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Chenega Corporation Microsoft System Administrator - Mid in Washington, District Of Columbia


NJVC is currently looking for a Microsoft System Administrator - Mid that will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Windows server infrastructure. Works primarily in a virtualized environment.


  • Provide a combination of hypervisor (VMware and/or Hyper-V), Windows and Linux server administration support, including installation, configuration, and securing of the operating system to meet DOT baseline standards, including “DOT Gold” images or applied system configurations where applicable

  • Maintain and manage server’s hardware and software

  • Perform imaging of servers utilizing common imaging tools

  • Perform patching, hardening, and automated deployments

  • Perform basic troubleshooting and escalates complex issues to Senior Admins.

  • Maintain operating systems, including patching and necessary configuration changes, local account management, and facilitating AD account management for cybersecurity users/personnel, engaging, supporting, and ensuring that all systems within purview are appropriately backed up and other server administration duties as may be expected or common within the ITSS service delivery description:

  • Provision, manage, administer, patch, and maintain servers

  • Conduct physical and virtual server builds, installation, and configuration set-up

  • Base server administration activities (production and development environments):

  • Console Monitoring and BIOS

  • OS (if Win/Linux/Unix)

  • Patch management

  • Performance monitoring and reporting

  • SDLC baseline activities

  • 24x7 server monitoring and reporting on overall system performance and availability

  • Administration of user accounts, media services, and domain access (SSH and SFTP, etc.)

  • Full service patch management: Server, OS, and security, and application, etc.

  • Server and application monitoring and reporting

  • DNS/DHCP/IP management services

  • Provision and support cloud services as procured by DOT

  • PKI management for associated systems, including the acquisition, provisioning/installation, and maintenance of necessary digital certificates in accordance with federal and DOT standards and policies

  • HTTPS certificate management for applications using DOT approved certificate authorities

  • Single sign on implementation and operational support

  • Engage with design team and provide recommendation to S-83 federal team leadership on approaches for system designs and improvements

  • Execute deployments, updates, and other changes at the direction of the S-83 federal team leadership

  • Provide vendor coordination for issues and problem resolution, including support for application deployed in the S-83 systems

  • Complete system diagrams and related documentation in support of DOT requirements

  • Other duties as assigned


  • High school diploma or GED required

  • 6+ years of experience administrating servers and systems, cloud infrastructure, file, and print environments, specializing in Windows operating systems

  • Active Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or equivalent

  • Background check and the ability to obtain a public trust

  • The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work independently and yet be effective within a team setting

  • Must be capable of managing multiple efforts with time related constraints in a fast-paced contracting environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with diverse internal and external stakeholder groups and individuals

  • Friendly presence, helpful attitude, good interpersonal skills, and ability to work well with others

  • Excellent skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and other Office applications

  • Experience working in a home office setting as well as the ability to train end users on frequently asked technical issues

  • Ability to provide technical assistance and support over the phone with good phone skills and a professional demeanor

  • Previous customer service experience strongly desired

  • Good problem-solving skills with the ability to visualize a problem or situation and think abstractly to solve it.


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