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Windows Systems Engineer

Posted on 27 June 2017 by

Information Technology 
Arlington, VA  

Windows Systems Engineer
Location: Arlington, VA
U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidate selected must be able to successfully pass an extensive client background investigation

Essential Job Functions & Responsibilities for Windows Systems Engineer:

The candidate will provide Windows Systems Engineer support for our client. The successful candidate’s core responsibilities will include, but not to be limited to:
Supporting the operations of a production enterprise application running Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2008 on multiple Windows servers.
Performing Windows technical analysis and operational support.
Operation and maintenance of the OS including application of patches and upgrades.
Understanding Government policies and terminology in support of cybersecurity requirements. Security hardening for OS and web containers is required.
Handling support desk tickets related to the operation system and application.
Hardware / OS performance analysis and tuning, enhancements and corrective actions.
Ensuring the ongoing process/system capability associated with projects and manages any changes required to meet or exceed the expectations established in project designs.
Defining project scope and objectives and develop detailed work plans, schedules, project estimates, resource plans, and status reports.
Ensuring adherence to quality standards, review project deliverables, manage the integration of vendor tasks, and track and review vendor deliverables.
Scripting development to automate processes and monitor system performance.
Controlling consistency and integrity monitoring and health checks of the operating system and applications.
Working with database administrators to ensure the integrity of the database environments. Assist database administrators with performance and capacity issues.
Setting up administrator and service accounts.
Providing backup and recovery.
Maintaining system documentation and writing installation and operations documents.
Effectively interacting with the customer.

Minimum Requirements for Windows Systems Engineer:
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Mathematics or a related academic focus area with 5+ years of relevant experience. An equivalent combination of education, certification, and relevant experience may be considered.
Experience working with DHA projects in all life cycles.
Experience in the creation, deployment, and operation of IT systems.
Expert knowledge in managing schedule, performance, and quality of the IT systems development life-cycle.
Experience in managing the relationship with Government hosting environments.
Experience managing projects in similar size and scope.
Experience with IIS/Tomcat and .NET Framework.
SQL experience in creating and updating scripts.
Knowledge on the CCB process.
Extensive knowledge of Windows Server 2012 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2/SP2.
On call and after-hours maintenance support required.
Some travel to US and overseas sites may be required.
U.S. Citizenship is required. Candidate selected must be able to successfully pass an extensive client background investigation

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