Windows Administrator w/Interim or Active Secret Clearance
at Geologics Corporation

Date Posted: 9/15/2020

Job Description

Windows Administrator w/Interim or Active Secret Clearance 
Location: Minneapolis MN 
Duration: 10 Month Contract
Competitive Compensation   
Requires Interim or Active Secret clearance  
***US Citizenship REQUIRED*** It does not help to apply without citizenship. We cannot accept any other form of work authorization (H1, EAD etc) or do corp to corp.
Seeking an experienced IT systems administrator to support classified lab environments that use Windows and Linux networked systems, with expertise in setting up and managing Microsoft Windows Server, Microsoft Active Directory, Group Policy Management and Exchange services. Past experience should have generated familiarity with design and implementation of complex Windows solutions over a large enterprise level network. A successful candidate will be a Windows Server lead joining a team supporting internal customers, designing, implementing and managing lab infrastructure to meet the customer requirements. In this role, you will build, configure, administer and troubleshoot Windows servers and user workstation hardware and software; design and implement workgroup-scale networks; build and manage authentication, file-share, backup and other collaboration servers to support groups of heterogeneous client systems. You will work with facilities security staff to develop and apply hardening steps for systems for classified use to NISPOM Chapter 8, JAFAN, and other customer standards. Document system configuration for new and existing systems.
Experience with centralized authentication technologies such as LDAP and Active Directory domains in supporting Windows/Linux cross-platform clients is desirable. You should be customer service oriented, attentive to detail, self-motivated and work well in teams. Flexibility in approach to finding solutions, the ability to understand and act on the customer needs and priorities, and learn new technologies quickly are some of the qualities a successful candidate will have. You will also need to be willing to respond to occasional off-hours outages and take part in subsequent service restoration efforts.
Key Support Tasks include:
• Identify customer requirements and design moderately complex Windows systems.
• Lead or participate with project design/implementation phases and provides technical expertise to Windows staff.
• Conduct feasibility studies and participates in the development of technical standards.
• Evaluate and report on new communications technologies to enhance capabilities of the network.
• Ability to design and plan classified infrastructure systems; provide specifications and detailed drawings for the architecture.
• Troubleshoot difficult or chronic problems; work well with group of specialists supporting engineering customers.
• Ensure that the  Classified Network are operating efficiently and optimally, so that all service level agreements (SLAs) are achieved.
• Provides specific detailed information for hardware and software selection, implementation techniques and tools for the most efficient solution to meet business needs, including present and future capacity requirements.
• Diagram infrastructure using standard templates to illustrate solutions to customers and technical staff.
• Conduct testing of Windows Infrastructure design.
Ideal Background
•        You will need to be eligible to receive a security clearance within 3 months of hire date or have an active Secret clearance.
•        You will need to obtain a CompTIA Security+ (or equivalent) certificate within 6 months. This is required to work in some of the customer labs, and preference will be given to candidates who hold this certificate.
•        4+ years of applicable work experience.
•        Microsoft Windows Server 2016 Administration.
•        PXE and WDS automated system installation technologies.
•        Virtual machine (VM) technologies (ESXi, VCenter, VSphere).
•        NetApp Management.
•        Windows Update Server.
•        Automated backup systems.
•        Create Bill of Materials (BOMs) as well as other related documentation for various projects and tasks.
•        Ability to troubleshoot problems in a large enterprise network.
•        Effectively communicate with customers and technical staff to troubleshoot and resolve complex problems.
•        Ability to work both Server Admin and Field service (PC) work daily.
•        Must have a solid understanding of Windows computer and Server Environments. - Create and maintain documentation (standards, best practices) for supported technologies.
•        Experience with TACLANE, STIG/SCAP, DFARS, 800-53
•        Working experience with tool automation software such as SCCM.
•        Experience with MPLS WAN technologies including troubleshooting, installation and upgrading network circuits.
•        Experience with the latest Cisco hardware and networking technologies.
•        Manage the installation and upgrade of network hardware.
•        Follow process and template documentation to configure and install networking hardware.
•        Evaluate network requirements and make technical recommendations.
•        Experience with Enterprise customer request and fufillment system. e.g. Service Now.
Education Required          
•        Bachelor's Degree Preferred

NOTE: AGAIN - MUST BE US CITIZEN to be eligible for this position. There is no relocation or expense package offered for this position. Rates are all inclusive W2 hourly wages. No 1099, No third parties, no C2C
For this and other positions contact:
April Bright
Senior Recruiter

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