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Microsoft System Administrator – Senior

Job ID: 2400885
Location: WASHINGTON, DC, United States
Date Posted: Feb 22, 2024
Category: Information Technology
Subcategory: Sys Administrator
Schedule: Full-time
Shift: Day Job
Travel: No
Minimum Clearance Required: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Remote Work: Hybrid Remote
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Job Description

Description

The Senior Windows Engineer position will provide Windows engineering support and will be responsible for building, patching, and troubleshooting Windows servers in support of current and future DOT systems and applications. This candidate will be working with a team of server engineers to troubleshoot issues for multiple systems in multiple datacenter locations.  The Senior Windows Engineer will provide support, implementation, and design services for Windows-based systems across the enterprise.  The candidate will be responsible for resolving and completing assigned tasks and change requests and will act as an escalation for support issues. The candidate will also be responsible for applying new solutions through research and collaboration with team members and will be advising on course of actions for new application initiatives.

In addition to Windows server support duties the candidate will also be supporting the department's Citrix platform.  The candidate will be responsible for maintaining and monitoring the performance of the platform as well as troubleshooting issues, applying security updates, and remediating security vulnerabilities related to the Citrix environment.

Job Duties:

  • Manage Windows OS-based computer devices through Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, registry and files system security as needed.
  • Administer systems infrastructure both on-premises and in the cloud
  • Collaborate with other team members to perform server patching and maintenance
  • Evaluate hardware and software purchases
  • Manage 2000+ servers across multiple field site locations.
  • Strong knowledge in Active Directory (Windows 2016 thru Windows 2022)
  • Manage and lead systems and infrastructure projects
  • Follow existing incident, problem, release, change management processes.
  • Support existing server infrastructure in a 24x7 on-call escalation capacity as part of a team rotation
  • Provide high level technical support for Tier-3 issue escalations/tickets
  • Design and implement Citrix solutions
  • Managing and monitoring a Citrix platform
  • Troubleshooting Citrix related issues
  • Remediating security vulnerabilities detected within the Citrix environment

Qualifications

Must have a minimum of 10 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, cloud infrastructure, file and print environments, specializing in Windows operating systems.  Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and SQL Server.  Must possess a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) - Server Infrastructure or equivalent. 

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Windows Server 2016, 2019 and 2022
  • Active Directory management
  • Active Directory Group Policy
  • Active Directory Certificate Services
  • Active Directory Federation Services
  • Azure Active Directory
  • Windows Failover Clustering
  • Widows File and Folder sharing
  • Windows Print Services
  • Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Citrix XenApp
  • VMware vSphere
  • VMware vCenter
  • Azure Cloud Services
  • PowerShell

   Note: Candidate must be a U.S. citizen or green card holder who has resided in the U.S. for at least 3 years and

   the ability to obtain a public trust


SAIC accepts applications on an ongoing basis and there is no deadline.

Covid Policy: SAIC does not require COVID-19 vaccinations or boosters. Customer site vaccination requirements must be followed when work is performed at a customer site.

Overview

SAIC® is a premier Fortune 500® technology integrator driving our nation's technology transformation. Our robust portfolio of offerings across the defense, space, civilian, and intelligence markets includes secure high-end solutions in engineering, digital, artificial intelligence and mission solutions. Using our expertise and understanding of existing and emerging technologies, we integrate the best components from our own portfolio and our partner ecosystem to deliver innovative, effective and efficient solutions that are critical to achieving our customers' missions.

We are approximately 24,000 strong; driven by mission, united by purpose, and inspired by opportunities. SAIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer, fostering a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, which is core to our values and important to attract and retain exceptional talent. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.9 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For ongoing news, please visit our newsroom.

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