Windows System Administrator

Location: Annapolis Junction, MD
Date Posted: 01-02-2019 #11764126
TS/SCI with polygraph REQUIRED
Windows Administration; responsible for all aspects of Windows 2008-2013 Active Directory and server administration for three disparate network domains, with a large user account base. Design and implement Windows 2008/2010-2013 Active Directory domains in secure and often unique environments. Build, configure, and maintain Windows Virtual Machines (VMs), and hardens and conducts patch management for Windows systems. Implement and maintain multiple Microsoft WSUS Servers for automated security patches and update management.
Implement and maintain several Windows DNS servers, and maintain and create Windows security groups and network file shares.
Establish and maintain trust relationships with external Windows domains, and perform maintenance and performance tuning to ensure health and optimization of all site Windows based servers, resolved complex Windows operating system and software application problems
Install, configure, and support numerous desktop and server based software applications, ensure system integrity is maintained by deploying McAfee ePolicy Orchestrator servers and monitoring anti-virus software updates as well as Microsoft security patches and all Windows based clients and servers
Deploy workstations with a standardized desktop load and other specialized software applications. Troubleshoot and resolve connectivity issues on various network topologies.
Patch and update Windows and VM systems.
Infrastructure Management: Install and configures VMware Infrastructure Server.
Build new development, test and production environments utilizing Dell Blade servers and VMware.
Install and configure VMware ESX server on Dell Blades.
Build Active Directory Domain Servers.
Install and configure infrastructure related software such as DNS, McAfee EPO Servers, CENTRIFY, LDAP, DHCP, and Linux repositories for patching and updates.
Perform daily task of all virtual environments to include building new virtual machines, updating DNS and troubleshooting system problems.
Create documentation for builds and upgrades.
Install and configure infrastructure applications and support integration with critical application environment.
Setup and configure VM client systems using VSAN storage, PURE or NETAPP.
Support Certification and Accreditation of Systems.
Introduce and integrate new technologies into existing data center environments
Analyze system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
Answer technical queries and assist developers and end users
Troubleshoot any reported problems

MANDATORY SKILLS: Apache experience (add new nodes, configure cluster, create and troubleshoot dataflows).
Tier III support, On call / After hours support, Security + Certified

OPTIONAL SKILLS: Scripting (creating new scripts and updating existing for Apps) Desired.

About Avid Technology Professionals 
Avid Technology Professionals, LLC (ATP) is a premiere provider of software and systems engineering, and acquisition program management services for the community. ATP is actively seeking to pursue contract opportunities with other departments and agencies in the federal government, in state governments, and in the commercial sectors. Delivered by seasoned experts in the IT field, ATP solutions adeptly address the IT concerns manifesting in both the federal and commercial sectors.
Employee Benefits
The ATP Employee Benefits package includes:
  • A Supportive and Equitable Working Environment that is both Stimulating and Challenging
  • Competitive Hourly Salary
  • Unique Employee Success Sharing Program that allows ATP employees to Share in Company's Successes
  • Automatic Approved Overtime (as long as contract permits)
  • Retirement Pay (401K); 100% company paid, immediately vested with Profit-Sharing Component
  • Company Medical Coverage Plans - HMO, Open Access, PPO plans
  • Company Dental Plan - widely accepted, comprehensive, and flexible
  • Progressive Overtime Policy
  • Flexible Spending Account benefit
  • Lucrative Referral Bonus Policy
  • Holiday Scheduling that Coincides with Government Holidays
  • Robust Professional Expenses & Training Program
  • Computer Allowance
  • Internet Allowance
  • Short and Long Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
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