Sr. Windows System Administrator
Clearance: TS/SCI or TS/SSBI
Location: Suitland, MD
Bachelors Degree in Computer Science, Engineering (or related discipline) or equivalent practical experience and 5 years of applicable development experience.
Description & Key Skills Required:
- Solid knowledge of PC hardware to include:
- Installing/replacing components such as video adapters, network interface cards, storage devices, etc…
- Diagnosing hardware related issues then acting upon the information to correct the issue.
- Solid knowledge with Windows 2000 Pro and Windows XP to include:
- Work with desktop PC’s
- Installing the Windows O/S on various hardware platforms
- Installing device drivers using various methods
- Diagnosing software conflicts then acting upon the information to correct the issue.
- An understanding of networks and how to configure Network Interface Cards (NIC’s)
- An understanding of security and group policies and how this will impact the system.
- An understanding of how a windows client connects to the server and the role of the Windows server to include
- The role of Active Directory
- The Role of DNS
- The propagation of group policies and security
- Solid knowledge with software integration to include:
- Installing applications then identifying/resolving any conflicts with the system or other applications.
- Testing applications to insure functionality.
- The ability to converse with software vendors and technicians in order to resolve issues or to obtain licenses, patches, etc…
- An understanding of software license management and the various methods used to license a product.
- Writing installation procedures in standard format for each application and documenting any special procedures which are required.
- Familiarity with repackaging of applications using InstallShield, Wise, and similar applications.
Desirable Skill Set:
- The ability to research using various resources
- The ability to interface with users on a daily basis and provide training when necessary
- A general understanding of ADP security procedures derived from sources such as the NSA SNAC Guide, DCID 6-3/6-4, and similar.