with the ability to work within an IT Service Management/ticketing system independently
  • Ability to triage and properly classify incidents and prioritize work efforts accordingly
  • Strong oral and written communications skills
  • Experience establishing goals and plans that meet project objectives
  • Track record of working effectively within a team, and support to peers toward improved processes and results
  • Perform systems requirements analysis, functional analysis, timeline analysis, trade studies, requirements allocation and interface definition, technical management, integration, system testing, and quality assurance
  • Must be able to work independently to develop solutions to technical problems
  • Candidate must, at a minimum, meet DoD 8570.11- IAT Level II certification requirements (currently Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, GSEC, or SSCP along with an appropriate computing environment (CE) certification)
Responsibilities
  • Review C&A documentation providing feedback on completeness and compliance of its content
  • Perform system installation, configuration maintenance, account maintenance, signature maintenance, patch management, and troubleshooting of operational IA and CND systems
  • Operates with appreciable latitude in developing methodology and presenting solutions to problems
  • Contributes to deliverables and performance metrics where applicable
  • Responsible for technical planning, system hardware-software-network design, development and integration, verification and validation, and fielding
  • Provide technical support, administration, and monitoring of Microsoft Windows systems within a physical and virtual environment
  • Decommission server(s) upon request through approved engineering change solution
  • Install and/or remove service application and scripting components
  • Maintain server hardware and software assets in compliance with supporting third party vendor and lease requirements
  • Implement capacity planning and tuning actions for server assets
  • Provide support for the implementation, troubleshooting and maintenance of IT systems. Rapidly distinguish isolated user problems from enterprise-wide application and system problems
  • Support operations, maintenance and troubleshooting for end user workstations, to include desktop applications
  • Lead effort to collect data, conduct analysis, develop, and implement solutions associated with incident tickets and requirements
  • Seek opportunities for continuous improvement to support effective and efficient operations
  • Develop and document solutions to complex technical issues
  • Provide follow-up reports (technical findings, feedback, and resolution steps taken) for Root Cause Analysis and process improvement initiatives
  • Support customer requirements in a 24/7/365 environment and be able to provide on-call support during outages occurring after hours; may involve shift work
  • Update operations and monitoring documentation for 24/7/365 Operations Watch personnel
  • Responsible for the security and management of Windows servers in multiple production environments
  • Solve complex integration and technical Windows and Hyper-V problems in a dynamic fast-paced environment
  • Perform automation tasks through scripting and testing
Desired Qualifications
  • Knowledge of AWS or Azure cloud services and the cloud ecosystem
  • Experience operating and maintaining systems in a Linux environment
  • Certification relating to Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Certification or MCSA (Microsoft Certified System Administrator)
  • Experience with SAN or network storage setup and administration
  • Experience working in an Agile environment
  • Familiarity with Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) concepts and solutions
  • Experience with troubleshooting within a security environment
  • Experience with backup and restore procedures
Leidos

10,001+ employees

Scientific & engineering systems integration service
Company Overview
Leidos’s mission is to make the world safer, healthier, and more efficient through technology, engineering, and science. The company is a leader in systems integration and technical solutions while working closely with all branches of the U.S. military, the U.S. Department of Defense, other U.S. government civil agencies, and also customers in select markets across the globe.
Benefits
  • Medical, dental, & vision insurance
  • Health Savings account
  • Income protection
  • PTO
  • Paid parental leave
  • Jury duty pay
  • Bereavement leave
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Family Benefits
Company Core Values
  • Integrity: Is having the courage to make tough ethical decisions, taking pride in our work, being transparent with our team, and being respectful of everyone.
  • Inclusion: Is fostering a sense of belonging, welcoming all perspectives and contributions, and providing equal access to opportunities and resources for everyone.
  • Innovation: Is not limited to our engineers and scientists. It is acting as a catalyst. Being tenacious and curious to help us excel and be a part of a learning organization.
  • Agility: Is being flexible, creative, and resilient. It is our ability to think and act small while using the size and strength of our balance sheet to our advantage.
  • Collaboration: Is being team-oriented and proactively engaging to meet shared objectives. It is about building relationships and staying connected with each other.
  • Commitment: Is being accountable, taking ownership, modeling servant leadership, and operating with a sense of urgency to our customers and teams.