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Systems Administrator

AMERICAN SYSTEMS | Arlington VA 22204 USA | Full Time | Posted: 01/08/2021

Job Descriptiontop

WANTED:  System Administrators (IAT II) to support the a DoD acquisition program in Arlington (VA).

As an IT Systems Administrator, you will:

  • Join a well-established team that gives you the opportunity to grow.
  • Receive robust benefits package that includes Employee Stock Ownership Plan!
  • Be a part of an empowered accountability culture where each employee-owner has a meaningful stake in the future success and growth of the company.

A week in the life of an IT Systems Administrator:

  • Provide system administration and configuration of specialized mission applications and software
  • Optimize the functionality and performance of hardware and software systems
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery plans and capabilities for all critical mission systems
  • Develop and maintain system administration standard operating procedures, technical guides, and instructions
  • Plan for authorized service interruptions and outages
  • Respond to unexpected or unauthorized service interruptions and outages
  • Diagnose software and hardware failures to resolution
  • Implement and ensure security preventive measures are fully functioning
  • Monitor and enhance system performance
  • Test operating system and software upgrades, patches, and hot fixes before they are applied to the operational systems
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery capabilities for all identified critical mission systems

Founded in 1975, AMERICAN SYSTEMS is one of the largest employee-owned companies in the United States. We are a government services contractor focused on delivering Strategic Solutions to complex national priority programs with 100+ locations worldwide. Our employee-owners are encouraged to make a difference, implement new ideas in a collaborative environment, and focus on mission critical success. Through our focus on quality, strong cultural beliefs and innovation we deliver excellence every day. Join us!


Job Requirementstop


  • IAT II Certified (Security+ CE)
  • Top Secret Clearance with SCI Eligibility
  • Bachelor's degree in STEM discipline (e.g., Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology) or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of strong technical IT infrastructure / systems experience, including but not limited to: Microsoft Windows Group Policy, NTFS, DNS, DHCP, and LAN administration
  • Advanced knowledge of & experience working with Windows client, server, and networking technologies such as Active Directory 2012R2 (or newer) and Exchange 2016
  • Advanced experience in managing these Windows Server technologies to include SQL Server, System Center (SCCM, SCOM), SharePoint, etc. on VMWare and the optimization of these platforms
  • Experience with SAN storage technologies and integration VMWare, specifically with EMC storage systems
  • Experience with configuring Layer 2 and 3 Cisco switches to support a virtualized environment and maximizing network performance
  • Advanced knowledge of systems administration, optimization, and industry best practices
  • Extensive experience with networking, desktops / laptops, servers, virtualization, managing data, applications, websites, and database supporting a multi-site, multi-domain Windows forest
  • Solid understanding of PowerShell

Desired Experience:

  • 10+ years of enterprise-level Active Directory administration
  • Administrator with one or more of the following designations: MCITP, MCSA, MCSE
  • Solid understanding of VBScript
  • 10+ years of work experience with MS Exchange
  • 5+ years of extensive hands-on experience supporting Exchange 2010-2016 including experience with Exchange server failover and cluster management
  • Extensive experience administering, monitoring, and troubleshooting complex messaging environments

CLEARANCE: Active Top Secret  with SCI eligibility 

  • Will accept technical certification credit for military experience, where possible

Job Detailstop

Location Arlington, VA, 22204, United States
Categories Computer Software, Computer Hardware, Customer Service & Help Desk
Sec Clearances Top Secret/SCI, Top Secret (TS)

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name Toni Potter
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Primary Phone 703-968-5380
Job Code 18822