TAD PGS, INC. is currently seeking a Systems Administrator for one of our clients in Merrifield, VA.
** Candidate must possess an active Secret Security Clearance. **
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Responsible for managing the functionality and efficiency of one or more operating systems.
Setting up administrator and service accounts, maintaining system documentation, tuning system performance, installing system wide software, validating and implementing critical system patches, and allocating mass storage space.
Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation and provides backup recovery.
At the more senior (exempt) levels, this family evolves into the development of policies and standards related to the use of computing resources, overall strategy, design, implementation, and operational aspects of multiple systems, operating environments, and related software.
Schedules, plans, and oversight of system upgrades.
Develops functional requirements through interaction with end-users and coordinates with development team on systematic enhancements or changes.
Under general supervision, performs a variety of semi-routine tasks associated with monitoring and controlling computer operating systems in a client/server environment.
Establishes user computer accounts.
Performs installation, modification, testing and repairs on data communications network equipment, ensuring network and related equipment are in good working order.
Performs hardware/software moves, adds and changes.
May assist users in purchasing computer supplies or terminal equipment.
Works on assignments that are semi-routine in nature where the ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
Decisions or failure to achieve results may cause delays in schedules.
Interacts daily with supervisors and/or functional peer groups. Interaction may involve exchange or presentation of factual information.
Normally receives general instructions on routine work, general instructions on new assignments.
Basic Hiring Criteria:
Having the knowledge and experience to be able to handle usual job events with minimal assistance.
High school education or equivalent and 3+ years of related data processing experience.
Knowledge of personal computer and server processes and network operations is preferred.
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.
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