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Junior Systems Administrator

Location: Vancouver, WA
Date Posted: 01-19-2018
About Us:
Diligent Consulting, Inc. is a Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) focused on applications development, integration, deployment, and operation of state-of-the-art information systems that deliver critical network-centric solutions. We have an entrepreneurial environment filled with challenging opportunities for cutting-edge professionals who believe in a commitment to excellence and integrity. We value domain expertise, experience and knowledge and a commitment to mission success and customer satisfaction. We offer an exceptionally generous benefit plan for our employees.

Position Description/Summary:
Installs and operates server operating systems software, including Windows Server and other server operating systems as required, running on either physical or virtual platforms, in a secure network environment. The System Administrator/Manager is also responsible for ensuring that servers are secure and performing optimally. He/she shall have experience installing, monitoring and optimizing systems, systems software, peripherals, and networks devices. He/she shall be skilled in creating user objects, running systems backups, and resolving systems problems. 
  • Provide technical assistance for the installation and upgrading of new and existing file and print servers, application servers, and software. 
  • Maintain computer rooms, telecommunications closets, and network centers in a clean and orderly manner.
  • Respond to service requests related to problems with file servers, communication servers, print servers, and other network devices such as switches and routers.
  • Perform system maintenance in accordance with established procedures.
  • Be responsible for the creation, setup, and management of network user accounts; including meeting security plan requirements.
  • Perform maintenance/upgrades on systems hardware/software as necessary. This may require working outside normal duty hours. Prior to performing any after hour maintenance, approval must be obtained from Government personnel.
  • Perform system backups and restores utilizing the appropriate backup software and archival maintenance as required, and on an emergency basis.
  • Install and operate server operating systems software, including Windows Server and other server operating systems as required, running on either physical or virtual platforms, in a secure network environment. 
  • Responsible for ensuring that servers are secure and performing optimally, as well as installing, monitoring and optimizing systems, systems software, peripherals, and networks devices. 
Minimum Position Requirements:
Shall have at least four (2) years' experience and one of the certifications listed below.
  • At least 2 years of experience in Windows 2008/2012 Server Administration.
  • Proficient/knowledgeable in Windows Servers running as a Domain Controller supporting Active Directory and DNS.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in networking, tape backups and backup policies, and troubleshooting tools.
  • Experience in IT security assurance and complying with security measures based on the Windows 2008/2012 security baseline guide. 
  • Active Directory experience, Group Policy Management, Active Directory Users and Computers (ADUC), LDAP, and others.
Education/Certifications Required by Contract:
The System Administrator shall have, or be willing to obtain, one of the following certifications: MCSE, MCP, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+, CompTIA Server+, VMware VCA, Cisco CCENT/CCNA or ITIL Foundation Certification.

 
Due to the nature of this position only US Citizens who are able to obtain and maintain
a Department of Transportation IT-II clearance will be considered. 
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