OBXtek, Inc.

Senior Systems Administrator

System Engineer in Washington, DC

Posted 2019-09-24
Description

JOB REQUISITION: Senior Systems Administrator JOB LOCATION: Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20220 REQUIREMENTS: Must have a DoD Top Secret with SCI eligibility clearance Knowledge and experience administering systems in Microsoft Windows 2008 R2/2012 R2/2016 environments including clustering, group policies, advanced configuration, anti-virus and anti-malware software, email gateways, NetApp SAN storage, network routing, and PowerShell scripting. Knowledge and experience administering Microsoft software including MS Exchange Server, MS SQL Server; Active Directory, and LDAP technologies within a Windows environment. Hands-on experience with: Group policy development and troubleshooting utilizing Microsoft Resultant Set of Policy (RSOP), VMware ESX, Citrix XenApp and XenDesktop, MS System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), MS System Center Operations Manager (SCOM). PREFERRED: Current MCSE certification preferred but will consider other current certifications. ITIL certification preferred. Service support ticketing system certification, preferably SolarWinds. POSITION SUMMARY: OBXtek is looking for a Senior Systems Administrator for a Windows-based data center to add to our dynamic team of IT professionals. The successful candidate will support our client’s platform with production support, system administration, and technical sizing, as well as be involved in the design support for client application systems. The successful candidate will work with a team of Systems Engineers and Administrators to proactively maintain and improve the performance and availability of key applications used by the client.   PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Provide senior level technical advice, guidance, and recommendations to management and technical specialists on critical Windows software updates and vulnerability issues; recommend mitigation strategies; ensure coordination and collaboration on upgrade activities; and successfully implement hardening of the server infrastructure in appropriate server roles. Take direction from and work collaboratively with the overall Project Manager and Team Leads. Provide team leadership support for the on-site service desk team. Provide daily, weekly, and monthly service ticket reports. Assist with planning and implementation of systems upgrades working on-site with the customer as a representative of the clients’ engineering team. Support ongoing product development and maintenance projects which include developing, debugging, and tuning improvements to the system. Maintain Active Directory Domain Services in a Windows Server 2012 R2 environment, upgrade domain controllers from Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2, and maintain Citrix Xen Desktop/App virtual images within the environment. Be the senior administrator for all related domain policies implemented through Group Policy Objects (GPO) to include user and computer security initiatives, access restrictions, and OS and application updates based on users, groups, and computers. Maintain and administer system monitoring solutions to include Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) and Operation Manger (SCOM). Support vulnerability mitigation and prevention for Windows server platforms using tools such as ACAS, HBSS, and STIG baseline configurations compliance IAW DISA requirements. Company Information: Headquartered in Tysons Corner, Virginia and founded in 2009, OBXtek is a fast-growing leader in the government contracting field. Our mission is Our People…Our Reputation. Our people are trained professionals who enhance our customers’ knowledge and innovation using technology, collaboration, and education.   We offer a robust suite of benefits including comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans, Flexible Spending Accounts, matching 401K, paid time off, tuition reimbursement plans and much more.   As a prime contractor for 93% of our current work, OBXtek pairs lessons learned across disciplines with industry standard quality practices such as CMMI-Dev Level III, ITIL, 6Sigma, PMI, and ISO. Our rapid growth has been recognized by INC500, the Washington Business Journal, and Washington Technology magazine.   OBXtek is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, gender identity, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

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Company summary

OBXtek Inc. is a 10-year old, established, award-winning, service disabled veteran owned business providing information technology and professional management services to the federal government. Our corporate growth has coincided with our investment in our employees as well as in outreach to our civilian and military community.

Our Mission
Provide our federal government customers with exceptional value in information technology, program and project management, and other professional consulting services to support their mission.

Our Vision
Provide our employees the authority to think freely and act independently.
Exceed our customers and partner’s expectations to maximize referrals and grow our business.
Ensure company growth is based upon sound financial and management principles.
Maintain our small business values while providing big business results.
Provide competitive pricing to our customers by controlling costs.
Increase OBXtek business by developing trusted teammates.

Interview process

Our general hiring process is generally as follows:
* Our recruiting team will review and screen your resume.
* If your skills and background are a match, you will receive an email and/or a call to discuss the job and your skills.
* After the screening, the recruiter will forward you to the Program/Project Manager for the job you are interested in pursuing.
* The manager will review and work with the recruiter to schedule an interview - either in person or on the phone.
* Depending on the contract, our PM might also schedule a technical interview.
* If all goes well, the PM will ask the recruiter to make an offer for the position and an emailed offer will be sent to you.

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