Systems Engineer / Systems Administration

Systems Engineer, Systems Administration, Top Secret, Clearance, MSCE, MCSA, ITIL, Active Directory, DNS, GPO, Exchange, VMWare, SAN, NetApp, EMC, HP, RMF
Full Time
$115 - $150,000

Job Description

Security Clearance Requirements: TS Security Clearance Required

About The Position

  • Provides integration and implementation of the computer system security solution.
  • Deployment of applicable server patches and performs systems backups.
  • Performs vulnerability/risk analyses of computer systems and applications
  • Install, configure, and maintain servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures.
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various customers.  Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
  • Identifies, reports, and resolves technical security violations.
  • Installs, configure, and deploy server hardware and software, including operating systems, applications, and patches to support and maintain an effective operational environment
  • Supports, troubleshoots, repairs, and maintains server issues and security for enterprise and large-scale applications.
  • Provides Activity Directory Management, managing user and computer accounts.
  • Manages, deploys, configures, and maintains servers in a virtualized and traditional environment.
  • Assists in creating scripts to monitor systems, diagnostics, resolve issues, and automate routine tasks.
  • Provides support for device management including image development, application packaging and deployment.
  • Performs analysis, design, and development of security features for system architectures.
  • Configures systems for high availability including strategies for back-up and recovery, failover, load balancing, and full redundancy.
  • Installs server hardware and components such as disks, memory, and other components, models and tests changes to production systems.
  • Analyzes and resolves issues, gathers information to identify needs, evaluates systems and network requirements, and diagnoses and resolves complex software, server, and networking issues.
  • Supports the client’s directory services infrastructure, including hardware configuration and upgrades, group architecture, account maintenance, and authentication for authentication and network access.
  • Creates and maintains written and verbal procedures; prepares written technical documentation, training material, standards, reports, and other documents as assigned.
  • Evaluates systems and alternate solutions; develops functional specifications, standards, and requirements for hardware and software purchase and design to ensure optimum system and end-user performance; makes recommendations for changes and additional services.
  • Trains and provides guidance to contractor and government personnel.
  • Provides general networking, computer, and other technology support as needed.
  • Prepares and maintains a variety of records and reports related to assigned activities; provide special reports as requested by various departments.
  • Operates a variety of office equipment including a computer and assigned software.
  • Act as the Department PKI Registration Authority Officer (RAO). Perform PKI certificate issuance, revocation, suspension, and restoration processes for several of the Departments networks accordance with applicable CNSSI, DoD, and Department standards.
  • Applies know-how to government and commercial common user systems, as well as to dedicated special purpose systems requiring specialized security features and procedures.
  • Designs, develops, engineers, and implements solutions that meet application and configuration of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Security Technical Implementation Guides (STIGs) or Intelligence Standards.
  • Supports customers at the highest levels in the development and implementation of doctrine and policies.
  • Ensures that all information systems are functional and secure.
  • Recommends information assurance/security solutions to support customers’ requirements.
  • Establishes and satisfies information assurance and security requirements based upon the analysis of user, policy, regulatory, and resource demands.
  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of centralized storage systems.
  • Ability to create documentation of server and network topologies


  • 10+ years of experience as a System Administrator managing Windows Systems
  • Strong working knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, and Windows GPO’s
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server 2008 through 2016
  • Strong experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting Microsoft Windows
  • Technical expertise of MS Exchange 2010 and newer (5+ years)
  • Experience with DoD PKI as a Trusted Agent or Registration Authority Officer is a plus!
  • Practical knowledge of VMWare 5.x / 6.x (4+ years)
  • Ability to solve complex, high pressure issues
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to explain technical concepts to inexperienced users
  • Time management skills
  • Ability to function as an effective team member
  • Ability to adapt as the external environment and organization evolves
  • SAN experience such as NetApp, EMC, HP
  • Experience designing and implementing enterprise IT solutions in a Risk Management Framework (RMF) environment


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • MSCE, MCSA certification preferred
  • ITIL v3 or v4 Certified-desirable
Dice Id : 10430885
Position Id : 7060609
Originally Posted : 2 months ago
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