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Senior Windows Systems Admin (Washington DC)
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GTN Technical Staffing | Hyattsville, MD
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Job Description

Sr. Windows System Administrator

Location: Hyattsville, MD (DC Metro)
Position Type: Direct-Hire
Hourly/Salary: BOE

GTN Technical Staffing is currently seeking a Sr. Windows Systems Admin for a Direct-Hire in Washington DC (Hyattsville, MD). The Sr. Windows Systems Admin will maintain Microsoft Windows, configure/install Servers, ensure VMWare virtualization environment remains secure and highly available to service the computing needs of the enterprise. The Sr. Windows Systems Admin will deploy applications via Citrix Xenapp and manage the Citrix Servers. The Sr. Windows Systems Admin will proactively manage potential issues and recommend solutions for improvement.

  • Oversees and implements the installation, configuration, testing, and maintenance of Microsoft server operating systems.
  • Maintains high levels of system availability and optimal performance by monitoring the server environment and addresses performance and availability issues as they arise.
  • Installs and configures new Servers to handle expanding system workloads or to service new applications. Partners with application owners and vendors to patch or upgrade application software hosted on Windows Servers.
  • Performs regular maintenance, patch management, and software updates to maintain appropriate levels of server security.
  • Documents instructional procedures and configurations regarding system builds and support processes.
  • Performs project, and capacity planning. This can include identifying projects, developing project tasks and timelines, estimating future capacity requirements, obtaining budgetary quotes, and determining inter-operability requirements for hardware and software.
  • Maintains a relationship with hardware and software vendors, including support calls and maintenance updates.
  • Analyzes system logs to proactively identify and address potential issues before they impact processing.
  • Performs routine system hardware and software audits. Evaluates and provides recommendations for new hardware and software technology.
  • Utilize PowerShell Scripting for custom utilities, system monitoring and reporting
  • Develops scripts and implements processes to automate routine tasks to proactively maintain a healthy server environment.
  • Keeps current regarding new trends and emerging technologies.

7+ years of experience in the following skill sets

  • Windows server systems administration - Windows Server 2008+
  • Experience working with and supporting Active Directory - including group policies and DFS.
  • VMWare ESX 6.5 management experience
  • Strong hands on experience supporting Windows 2 Servers.
  • Hands on experience with AD administration
  • Hands on experience with Citrix Xenapp administration - 7.6 and up
  • Hands on experience using PowerShell to automate routine processes.
  • Working with ServiceNow (at least 3 years)
  • Working in a 24x7x365 environment where 99.99% uptime is the expectation

PREFERRED (but not required)

  • Professional Certifications such as MCSA or MCSE
  • ITIL foundations certification is a plus
  • MS Office VBA a strong plus


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About GTN Technical Staffing

GTN Technical Staffing maintains a core team of project and technical leaders that oversee the delivery of high quality solutions. Our consultants include PMI certified project managers, legacy and web application developers, database architects, business analysts, technical architects, security specialists, systems administrators, training and documentation specialists, and more. GTN Technical Staffing has a global presence, with a proven ability to source and hire consultants for IT jobs internationally in such diverse countries as Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, Germany, and more. Are you interested in a recruiting career? If so take a look at some of the characteristics of a successful recruiter, and contact us if you think you are a fit.