166441,  Windows System Administrator - MD - C -

Category: IT
Job Title: Windows System Administrator - MD - C
Region: MD-Maryland
City: Annapolis
State: MD
Rate: Up to $67.61 DOE
Duration: 3-6 months

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
o Perform as primary Windows System Administrator for a large classified government contract.
o Able to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization, with internal or external customers, in written and oral format.
o Maintain smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network, software, and system engineers, PC desktop technicians, project managers, end users, and customer and IT management.
o Able to support multiple networks. Ensure necessary administration tasks are completed; direct others as necessary.
o Analyze internal or external customer requirements and determine equipment and software requirements for solutions to problems by means of automated systems.
o Recommend and implement system enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of the system including installing, upgrading/patching, monitoring, problem resolution, and configuration management.
o Provide backup and recovery services; manage file systems and disk space; manage virus protection system and update virus definitions on a routine basis.
o Create and maintain user and computer accounts and modify file permissions and security access lists.
o Test new releases of products to ensure compatibility and minimize user impact.
o Develop and document technical processes and procedures as needed.
o Make recommendations to purchase hardware, software, system components.
o Interact, meet, discuss, and troubleshoot issues with vendors; evaluate vendor products, services, and suggestions.
o Adhere to strict Information Systems security guidelines in all cases.
o Maintain security audit and logging information on all classified networked and standalone computers as directed by the Information Systems Security Manager (ISSM).
o Prepare security documentation for input to Computer Security.
o Reports project status as required for all recurring and non-recurring efforts.
o Works under minimal direction and independently determines and develops approach to solutions.

5 Years related experience with Bachelors in Science; 3 Years related experience with Masters; 0 Year experience with PhD. In lieu of degree, 9 years of relevant experience may be considered.
Networking Experience to include maintaining (switches, routers, firewalls).
Preferred Qualifications:
Active Security+ certification.
Network+ certification.
Windows OS certification.
Windows VMWare, LDAP, and AD experience and knowledge of TSM storage systems.
Creation and deployment of system images in an enterprise environment.

Bachelors in Science, Masters, or PhD is required. In lieu of degree, 9 years of relevant experience may be considered.

5/40 workweek

Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Max Cameron at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242

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