• JRSS OPs - Windows System Administrator

    Job Locations US-VA-Springfield
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Clearance Requirement
    Education Requirement
    Bachelor's Degree
    Sec+ or CISSP, Windows based or MCSE, VMWare
    Experience Level
    8570 Compliant
    IAT 2
  • Overview

    SMS is seeking a Windows Systems Engineer to support our Joint Regional Security Stack (JRSS) team in Springfield, VA with occasional travel to Ft. Meade MD. You must hold an active Secret Clearance to qualify and be eligible for Top Secret clearance as required by the contract.


    SMS is a fast growing, veteran-owned business that's has supported Federal Government's IT initiatives for over four decades.  We work side-by-side with our Federal clients as a trusted, long-term partner to offer innovative advice and leadership to solve their most pressing and complex problems. We orchestrate people, strategies, technologies and best-of-breed business processes. The SMS advantage in management and technology consulting includes deep domain expertise in complex networking design and unifying communities of interest. 


    We have strong capabilities in design & build, planning, governance, quality management, security, analytics, virtualization, operations and business process improvement. For 40 years, SMS has brought customer satisfaction to Federal clients and formed lasting alliances with leading technology companies and talented small businesses to deliver joint, leading-edge, cost-effective services and products. 

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    In this role you will support the development, testing, deployment, documentation and maintenance of the Windows infrastructure within the JRSS architecture.

    Primary Responsibilities:
    Provide tier 2/3 operations support for JRSS Windows-based systems. Responsible for implementing, testing and evaluating upgrades, patching, STIG'ing, and
    troubleshoot system issues.
    Support the design, development, test, and deployment of the JRSS Windows-based systems as required for new or upgraded functionality.
    Develop documentation as required to operationalize new or updated capabilities.
    Deploy systems into production.


    Requires BS degree and 8 - 12 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 6 - 10 years of prior relevant experience. Equivalent work experience will be
    considered in lieu of degree.
    You must hold an active Secret Clearance and be eligible to obtain a Top Secret clearance to per program requirements.
    You must have current IAT II 8570 certification (Security+ce, CISSP) to qualify.

    Required Qualifications:
    Good knowledge of Active Directory with experience in managing AD, DNS, and DHCP
    Strong knowledge of server virtualization
    Experience building and managing systems within VMware 5.5 or later
    Strong understanding of WAN/LAN principles, network hardware/protocols (Ethernet adapters, routers, switches, cabling).
    Experience with the design and implementation of backup solutions
    Experience with the design and implementation of storage solutions (SAN, vSAN)
    Experience with DISA STIGS


    Preferred Qualifications:
    Experience with Microsoft Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
    Experience with Public Key Infrastructure (PKI), certificate authority (CA) configuration and how they are used to manage server and user certs
    Experience deploying and configuring McAfee Host Based Security System (HBSS)
    Experience with one or more programming/scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, Python, etc
    Experience with MS SQL


    SMS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


    SMS is a veteran-owned network integrator established in 1976.  With an employee retention rate averaging over 5 years, our ability to hire quality people and retain them in a rapidly evolving IT market proves why we are a world-class information technology company. At SMS, we place a high value on quality of service, customer satisfaction, and best-of-breed policies and practices. As a result, SMS is proud to be ISO 9001:2008 Registered and a CMMI Level 3 certified company, ensuring that we continue to meet and exceed the expectations of our customers, partners and employees.  


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