Systems Administrator
Pyramid Systems, Inc. - Fairfax, VA

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Systems Administrator

The Systems Administrator is responsible for the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of system hardware, software, and related infrastructure. The Systems Administrator will work as part of a team responsible for operating and maintaining IT infrastructure services, including: installation, configuration, testing, and support. The Systems Administrator will also provide IT project support for multiple project and initiatives.
Basic Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Performs systems administration for common Microsoft products (Windows Server, Active Directory, MSSQL, SharePoint, TFS, Visual Studio, etc.)
  • Supports system backup maintenance and operation
  • Supports physical and virtual servers (ESXi and VMWare)
  • Performs secure configuration and compliance
  • Supports group policy management
  • Supports patch management
  • Creates/maintains system documentation, policies, and procedures
  • Researches and provides recommendations for the purchase of hardware and software

Citizenship Requirement:
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Industry Certification in a related discipline
Experience Required:
  • 5-7 years of directly related experience in systems administration and analysis
  • Experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008, and 2008 R2, as well as the corresponding server products
  • Experience operating and maintaining virtualized servers within a VMware Platform
  • Experience deploying and managing Microsoft system patches and updates
  • Strong familiarity with TCP/IP protocol and operating system configuration
  • General knowledge of storage technologies such as SAN and NAS
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Public Trust Clearance
  • Programming/scripting skills are desired, but not required
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