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Data Center Windows Administrator - Junior Job

Data Center Windows Administrator - Junior Job

Date: Feb 27, 2018

Location: Rockville, MD, US

Company: SAIC

Data Center Windows Administrator - Junior (Job Number:434361)


Job Description:

Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), on behalf of the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of the Chief Information Officer (OCIO) seeks a qualified Microsoft Windows Server Administrator to support operations of Data Center and server technologies.The HHS OCIO supports the HHS mission by leading the development and implementation of an enterprise information technology (IT) infrastructure across HHS.The HHS OCIO Office of Information Technology Infrastructure and Operations (ITIO) is responsible for providing a reliable, cost effective, scalable, secure, and flexible enterprise computing platform that supports and enhances customer IT needs and capabilities from requirements gathering through design, development, testing, and implementation.


- Install, configure, patch, monitor and maintain Windows 2008R, 2012 (and beyond) physical or virtual servers, troubleshoot problems, and repair server hardware
- Performs routine system administration duties in a Windows Active Directory environment, configuration DNS / DHCP, and maintain appropriate Active Directory documentation.
- Installs and secures new servers, and maintains the server infrastructure and all forms of systems that support the Data Center environment including cabling, power, space planning, cooling management and all other dimensions in a large, complex environment
- Follows standard operating procedures
- Implements change requests
- Performs upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages (ie. VDI components, Windows services, or other enterprise apps) as necessary.
- Leverages SolarWinds to track server performance metrics.
- Provides occasional off-hours remote support for planned maintenance work, unplanned support issues, or to meet customer SLAs. May occasionally require on-site work at a data center during off-hours



- Associates Degree in Information Technology or related discipline and 1 years of relevant experience OR
- High School Diploma & 3 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of degree

Required Skills and Experience:

- 1+ years IT experience;Windows system administration and Active Directory experience providing technical support to Enterprise networks
- Must possess good communication skills, be dependable, outgoing and positive with excellent problem-solving skills
- Demonstrated ability to proactively monitor server components and systems, including network and storage connections, server and associated hypervisors, Active Directory, DNS, and other IT components
- Understanding of AD GPO architecture, with the ability to update.
- Understanding of high performing systems in a multi-domain, multi-site Windows Active Directory environment
- Understanding of configuration, administration, patching, performance tuning/optimization, and troubleshooting for Windows 2008/2012 servers

Desired Skills and Experience:

- ITIL Foundations v3
- Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy management.
- Understanding of virtual infrastructure hardware, operating systems, and VMs on servers which support business processing requirements.
- Scripting background with PowerShell, Python, and/or bash.
- Working knowledge of HEAT PatchLink, Microsoft SCCM, and/or Sophos patching
- Experience entering and updating incident tickets in tracking systems, such as ServiceNow or Remedy
- Familiarity of blade compute platforms
- Familiarity of networking

Clearance Requirement:

- US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust clearance


- Potential for 1 day per week remote/telework
- Locations: Rockville, MD or SW Washington, D.C.

SAIC Overview:SAIC is a premier technology integrator providing full life cycle services and solutions in the technical, engineering, intelligence, and enterprise information technology markets. SAIC is Redefining Ingenuity through its deep customer and domain knowledge to enable the delivery of systems engineering and integration offerings for large, complex projects. SAIC has approximately 15,000 employees are driven by integrity and mission focus to serve customers in the U.S. federal government. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $4.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com.

EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability

Job Posting: Feb 27, 2018, 3:03:02 PM
Primary Location: United States-MD-ROCKVILLE
Clearance Level Must Currently Possess: None
Clearance Level Must Be Able to Obtain: Public Trust
Potential for Teleworking: Yes
Travel: None
Shift: Day Job
Schedule: Full-time

Other Locations: United States-DC-WASHINGTON

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: System Administrator, Database, Engineer, Data Center, Testing, Technology, Engineering

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