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Windows Systems Administrator (Secret Clearance Required)

Job Title
Windows Systems Administrator (Secret Clearance Required)
Job ID
Linthicum,  MD 21090
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Windows Systems Administrator

Linthicum, MD

Secret Required To Start – Top Secret Desired


Talent Orchard has been retained by DEI as their outsourced recruiting organization to manage their hiring process and we are searching for an experienced Windows Systems Administrator with an active Secret or Top Secret Clearance to support a newly re-awarded program for a DoD customer in Linthicum, MD.



  • Windows System Administration - building, deploying, upgrading and maintaining Windows 2008/2012/2016 servers on multiple virtual and physical servers, supporting multiple applications and services
  • Providing tier 3 troubleshooting and issue resolution
  • Integrating technologies using VMWare ESXi, NetApp SANs, Cisco UCS and HP servers


Required Qualifications:

  • Must have 10 years of professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education; or 8 years of professional experience with a related Master’s degree; or 18 years of professional experience without a degree
  • Secret clearance required to start – Must be able to obtain Top Secret with SCI eligibility
  • Experience with Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 configuration and administration
  • Experience with Domain and LAN administration
  • Experience with VMWare, ESXi, VCenter
  • Experience with Active Directory administration, GPO configuration and troubleshooting
  • Experience with Share and NTFS permission configuration and DFS deployments
  • Familiarity with DNS, DHCP, SQL administration, Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, SCCM and file server migrations
  • Understanding of host network teaming
  • Understanding of NAS and SAN protocols such as NFS, CIFS, iSCSI, and FCP
  • Experience monitoring and tracking trouble tickets and change requests to ensure high quality customer service
  • DoD 8570 compliant with Security+




Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • HP and Cisco server hardware and blades, including, their associated interconnects (SAS, FC, TCP/IP)
  • VMware design, configuration, administration and troubleshooting experience in clusters larger than 6 nodes
  • NetApp FAS design, configuration, administration and troubleshooting experience with 7-mode and cDOT
  • Cisco UCS configuration, and troubleshooting experience
  • Monitoring system resource usage and ensuring adequate resources using common industry tools
  • Experience maintaining Configuration Management systems and package deployment installation and configuration of MS SQL server
  • Experience applying STIG’s and enforcing DoD compliance
  • Ability to create PowerShell script to automate redundant tasks
  • Experience with Splunk
  • Ability to work with limited guidance and as part of a team
  • Microsoft and/or NetApp certified
  • Understanding of PowerShell and PowerCLI commands and scripting
  • Configuring and maintaining WSUS and/or SCCM server
  • Backup administration with Backup Exec 2016


Talent Orchard LLC is an SBA (8A), Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business, and Woman Business Enterprise Certified firm that provides the following services to clients in the commercial and public service sectors:

  •  Human Capital
  •  Professional Services
  •  Accounting/Audit Readiness
  •  Network/Cyber Security & IT Infrastructure
  • Software Development/Engineering

Established in 2010, Talent Orchard has an exceptional reputation, providing staffing solutions to time-sensitive, talent scarcity issues to deliver better talent management ROI.  Our specialty lies in the critical area of program talent acquisition and resource management, not in one narrow skillset, but across many areas of technical and functional delivery.

To learn more about our other exciting opportunities, please visit our Jobs Page at www.talentorchard.com.


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