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Senior Systems Administrator

Category: Database Administration

City: Fairfax, Virginia, United States

Position ID: J0320-1793

Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

The Senior Systems Administrator is part of a team responsible for providing support for our corporate and project-based systems infrastructures. Our primary charge is the support of the systems that our employees rely on for their own day to day operations.

The Senior System Administrator is responsible for these solutions in a growing Microsoft Windows and VMWare based environment.

We are looking for someone that can troubleshoot and solve problems. Someone that would rather create a process to fix something rather than manually addressing the issue over and over again. The right candidate will be comfortable joining an existing team and working to make the team better.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Benchmark, analyze, report on and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of systems and virtual infrastructure.

• Actively monitor ticketing systems and email for new support inquiries and requests. Respond to issues in a timely manner, communicate necessary information to relevant support teams & impacted staff, and document resolution

• Strong data gathering and reporting skills to support ad-hoc data requests

• Possesses the knowledge and experience in troubleshooting production systems issues and act as an escalation point for other members

• Provide on-call support on a rotational basis and as required when issues arise

• Assist in the automation of currently manual repetitive tasks.

• Complies with and enforces standard company policies and procedures.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Associates degree plus seven years of experience or equivalent experience in lieu of education. In addition:

• Extensive experience in a Microsoft Windows 2012/2016 Active Directory based enterprise environment

• Experience in a largely virtualized VMware environment

• Working administrative knowledge of several core Microsoft applications (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Exchange, SharePoint) with deep expertise in at least one core application.

• Experience implementing and maintaining application monitoring tools   

• Experience PowerShell scripting in a production environment


• Experience with compliance standards and security best practices (ITILv3, NIST guidelines, CIS benchmarks, DISA STIGs, etc.) a plus, but not required.

• EMC SAN Storage arrays including VPLEX

• CommVault

• BMC Configuration Manager

• McAfee ePO


What you can expect from us:

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