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Senior Windows System Administrator

TAD PGS, Inc Washington, DC

TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking a Senior Windows System Administrator for one of our clients in Washington, DC.**Candidate must be able to obtain and maintain a Public Trust. Please click on this link if you have any questions on how to obtain a clearance
-clearance/Position requires U.S. Citizenship.** :

-Document all platform service processes and procedures and maintain the artifacts in a document repository;
-Perform systems operation support, including server system administration, general troubleshooting, and troubleshooting of complex engineering issues for hardware, software, and network components;
-Participate in disaster recovery (DR) planning and execution in support of customer requirements;
-Support data center consolidation efforts; Provide expertise and assistance in migrations to managed service(s);
-Design, build, and test application upgrades within specified timeframes.
-Manage and maintain Windows servers in the customer data centers; work directly with customers as required to ensure their needs are met Work in a rapid paced environment and work independently.
-Maintain the smooth operation of a multi
-user computer systems, including coordination with other administrators, customers and engineers
-Set up administrator and service accounts, tune system performance, install system wide software.
-Interact with users and evaluate vendor products.
-Evaluate hardware and software, with the goal of improving and increasingly automating operations.
-Develop and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
-Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation and maintain standard operating procedures.
-Apply security settings and other commercial security best practices Provide support on a M
-F business hours schedule;
-Provide support on a M
-F business hours schedule; also responsible for on
-call, extended hour, and weekend support as required by mission or emergency situations.Tools:
-Microsoft Windows Server 2008 and newer;
-Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager;
-(SCCM) 2012 and newer;
-Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) 2012 R2 and newer;
-Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS);
-Microsoft Azure Backup;
-Symantec End
-Point Protection 14 and newer;
-Citrix XenApp 7.9 and newer;
-Veritas NetBackup 8.0 and newer;
-Veritas Enterprise Vault 12 and newer;
-NetIQ Directory and Resource Administrator (DRA) 9.1 and newer;
-NetIQ Self Service Password Reset (SSPR) 4.3 and newer;
-Directory Services (MDS).Required Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in a relevant technical discipline and 12 years of overall related experience with a Windows server environment; additional related years of experience is accepted instead of a degree.
-Professional Level hands
-on knowledge of Windows server administration is required for this position.
-Relevant work experience as a Windows systems administrator with an IT equipment vendor, service provider, or a data center.
-Maintain and administer a multi
-site, multi
-farm Windows server on
-premises infrastructure and in Azure Cloud IaaS environment
-Understanding of Windows Server design, configuration and administration.
-PowerShell Scripting experience.
-Completing registry backups and modifications.
-Group Policy Management (GPO) and application of Local Security Policies.
-Use of Windows Task Scheduler.
-Application of security settings/STIGs and other commercial security best practices.
-System (hardware) and application (software) installation and configuration.
-System monitoring using installed tools as well as external tools.
-Experience with configuration, troubleshooting and maintaining virtual and cloud environments.
-Excellent written and verbal communications skills.
-Ability to multitask and function in a fast
-paced environment.Desired Qualification/Skills:
-MCSE certification;
-ITIL training and certification;
-Past experience with the Department of Justice;
-DOJ or DOD Active Clearance;
-Customer interface experience;
-Managing Active Directory/ADFS and DFS;
-Network knowledge and experience;
-Working knowledge of NetApp and other storage devices;
-Exposure to SQL and Oracle and database concepts and installations;
-ITSM knowledge and experience, particularly with Remedy.TAD PGS, INC. specializes in delivering secure, reliable and rapidly implemented workforce solutions to the U.S. Federal marketplace, including U.S. Government agencies and their prime contractors. With more than 50 years of experience, TAD PGS, INC. has earned a reputation for accountability, a value that government agencies and prime contractors both demand and deserve.TAD PGS, INC. sources professionals for the full spectrum of federal positions, from administrative to management, and those contracts requiring extremely niche
-oriented technical skills and the highest levels of security clearance. VEVRAA Federal Contractor / Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals / EOE Protected Veterans/Disability



Washington, DC
20002 USA