Senior Systems Administrator – Quantico VA

JD Ross Consulting, LLC

Posted 8 months ago

Changing Your Perspective

Clearance Level: Top Secret

**This position is pending contract award**

Job Description: 

The SSA shall plan, lead and, if necessary, conduct many different activities such as: 

  • Site surveys to gather information regarding specific systems / networks.  With the information gathered, the SSA will produce a complete delineation of products and services, support equipment, computer, and electronic equipment installations required for the site to fully support mission operations.  
  • Regular, special, and integrated system test programs including integrated equipment system test 
  • On the job training to government and junior contractor personnel, as required.  
  • Coordination with field engineers to ensure government systems are operating at maximum efficiency.  

This position will involve the generation and presentation of special reports that contain actionable information, which is pertinent to individual site operations. 

Finally, the SSA shall support the unit with other duties as assigned within the scope of work, and maintain systems currently deployed by the organization to include but not limited to:  

  1. Skype for Business Server and client installations  
  1. SQL Server  
  1. SharePoint Server  
  1. Exchange  
  1. Azure Stack  
  1. System Center 

Education and Requirements: 

Four (4) year college degree in Information Systems Technology, Computer Science, Engineering, or related field, with six (6) years of work experience building, managing and maintaining IT systems in a production environment or, in lieu of education requirements, ten (10) years of experience in the items listed below. 


Systems/Equipment installation, implementation, maintenance, and validation of installation of components including, but not limited to:  

  • Microsoft Hyper-V Manager including installation and management of systems and virtualization sub-systems 
  • Microsoft’s System Center monitoring components/methods   
  • Mass storage arrays and servers  
  • Dell OpenManage essentials  
  • Support a variety of networking, storage, virtualization, and other components that may span across multi-generational deployments 
  • Maintenance of on-premise cloud (examples: Azure, AWS, OpenStack) infrastructure systems 
  • Add, configure, and manage Roles and Features on Microsoft Server (current Version) including but not limited to: 
  • DHCP and DNS servers  
  • File, storage services, and print / document Services  
  • Windows Server Update services 
  • Remote server administration tools   

Configuration and monitoring activities including systems / servers using: 

  • Remote Server Administrative Tools (RSAT) 
  • Windows Admin Center  
  • Failover Cluster Manager tools    

Candidate will be familiar with scripting languages such as PowerShell to automate tedious, repetitive, and/or error prone tasks related to installation, configuration, and management of IT systems and services  

The SSA will be required to evaluate the effectiveness of existing technologies on site and emerging technologies  

Preferred Experience

Preferred skills include:  

  • Microsoft (current Version) Storage Spaces Direct (S2D)  
  • Microsoft (current Version) Failover Clustering  
  • Microsoft’s System Center monitoring components/methods  
  • Containers such as Kubernetes, Dockers, etc. 
  • Data Center Bridging  
  • Group Policy Management  

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