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Tier 2 Senior Systems Administrator (Directory Services)

Sterling, VA
All Applicants must have an active Top Secret/SCI With Full Scope Polygraph to be considered for this position.
The role of a Directory Services Systems Engineer (Senior) is to serve as the final escalation point for all Active Directory issues in the DTE Phase II solution.  The position will work directly with the Microsoft Vendor,  Engineering to resolve technically complex Microsoft Server and Hyper-V issues.
  • Serve as an escalation point for Jr. System Engineers & System Administrators for all issues related to the Directory Services of the Desktop solution
  • Optimum performance and availability standards through implementing appropriate technical solutions
  • Works directly with Microsoft PFEs/Vendor, Engineering
  • Identify issues and create improvement processes to help with the reduction of incident outage times
  • Mentors Jr. System Administrators and System Engineers
  • Provide Technical Leadership to the entire Tier II – IV Team
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures
  • Provide On‐the‐Job training to staff, as needed
  • Develop and maintain documentation of all processes associated with administration of the network and duties performed by network & system administrators
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Extensive Active Directory design and administration
  • Hand-on experience building and maintaining Window 2012 R2 Hyper-V Environments
  • A combination of 5+ years of experience to include the following areas:
    • Active Directory
    • Hyper-V SCVMM (2012)
    • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 preferred)
    • Microsoft DHCP/DNS Server
    • SQL Database (2014 preferred)
    • PowerShell Scripting
  • Experience in a large, geographically dispersed environment
  • Technical documentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills as well as excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Direct experience with Dell Hardware
  • Citrix XenDesktop 7
  • McAfee Next Generation Firewall
  • Knowledge of Dell Networking Appliances
  • Possess one of the following certifications: MCITP; MCSA; MCSE; MCSA; MCTS
  • 8570 compliant (Within 90 days of hire)
  • Full-Scope Polygraph
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