Senior Systems Administrator

Job Description

The Senior Systems Administrator shall plan, lead and, if necessary, conduct site-surveys and uses the information acquired to produce a complete delineation of products and services, support equipment, computer, and electronic equipment installations required for the site to fully support mission operations. The SSA shall plan, direct, and; if necessary, conduct regular, special, and integrated system test programs. The SSA shall prepare and conduct special reports and presentations that contain actionable information, which is pertinent to individual site operations. She/he shall conduct integrated equipment system test. The SSA shall plan, prepare and conduct on the job training to the FBI and junior Offeror personnel, as required. The SSA shall coordinate with other field engineers to the benefit of the FBI. The SSA shall support the unit with other duties as assigned within the scope of work.

Typical Education & Experience
Typically a Bachelor's Degree and 6 years work experience or equivalent experience

Required Skills and Education

Atleast ten plus years of experience in designing, managing, administering, documenting, troubleshooting and supporting multiple, heterogeneous computer networks in both production and development environments.

Experience in:

• Systems/Equipment Installation and Implementation to include: installation, configuration, implementation, and validation of installation of components.

To include but are not limited to:

  • Microsoft (current Version) Storage Spaces Direct
  • (S2D)Microsoft (current Version) Failover Clustering
  • Microsoft (current Version) Hyper-V Manager
  • Microsoft's System Center monitoring components/methods
  • Mass storage arrays and servers
  • Author and utilize scripting languages, mainly but not limited to PowerShell, to automate tedious, repetitive, and/or error prone tasks related to installation, configuration, and management of IT systems and services

• Strong customer service skills

• Installation of network switches, routers, and firewalls

• Installation and management of systems via hypervisors and virtualization subsystems

• Articulate problems/resolutions to management

• Installation and management of workstations, including end user workstations and connected end-point devices

• Installation and management of UPS

• Provide prompt, efficient, and professional support for multiple customer locations

• Track the status of work being performed by the subordinate system administrators

• Step in mid-problem and provide advanced troubleshooting and support to others

• Utilize a background of strong and broad experience to resolve issues across an enterprise

• Provide ad-hoc network, system, and workstation support

• Provide technical assistance to facilities that require• ingenuity and technical reasoning

• Support a variety of networking, storage, virtualization, and other components that may span across multi-generational deployments

• Evaluate effectiveness of existing technologies on site, and considering emerging technologies

• Excellent communication skills to facilitate end users' needs with management decisions

• Identify technology issues and shortfalls to management

• Ability to learn new technologies by their own initiative or as directed by management, and act as a Subject Matter Expert for that technology

• Perform administration and maintenance of hardware and software systems utilized throughout a system

• Properly setup, from the box, any component in an enterprise environment with little to no direct assistance

• Provide escalation level technical support

• Provide research and development to assist initiatives

• Current knowledge of industry trends and advancements

• Perform testing, documentation, and deployment of modernization technologies to existing production environments.

• Maintain cloud (examples: Azure, AWS) infrastructure systems

• Maintain on premise cloud (examples: Azure, AWS, OpenStack) infrastructure systems

• Add, configure, and manage Roles and-Features on Microsoft Server (current v ersion) including but not limited to:
  • Active Directory
  • DHCPServer
  • DNS Server
  • File and Storage Services
  • Print and Document Services
  • Remote Desktop Services
  • Windows Server Update Services
  • .NET Framework
  • Containers
  • Data Center Bridging
  • Failover Clustering
  • Group Policy Management
  • Remote Server Administration Tools
  • Windows PowerShell

• Maintain current versions of Microsoft server technologies including but not limited to:
  • Skype for Business Server and client installations
  • SQL Server
  • SharePoint Server
  • Exchange
  • Azure Stack
  • System Center

• Configure and monitor systems/servers utilizing Windows Admin Center

• Configure and monitor systems/servers utilizing Failover Cluster Manager tools

• Configure and monitor systems/servers utilizing Remote Server Administrative Tools (RSAT)

About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security
BAE Systems Intelligence & Security, based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do-from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. That's BAE Systems. That's Inspired Work. Equal Opportunity Employer/Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression. To see Inspired Work in action, visit and follow us on Facebook:

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