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1776 - Windows Systems Administrator

Washington, District of Columbia
Top Secret

OVERVIEW:

The individual provides System Administration support to the Joint Staff Support Center (JSSC) at the Pentagon.

GENERAL DUTIES:

  • The individual will implement, manage, and maintain Windows computing environments and provide Windows systems administration for all JSSC supported systems.
  • Perform administration activities including account management, performance tuning, monitoring and management of resources, monitoring and auditing logs, administering and performing backup and recovery operations, identifying, testing, upgrading, and installing new software patches and releases, identifying/resolving problems, maintaining and performing continuity of operations actions, ensuring databases meet and maintain security compliance.
  • Install, configure, operate, maintain, and troubleshoot various Microsoft Windows versions and virtualization platforms.
  • The role includes systems and application administration, will perform system and application administration activities including account management, monitoring and management of system resources, administering and performing backup and recovery operations, identifying, testing and installing new application software patches and releases, identifying/resolving problems on the systems, configuring new hardware, applying firmware patches, maintaining and performing continuity of operations actions, ensuring systems meet and maintain security compliance, maintaining Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), DoD and DISA requirements for system uptime, availability and storage management as necessary.
  • The candidate will identify, test, install, and manage operating systems, COTS and GOTS software upgrades and patches and IAVAs in a timely manner consistent with security, IA, and established change control requirements.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree with with 5-7 years technical experience
  • Must have COMPTIA Security+ Certification (or higher 8570 certification)
  • Windows server and enterprise domain knowledge and active directory experience
  • Industry standard certifications preferred in primary functional area of expertise, or equivalent level of experience in Windows administration, installation, troubleshooting, repair, and preventive maintenance

CLEARANCE:

  • Active Top Secret Clearance and the ability to obtain and maintain an Active Top Secret/SCI.