Sr. Windows System Administrator in Washington, DC at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 3/20/2020

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to the next level? Do you want to join an organization that values your enthusiasm for technology? Join one of our leading teams in supporting a prominent federal organization as a Sr. Systems Administrator!

We're looking for a dedicated and skilled Systems Administrator to join our team. The ideal candidate will have a strong focus on Windows systems and server administration and engineering, with strong Powershell scripting and an understanding of virtualization and related technologies. Knowledge of Linux systems is highly desired, as we work in a mixed environment. You should also have experience working with SharePoint and Active Directory. 

You'll be working alongside a fantastic team of technical professionals to maintain, implement, troubleshoot, upgrade, and manage complex, high-level Windows systems and servers.  This will include managing SharePoint applications, as well as production and test environments. Your scripting skills will be put to work as you write scripts to automate processes. The work you handle will crossover with cybersecurity, implementing DevOps processes and utilize Splunk.

This position also carries the potential to be remote 1-2 days a week. 

Due to federal security clearance requirements, applicant must be a US Citizen with an active Secret or higher security clearance.

Requirements of the Sr. Windows System Administrator:
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or related discipline
  • 4+ years of experience with hands-on Windows systems administration and engineering
  • 4+ years of experience working with Windows Server 2008 R2 - 2016
  • 2+ years of experience with SharePoint administration and/or development
  • Experience with administration for Active Directory
  • Strong Powershell scripting skills
  • Curious, can-do attitude with regards to technology; the desire to expand current skills and learn new skills as needed
  • CompTIA Security+ Certification
  • Due to federal security clearance requirements, all candidates must be US Citizens
  • All candidates must have an active Secret or higher clearance
  • Experience with F5
  • BASH or Python scripting ability 
  • Exposure to Splunk, SolarWinds, and .NET technologies
  • The salary range for this position is $120k to $130k. 
For immediate consideration, please send your formatted resume to

Job ID: 335808

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 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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