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Windows Systems Administrator

Falls Church, VA, USA Req #58
Sunday, September 13, 2020

Windows Systems / Desktop Administrator

Clearance: Active Secret Clearance

Certifications: Minimum CompTIA Security+ CE

Job Summary:

The Windows / Desktop Administrator – will be responsible for supporting desktop systems, users and applications, server administration, monitoring system performance, maintenance tuning, account & password management, documentation, and root cause analysis of desktop and server technology.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following: (Not listed in order of importance; other duties may be assigned)

  • Assisting with server administration, monitoring system performance, maintenance tuning, account & password management, capacity planning, and documentation for server technology.

  • Monitors server platforms to achieve optimum performance levels and make preventative adjustments as necessary.

  • Providing desktop support for local user community.

  • Provide diagnosis for system software / hardware failures and assist in developing solutions.

  • Install hardware and software according to schedule; and create and maintain documentation on the client’s server environment.

Qualifications &Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Experience using VMWare VIClient and Web Client for accessing virtual environment.

  • 2+ years of experience in a Windows / Systems Administrator role.

  • 2+ years of experience supporting Windows desktop users and applications.

  • Equivalent combination of knowledge and specialized experience may be acceptable in lieu of a degree.

  • Government contract may require person to possess proof of U.S. citizenship.

  • Knowledge of VMware technologies to include VMWare VCenter Server, VMotion, and other VMware Datacenter Virtualization components.

  • Solid hands-on experience with configuration, implementation, and administration of operating system deployment and software update management using Microsoft SCCM

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Operating Systems to include Windows 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Server 2016 and Windows 10.

  • Familiarity and proficiency with Active Directory.

  • Knowledge and experience in system monitoring / monitoring tools and trouble shooting.

  • Familiarity with Server security techniques.

  • Knowledgeable in DoD IAM, FISMA, and RMF concepts desired.

  • Experienced in DoD C&A Process, DISA STIGs, and IAVA compliance desired.

  • Familiarity with Windows systems patching process using WSUS, SCCM, and Shavlik desired.

  • Familiarity with SCAP / ACAS, vulnerability scanning desired.

  • Knowledgeable in Commvault Backup & Recovery products is a plus.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.

  • Strong critical thinking skills.

  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

  • Strong verbal communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals.

  • Working in a team environment.


Akimeka is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

*The selected applicant will be subject to a background check and drug testing.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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  • Pay Type Salary
  • Falls Church, VA, USA