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Senior Systems Administrator - Top Secret Clearance

Company: American Systems
Location: Arlington
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

AMERICAN SYSTEMS is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to join our team in support of a secure Windows based Information System in the Washington, DC area, to include the Pentagon.

As a Senior Systems Administrator, you will:

* Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to grow.
* Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
* Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of a Senior Systems Administrator:

* Engineering, documenting, delivering and maintaining the platforms listed above in accordance with customer specifications and security guidelines
* Diagnosing and resolving the toughest performance, security, and/or technical challenges related to the platforms listed above
* Writing SOP (Standard Operating Procedures) to accomplish repetitive tasks.
* Participating in processes throughout all phases of ITIL Service Lifecycle, including submitting Change Requests
* Performing requirements analysis, requirements gathering, and integration for all platforms listed above.
* Providing direction and guidance to less experienced systems engineers.
* Responsibility for investigating and resolving operational problems in conjunction with other engineering and technical personnel.
* Providing IT Systems Engineering support on a wide range of technologies, including: VMware vCenter, Horizon View, Site Recovery Manager, HPAC Secure Printing, HP Blade Servers, HP SANs, Certificate Services, DHCP, DNS, Active Directory, Group Policies and Microsoft Windows Operating Systems.
* Other tasks to include requirements specification, performance modeling, end-to-end functional analysis, cost estimation, and joint application design.
* Working on project teams responsible for engineering and packaging releases to integrate within the customer's production IT environment.
* Other duties as assigned



Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day.

Company Awards:

* Forbes National Best Midsize Companies 2021
* Energage National Best Workplaces, National 2021
* Washington Post Best Workplaces, 2021

Veteran Hiring Awards:

* U.S. Department of Labor Hire Vets Medallion
* BEST FOR VETS by Military Times

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

* Requires Bachelor's degree and 8+ years of related experience. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows Systems, HP SANs, VMware products.
* DoD 8570 IAT Level II Certification required (Security+ CE and Computing Environment certification)
* One of the following certifications is required within six months of hire: MCSE - Microsoft Certified System Engineer, MCSE - Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert, MCSA - Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate, MCITP - Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional, VMware VCP - VMware Certified Professional
* Travel up to 10%
* ITIL Foundations or later certification highly desired
* Willingness to work after normal duty hours (nights and weekends) as needed

Security Clearance Requirements:

* US Citizenship required and active TS clearance adjudicated within the last 6 years
* Candidate must be willing to submit to a random CI polygraph

Physical Requirements:

* This is a sedentary position.
* Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50%.
* The person in this position needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office equipment, etc.
* The person in this position must be able to lift at least 40 lbs.
* The person in this position frequently communicates with co-workers, management, and customers and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations.

EOE Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation or EEO M/W/D/V/GI/SO

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