M. C. Dean, Inc. System Administrator 2 - Washington, DC in Washington, District Of Columbia
System Administrator 2 - Washington, DC
Location Washington, DC
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Job Duties and Responsibilities:
In this role you will be responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and testing of Physical Access Control, CCTV, PSIM and Integrated Electronic Systems. This position is maintained at a single work location in the Washington D.C. area. Candidates must be flexible in schedule, neat in appearance, able to communicate professionally with customers and coworkers. Punctuality, attendance, a willingness to learn, and an ability to work well with others are key to success in this role.
Essential responsibilities and activities include but are not limited to:
Manage physical security system support to meet service level agreements
Analyze physical security system performance and recommend improvements
Resolve complex system issues for physical security systems and networks
Triage customer support calls, providing Tier 1 help desk support and Tier 2 escalation as needed
Communicate with customers, manufacturers, vendors, and technical specialists
Train system users and other system support personnel as needed
Analyze and modify preventive maintenance checklists for system changes
Troubleshoot system performance issues and implement corrective actions
Perform preventive maintenance actions including system back-ups, error log reviews, database size analysis, and integrity checks
Organize and prepare detailed documentation of system performance, including service request records, and analysis
Perform desktop hardware and operating system set-up, imaging software loading, and antivirus updates
Implementation of Server and Workstation patching and STIG remediation
Perform all duties with minimal direct supervision
Proven experience as a Windows Systems Administrator, with at least 5+ years in a similar role.
Proficiency in Windows Server operating systems (e.g., Windows Server 2016/2019).
Strong knowledge of Active Directory management and Group Policy administration.
Hands-on experience with VMware virtualization technologies.
Familiarity with PowerScale or similar storage solutions.
Proficiency in PowerShell scripting for automation and task optimization.
Strong troubleshooting skills and the ability to resolve complex technical issues.
Excellent communication and teamwork skills.
Please note that in pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires U.S. Citizenship and an active TS/SCI Clearance or above.
Education: Computer Science, Engineering Degree or a Related Technical Discipline
Master's Degree and 0-2 years preferred
Bachelor's Degree and 2-4 Years preferred
Associates Degree and 6-8 Years of progressive experience or
HS Diploma or Equivalent and 8-10 Years of progressive experience
Requires system administrator experience in performing triage on system problems, resolving the system problems, analyzing system data to prevent problems, implementing new workstations, and system extensions.
Requires 2 + years of experience programming/administrating Physical Access Control Systems.
Requires previous experience at effectively managing teams of 2 -10 employees.
Requires an understanding of Windows patching and vulnerability remediation.
Requires advanced knowledge of Windows active directory hierarchy and implementation.
Requires basic knowledge of large scale networking, VLANS and routing.
Requires reliable attendance at customer site during work hours required by customer.
Requires the ability to work flexible shifts that include nights, weekends and holidays as needed.
Requires minimal travel
Requires minimum of Security + Certification, CASP, or CISSP certification preferred
Strong oral, written and presentation skills.
Demonstrated background working with multidisciplinary teams.
Demonstrated time management and organization skills to meet deadlines and quality objectives.
Strong MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint skills.
Desired / Advantageous Qualifications :
Certification\Experience in CCure 9000 Access Control System.
Certification\Experience in AMAG Access Control System.
Certification\Experience in BOSCH BVMS.
Microsoft SQL Server Query writing and management experience.
Experience troubleshooting and maintaining Microsoft Server (2012,2016).
Install and load system operating software.
Experience programming/administrating Access Control Systems of any type.
Experience with installation, troubleshooting, and testing of security electronics equipment.
Relevant certifications e.g., MCSA, MCSE, VMware Certified Professionals) are a plus.
Exposure to computer screens for an extended period of time.
Sitting for extended periods of time.
Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.
Have finger dexterity in order to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard.
Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.
Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.
Identify and understand the speech of another person.
Applicants for this position may be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or demonstrate that they have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.
EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled