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Windows System Administrator

TekStream Solutions
Arlington, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Overview

By Light is seeking a Windows System Administrator to be responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of computer systems in support of the Compartmented Enterprise Services Office (CESO) NOC.  The Windows SysAdmin will ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of the systems they manage meet the needs of the users. The Windows System Administrator may be required to install or upgrade components and software; provide routine automation; maintain security policies; troubleshoot; train staff; or offer technical support for projects.

 

With the CESO program, the Defense Information System Agency (DISA) is looking to transform the existing Secure Web Services (SWS) environment, used to provide secure information sharing to the community, into a more mature service offering to meet the DoD and IC community.  As part of this task order, By Light will manage the commercial cloud migration and disestablishment of VSD and CIS, fully automate the continuous development & continuous integration environment, fourth estate consolidation, professionalize services – ITIL/DevSecOps based processes, improve the customer experience 1st call resolution, and achieve development of a service catalog for Defense Working Capital Fund (DWCF) Model.

Responsibilities

  • Create, maintain, and implement detailed documentation for standard systems operating procedures to be used across the enterprise.
  • Develop, implement, and monitor policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Analyze available hardware and software from outside vendors and make recommendation for purchase and installation of cost-effective solutions.
  • Review work performed by lower-level technical staff.
  • Work both independently as well as in coordination with network administrators to maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer system.

Required Experience/Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree and 4+ years of overall related experience with a Windows servers environment (e.g. 2008r2 and 2012r2). Additional experience, education and training may be considered in lieu of degree.

  • Currently possess DoD 8750 certification at least IAT level II, e.g Security+ce.

  • Ability to work in a 24/7 operation. 

  • Ability to work a rotating shift schedule, available shifts include: 0600-1400 (6:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.), 1400-2200 (2:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.), 2200-0600 (10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m.)

  • Experience with configuration, troubleshooting and maintaining VMware environments.

  • Experience with Remote Desktop Services

  • Experience with PowerShell scripting and experience in other languages like Python.

  • Experience with application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

  • Experience with Security Content Automation Protocol (SCAP)

  • Experience with Group Policy Management (GPO) and applying Local Security Policies

  • Experience with Windows Task Scheduler

  • Experience Managing Active Directory

  • Experience with System (hardware) and application (software) installation and configuration.

  • Application of security settings and other commercial best practices such as DISA STIGS.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications

  • Prior experienced with DISA and DISA’s support to mission partners

  • TS/SCI w/CI Poly Preferred

  • Integration of Network Management (NM) and Element Management (EM) systems with network performance, trouble ticketing, and security subsystems highly desired.  

  • Experience with support systems to include enclave Ethernet switches, storage area networks (SAN), and network attached storage (NAS). 

  • Candidates with a thorough knowledge of networking principles to included TCP/IP a plus. 

  • Experience with a ticketing system such as BMC Remedy.

  • ITIL v3 Foundation certified

  • Linux OS experience.

  • Solaris OS experience.

  • Experience working with virtual environments.

Special Requirements/Security Clearance

  • Currently possess an active TS/SCI security clearance; candidate may be asked to obtain CI Poly in future.
  • By Light does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters; vaccination requirements and testing are subject to the status of the federal contractor mandate and customer site requirements; testing is at the cost of the employee.

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By Light provides a broad range of hardware, software, engineering, and IT integration services. Headquartered in Tysons, VA, we support defense, civilian, commercial, and health IT customers worldwide. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes: medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, and 401(k) match.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

TekStream Solutions

Address

Arlington, VA
USA

Industry

Technology

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