Information Technology Analyst Level 3

Location: Bethesda, MD
Job Location: Principal location Bethesda, with possible limited travel in the NCR area (e.g., DC, Reston, and Quantico) and to alternate data center (West Virginia).

Clearance Required: Must be a U.S. Citizen and possess a current and active TS/SCI clearance granted by the Department of Defense or an Intelligence Community agency. Must be able to pass a Counterintelligence (CI) Polygraph.

Background:
Assured Consulting Solutions provides strategic and innovative solutions for customer needs across the business, technology, and organizational spectrum. As a member of our team, you will have the chance to work with customers that are both Government and industry leaders and technology innovators.
 
We are seeking a highly motivated Windows Systems Engineer 3 to join our team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Troubleshooting server matters including systems, applications, and connectivity issues
  • Work with enterprise systems in terms of the management of engineering, deployment, operations, maintenance tasks and cyber security.
  • Automation of permissions and directories
  • Administering and engineering Microsoft Exchange
  • Ensure back-up servers are readily available for disaster recover
  • Maintenance and upgrades of existing servers
  • Support helpdesk team with tier-2 and tier-3 IT support tickets
  • Create standard operating procedures on all solutions implemented
Required Qualifications:
  • Skills and Tasks. Researches and evaluates new concepts and processes to improve performance. Analyzes cross-functional problem sets, identifies root causes and resolves issues. Assists more junior level technicians, specialists, and managers in their activities. Can perform all tasks of lower level technicians, specialists, and/or managers.
  • Individual Work/Teamwork/Leadership. Works individually, actively participates on integrated teams, and leads multiple tasks, projects or teams. Oversees and monitors performance, and when required, takes steps to resolve issues.
  • Guidance. Provides guidance and direction to lower level technicians, specialists, and managers.
  • Training and Certifications. DoD 8570 compliance or information assurance certification commensurate with technical objectives and services required within the task order. Applicable software or hardware training and certifications commensurate with the technical objectives, services required, and IT environment specified within the task order.
Desired Qualifications:
  • Microsoft Certified Professional or Administrator MS Server 2008 or newer
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2016
  • Plan, develop, test and deploy migration of all Windows services and applications (DNS, DFS, DHCP, FTP, IIS, Exchange, Active Directory, Windows GPOs), applying ITSM and IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) delivery concepts to ensure sound engineering practices are followed and industry standards are met.
  • Experience implementing file, email (MS Exchange 2010 or newer), and active directory services across multiple geographically dispersed data centers.
  • WSUS management, server patching using System Center Configuration Management (SCCM) and STIG implementation
  • Administration/maintenance/backup of SQL Server clustered databases
  • Manage and maintain NetBackup and provide daily backup of all servers (Windows and Linux) using standard and V-Ray backups tools.
  • Design and implement operational system enhancements for disaster recovery.
  • Design, configure and maintain Domain File System Replication (DFSR) for main file servers to provide fault tolerance and redundancy for data. 
  • Familiar with shell, bash, Perl, or python scripting
  • Practical knowledge of VMWare 5.x / 6.x and Hyper-V
  • Automation experience with leading DevOps tools (Puppet, Ansible, Atlassian Suite)
  • Operations, maintenance, and configuration of various enterprise management tools (SolarWinds, HP System Insight Manager v5.x, MOM, SCCM and SCOM)
  • Infrastructure (server, storage and network) monitoring, operations and maintenance
  • Maintenance, backup and performance tuning of virtual infrastructure and storage
Education Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree and 6 years of related experience; or Master’s degree with 4 years of experience

Years of Experience:
10+ years w/ High School Diploma
08+ years w/ Associate’s Degree
06+ years w/ Bachelor’s Degree
04+ years w/ Master’s Degree
02+ years w/ PhD

Position Type: Full-Time

Shift: Day
 
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