Sr. Windows Systems Administrator
LongView International Technology Solutions - Chantilly, VA

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This position is for a Windows System Administrator to work with our mobile projects. This position is responsible for designing, installing and maintaining Windows systems in a cloud computing, Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) environment. The Windows Administrator will help identify and resolve system and end user issues and take part in maintaining a highly available environment with excellent uptime.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Configuration, management, monitoring, maintenance and troubleshooting of all Windows Servers.
  • Design, implement and manage disaster recovery plan for servers.
  • Employ high availability strategy for all Windows servers to provide excellent uptime.
  • Fulfill provisioning orders for new server deployments.
  • Upgrade Windows servers as needed, OS and firmware.
  • Work closely with development teams to deploy and support internal applications.
  • Perform analysis of environment to provide continuous improvements and efficiencies.
  • Create operational procedures and design documentation.
  • Monitor system resource utilization and load on systems.
  • Perform capacity planning by analyzing trending and resource growth reports.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve system performance issues.
  • Create group policies to configure remote administration.
  • Baseline with Microsoft Baseline Security Analyzer (MBSA).
  • Create effective security policies.
  • Integrate local and AD policies.
  • Deploy service packs and hotfixes using SCCM.
  • Configure and manage the WSUS catalog and components.
  • Employ virtual environment architecture best practices and maximize resource utilization.
  • Optimize servers with Windows System Resource Manager (WSRM).
  • Monitor system health and performance utilizing tools: Microsoft SCCM, SolarWinds, SCOM, HP OpenView, etc.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • At least 8 years experience administering Windows in an enterprise environment
  • Advance knowledge of Windows including installation, administration and troubleshooting
  • Thorough understanding of TCP/IP stack
  • In-depth knowledge of SAN and devices present to the OS
  • Administration of DNS, hosts file, NTP, CIFS & DCOM
  • Strong understanding of virtualization in environments such as VMWare and MS Hyper-V
  • Experience with administering Domain Controllers, Active Direcoty and LDAP
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a dynamic work environment
  • Clustering, replication, and other high-availability technologies
  • U.S. citizenship required

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LongView International Technology Solutions, Inc. (LongView) is an acknowledged and award winning multi-ISO/CMMI appraised and certified...