Windows System Administrator

Windows, System, IT, Linux, Manager, Desktop, SSL, Security, Computer, Engineering
Full Time

Job Description

Windows System Administrator

This companies focuses on delivering support and operational innovation to their global enterprise. They're located in Reston, VA and planning to return to office in July 2022 on a hybrid schedule, so the candidate must be located in the Northern, VA area. They can pay between 130k-143k DOE, great benefits, and a great work culture.

The Position: provides technical leadership, collaborating across functional teams to deliver on IT Operations tasks and projects. This engineer is responsible for enterprise systems and applications deployment, administration, configuration, automation and integration efforts in a VMware virtualized Windows and Linux server multi-site corporate production environment.

Key responsibilities include Windows System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) administration, content and package management, Tier III Support for Desktop Team, security vulnerability mitigations, and enterprise application administration.

What You Will Be Doing:
  • Windows OS administration and assigned applications to include Windows 10 OS
  • Assist with administration of SCCM infrastructure platform to include configuration, package creation, and configuring deployments
  • Perform daily operations support functions including systems deployment, upgrade, patching, monitoring, SME problem escalation and troubleshooting, incident response and resolution; support Tier III escalations
  • Deploy and configure Windows Servers and applications/databases, network/DNS, SSL certificates and other system components based on vendor best practice and internal security standards
  • Use PowerShell scripting to automate and standardize Windows desktop OS upgrades, configuration and patching
  • Follow defined ITIL change management processes with ticketing systems and InfoSec security policies
  • Develop document such as upgrade plans, deployment plans, SOPs
  • Participate in team on-call rotation


Required Experience:
  • 5+ years of systems administration experience with Windows servers and endpoints in a highly available secured enterprise operations environment, including experience with Windows 10
  • 3+ years build automation experience with SCCM to include configuration, application package creation, and management of deployments, OS upgrades, and vulnerability management
  • Strong OS and application troubleshooting and problem management skills
  • Good communication skills for collaborating with peers, across technology groups, and briefing senior management
  • 8+ years relevant work experience


Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Working knowledge of PowerShell scripting and other WIN CLI tools or scripting languages
  • Experience with Center for Internet Security (CIS), or other security framework standards
  • Experience with Windows endpoint/client build automation MS Windows 10
  • Working knowledge of networking, virtualization, storage, backup, physical server and other infrastructure components
  • Experience with third-party content and package management tools
  • 4-year Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field (or equivalent work experience)


The Offer:

Competitive Salary- 130k-143k DOE

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis now and in the future.

This position doesn't provide sponsorship
Dice Id : 10105282
Position Id : 482191
Originally Posted : 1 month ago
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