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Windows System Administrator / SME

Washington, DC

Job Type: Contract
Job Id : 310272
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Position Summary

Our client is a premier technology integrator with approximately 33,000 employees worldwide. With a strong commitment to supporting programs of national importance, our client is able to help solve our country’s most significant problems. They are currently looking for a Windows System Administrator / Subject Matter Expert to join their incredible team.

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident with the ability to obtain a Public Trust Clearance.

This position has a great benefit package that includes Medical, Dental and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance for those who qualify.

Responsibilities of the Windows System Administrator / Subject Matter Expert:

  • Ensure server performance operations are in accordance with industry standards
  • Collaborate with networks and storage teams to ensure infrastructure capability is optimized 
  • Create and maintain documentation related to Windows server, maintain Windows patching schedule and execute patches/version updates
  • Participate in disaster recovery planning and execution
  • Support data consolidation efforts
  • Offer expertise in migrations to managed services
  • Design, build, test, and implement applications within established timelines
  • Evaluate and analyze hardware and software; offer recommendations for improvements

Requirements of the Windows System Administrator / Subject Matter Expert:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline
  • At least 12 years of relevant work experience as a SME-level Windows System Administrator 
  • Experience managing Windows servers remotely, clustering and network load balancing
  • Experience with Tier 3 troubleshooting and Windows server infrastructure maintenance 
  • Experience with ADFS, performing backups and restores, Windows 2008, and Windows 2012
  • Azure experience required

Keywords: Windows System Administrator, Subject Matter Expert, Windows Server, Windows 2008, Windows 2012, Advanced Troubleshooting, ADFS, Active Directory Federation Services, Azure

Job ID: 310272

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging nearly 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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