Senior Systems Engineer


Columbia, MD

Industry: IT Consulting/Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 370 days ago

Currently, we are seeking a Windows Systems Administrator in Columbia, MD.  The selected candidate must have an active clearance.

  • Maintains smooth operation of multi-user computer systems, including coordination with network engineers.
  • Sets up administrator and service accounts, maintains system documentation, tunes system performance, installs system-wide software, and allocates mass storage space. Interacts with users and evaluates vendor products.
  •  Makes recommendations to purchase hardware and software, coordinates installation, and provides backup recovery.
  • Develops and monitors policies and standards for allocation related to the use of computing resources.
  • Manages IT system infrastructure and any processes related to these systems.  Provide support to IT systems and application including:  day-to-day operations, monitoring and problem solving/resolution for all of issues arising. 
  • Provide second level problem identification and diagnostics.
  • Provide support for the dispatched problems and remain involved through resolution. 
  • Provide support for the escalation and communication of status to agency management and internal customers.


  • 4+ years Windows Systems Administration Experiencerequired. 
  • LINUX-CentOS, VPN, CITRIX w/XEN DeskTop knowledge helpful. 
  •  Must possess experience in one or more systems, architectures and associated software and hardware

To qualify, you must also meet these basic qualifications: 

  • Active TS/SCI with Polygraph required to start.
  • One of the following DoD approved certifications is necessary to meet the category/level IAT-2 (DoD 8570) requirement for this position:  Security+, GSEC, SSCP, CCNA-Security, CISA, CISSP (or Associate), CASP, GCIH, or GCED.
  • Windows servers both physical and virtual. 
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Leadership skills to guide and mentor the work of less experienced personnel
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong personal computer and business solutions software skills
  • Ability to lead and work as part of a team
  • RequiredEducation & Experience: High School/GED + 11 years’ experience OR Associates + 9 years’ experience OR Bachelors + 8years’ experience OR Masters + 5 years’ experience OR Doctorate + 3 yearexperience.