Systems Administrator (Fairfax)

Bowhead in Fairfax, VA

  • Industry: Information Technology - Systems And Network Administrator
  • Type: Full Time
  • $94,380.00 - 144,680.00
position filled
Systems Administrator: (VDept-19-1685-W):
Bowhead seeks a Systems Administrator to provide customer support and technical assistance by:
Answering questions about installation, operation, configuration, and customization.
Applying advanced diagnostic techniques to identify problems, investigate causes and recommend solutions to correct common failures.
Specific support consists of troubleshooting hardware, software, and network related issues encountered by users.
Software support includes, but not limited to Windows operating systems currently supported by Microsoft, Microsoft Office Suite, and various specialty engineering and scientific development tools.
Installation of new software releases, system upgrades, evaluation and installation of patches and to resolve software related issues and Information Assurance Vulnerabilities (IAVs).
Assist with the maintenance and monitoring of the organizational mailbox to ensure that all users receive timely support in response to their requests for assistance.
Maintain and develop IT related procedures required to support the organization.
Support also includes working with the organizations Information Assurance Officer (IAO) for achieving system accreditation.
Provide recommendation to future IT needs of the organization.
Maintain data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
Assist in the preparation of a monthly progress and status report.
Five (5) years of Systems Administration experience in a real-world setting at a complex site (i.e., more than 100 computers running multiple operating systems) demonstrating experience in leading a computer technology effort including planning, scheduling, forecasting, and evaluating associated endeavors.Ability to work independently or as part of a team with no supervision from senior leadership.
Ability to streamline IT management and team efficiency through the use of automation and orchestration tools (e.g. Ansible, Puppet, SCCM).
Advanced understanding of operating system concepts, system interconnectivity, virtualization, hardware and software management, active directory and group policy, file systems, client/server interoperability, performance analysis, system vulnerability assessment, remediation and prevention.
Ability to write scripts in some administrative language (Shell, Perl, etc.).
Giving technical and informational presentations, writing advanced documentation, and white papers.
Independent problem solving skills, self-motivation and self-direction.
Intermediate to advanced level skills in Microsoft Office software suite - Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint
Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of employees and outside contacts. To receive and respond to instructions/assignments, must be able to read, write and speak English.
Strong interpersonal skills and good judgment with the ability to work alone or as part of a team
SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIRED: Must currently hold a security clearance at the Top Secret level. US Citizenship is a requirement for Secret clearance at this location.
Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug & alcohol screening and/or random drug screen, and must follow UICs Non-DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Program requirements. If the position requires, an applicant must pass a pre-employment criminal background history check. All post-secondary education listed on the applicants resume/application may be subject to verification.
Where driving may be required or where a rental car must be obtained for business travel purposes, applicants must have a valid driver license for this position and will be subject to verification. In addition, the applicant must pass an in-house, online, driving course to be authorized to drive for company purposes.
UIC is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics EOE/AA/M/F/D/V. In furtherance, pursuant to The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act 43 U.S.C. Sec. 1601 et seq., and federal contractual requirements, UIC and its subsidiaries may legally grant certain preference in employment opportunities to UIC Shareholders and their Descendants, based on the provisions contained within The Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act.
All candidates must apply online at www.uicalaska.com, and submit a completed application for all positions they wish to be considered. Once the employment application has been completed and submitted, any changes to the application after submission may not be reviewed. Please contact a UIC HR Recruiter if you have made a significant change to your application. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), persons unable to complete an online application should contact UIC Human Resources for assistance (
UIC Government Services (UICGS / Bowhead) provides innovative business solutions to federal and commercial customers in the areas of engineering, maintenance services, information technology, program support, logistics/base support, and procurement. Collectively, the fast-growing Bowhead Family of Companies offers a breadth of services which are performed with a focus on quality results. Headquartered in Springfield, VA, we are a fast-growing, multi-million-dollar corporation recognized as one of the top 25 8(a) companies for government contracting.
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Associated topics: administrator, equipment, network, scom, scom sccm, system administrator, system center configuration manager, system center operations manager, tcp, tcp ip

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