Senior Windows Administrator

Location: Arlington, VA
ApplyLogic is a fast-growing Veteran-Owned consulting firm, headquartered in Dunn Loring, VA. Our people are our greatest asset and our company culture is grounded on that belief. We offer challenging and interesting work in a friendly and supportive environment. We deliver best-in-class technical expertise to the Federal Government market through IT professional service contracts. 

We offer a competitive salary with a robust Fortune 500 type benefits package: employee assistance, employee adoption, 401K with match, medical, dental, vision, life, short-term and long-term disability, 15 paid time days off, 10 holidays, unlimited web-based training and up to $5K towards continuing education and/or professional development and more!
 
Founded in 2004, ApplyLogic is a Veteran Owned Small Business, ISO9001:2015 certified with over $7M annual revenues and 35 employees. Our growth has been recognized in the Washington Technology Fast 50 and the INC. 5000. We have an immediate Senior Windows Administrator​ position in Arlington, VA.

Job Description and Responsibilities:
  • Support a large windows infrastructure which includes VMware, IIS, SQL, IDM, and other enterprise applications in a fast-paced environment
  • Ownership of major incidents, deployment scheduling, implementation, run, and maintain and Windows Server 2008R2/2012 /2016 infrastructure
  • Demonstrated ability to work with application owners to formulate, troubleshoot and document application installations 
  • Install, troubleshoot and deliver COTS and custom apps to end users using server infrastructure.  
  • Follow best practices to adhere to enterprise architecture.  
  • Work ticket queues and document resolutions completely and accurately  
  • Exceed expected quality of service on maintenance & deployment of upgrades, enhancements and modifications to systems  
  • Create and Maintain SOP’s and train junior staff  
  • Research and recommend automated approaches for system administration tasks where possible.  
  • Install new/rebuild existing servers and configuration hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standard and project/operational requirements.  
  • Ensure correct installation, configuration, use, and maintenance of our windows server infrastructure  
  • Maintains system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, performance tuning, troubleshooting system hardware, software, and operating system issues  
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures; contribute to and maintain system standards, policies, and procedures  
  • Administer, run, and maintain clients Windows server infrastructure in production  
  • Responsible for escalations to management for any SEV1 issues  
  • Monitor ticket queue to ensure tickets are being assigned and addressed
 
Qualifications:
  • Must have six plus years Windows server administration experience
  • PowerShell scripting expertise
  • Experience with IIS web-services and SQL Server
  • Experience working with application vendors
  • Hands on experience to troubleshoot hardware issues with HP and Dell servers
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows AD, GPO, and Server OS
  • Understanding of server architectures, hardware, RAID
  • Knowledge of HA computing and networking. (eg. Microsoft Clustering, load balancing, TCP/IP, DNS)
  • Understanding of application & OS security, including virus scan management and patching
  • Able to analyze alerts from various monitoring tools and take appropriate actions during troubleshooting
  • Must have demonstrated a high level of problem analysis and resolution skills
 
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience
 
Clearance:
  • U.S. Citizenship
  • Public Trust
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