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PDS Tech Inc Senior Windows System Administrator - Clearance in Aurora, Colorado

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Senior Windows System Administrator, in Aurora, CO.

Summary:

  • The System Administrator is responsible for troubleshooting, maintaining and implementing solutions to optimize the infrastructure operations.

  • Analyzes and identifies all or part of a company's existing or new computer (and/or server), peripheral, network, and telecommunications systems requirements, taking into consideration the special technology needs.

  • Designs, implements, codes, tests, documents, and maintains systems integration solutions to total system or subsystems.

  • Establishes functional and technical specifications, solves hardware/software interface problems, defines input/output parameters, and ensures integration of the entire system or subsystem.

Required Skills:

  • Must be a US Citizen with a current TS-SCI clearance with CI poly.

  • 4+ years of experience directly related to Windows System Administration of Windows Server 2008/2012/2016/2019 and Windows 7/10 with increasing responsibilities administering client/server applications.

  • 2+ years’ experience administering VMware

  • Proficiency with Enterprise level administration of common network services such as Active Directory, DNS, TCP/IP, DHCP, Exchange, group policies, and troubleshooting.

Experience in the following areas:

  • Patch Management (WSUS), McAfee ePO, Clustering, OS Upgrades, computer security and system monitoring and logging.

  • Experience with Storage Area Network (SAN) and Network Attached Storage (NAS).

  • Strong hardware/software troubleshooting skills.

  • Experience with scripting, particularly in PowerShell.

  • Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds in support of hardware installations.

  • Must be willing and able to travel up to 20% for installation support.

  • Must be able to support occasional after hour maintenance.

  • Required to provide pager (on-call) support.

  • Must have an active CompTIA Security+ or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) Certification prior to start date.

Desired Skills:

  • Experience with automation frameworks (Ansible, Chef, Puppet, etc.).

  • Experience with cloud infrastructures such as Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, etc.

  • Ensure successful planning, deployment, installation, and upgrades of products within required timelines and resource allocations over multiple geographic sites.

  • Experience with desktop workstation collaboration products and protocols.

  • Basic Linux knowledge with ability to grow skills.

  • Basic Network knowledge.

  • Strong analytic and research skills - must be detail oriented.

  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and troubleshoot problems with speed and efficiency.

  • Requires the ability to effectively interact with external personnel on significant technical matters often requiring coordination between organizations and vendors.

  • Communication and diplomatic skills.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

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