Sr. Windows System Administrator

 This position is for a Senior Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administrator.  Location is Arlington, VA.  Security clearance required.
Task Description:
This position is for a Senior Microsoft Windows Active Directory Administrator with migration experience to support a windows active directory migration from 2003/2008 to 2012 (or most recent version) on a federal services contract.  The candidate will work closely with the Server Operations, application and middleware teams to develop, test and implement the migration strategy from 2003/2008 to 2012.  The candidate will be responsible for producing the SOPs which will be used for the production deployment.
Familiarity with scripting technologies such as VB and/or Powershell is desired.  Familiarity with Riverbed SteelFusion hardware is desired.
Work will be performed out of the client's facilities in Arlington, VA and Washington DC. 
Required skills/Level of Experience:
Position requires 7+ years of experience with the following:
  • Experience with windows migrations and active directory upgrades
  • Experience managing Microsoft Active Directory to include implementation of GPOs to support the implementation of STIG settings on file and print services, DNS, Domain Controllers and application servers
  • Managing Windows systems, including Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Window Server 2012, to include 2012 STIG deployment
  • Building, configuring, and managing Microsoft Windows servers in multi-tenant enterprise environments
  • Experience with Enterprise Backup software
  • Harden Windows operating systems to STIG compliance
  • Experience managing Active Directory architecture and replication in a multi domain environment
  • Experience with Active Directory design
  • Experience with large scale datacenter design and operations
Position requires 2-3 years of experience with the following:
  • Experience working with virtual infrastructure (i.e. VMWare) required
  • Experience utilizing VB/Powershell to automate common functions
  • Experience migrating large infrastructures from physical to virtual environments
  • Experience/awareness of SCCM methodologies       .
OTHER SKILL/REQUIREMENT :                                                          
Required skills:  
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) X
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) X
ITIL v3 Foundations Certification X
Excellent verbal and written communication skills X
To be considered for work, A CANDIDATE MUST BE EITHER A U.S. CITIZEN OR PERMANENT RESIDENT ALIEN (No H1 visa holders).