Windows Systems Administrator – Secret Clearance

  • IO, Arlington, Virginia, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

AETOS is a CVE Certified Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) providing information technology solutions focused on building a business that is customer-centered and performance-oriented. At Aetos, we specialize in developing IT solutions to optimize functionality and efficiencies for government and commercial clients to meet their business needs.

    Job Description

    Job Title:        Windows System Admin
    Client:             Department of Homeland Security
    Location:        Arlington, Virginia

    Security Clearance: Active Secret Clearance - Must be able to obtain a DHS Suitability prior to start date.  US Citizens Only.

    Responsibilities include:

    The Windows Systems Administrator The Windows Systems Administrator maintains a virtual system environment. Duties may include:

    •  User Admin, Sys Admin, Documentation and cradle to grave SDLC support.
    • Interacts with developers and infrastructure support team to provide vendor application support.
    • Supports and develops SOPs that provide policies and standards for sustainment of customer systems and resources.
    • Participate in 24x7 schedules with fixed shift and possible weekend support. Operate and maintain all Production, Pre-Production, and Development systems in a Windows environment.
    • Perform System Administration to included AD, GPO policies, Patching, application support, and activities to include account management, monitoring and management of system resources (CPU, memory, disk, etc), monitoring and auditing system logs.
    • Implement and monitor the Enterprise Windows Servers testing and installation of patches, updates, additional tools and future versions of all software on a regular basis.
    • Meet compliance for Information Security Vulnerability Management (ISVMs) and Intelligence Community Vulnerability Alert (ICVAs) and provide support for DoD STIGS.
    • Perform Systems Lifecycle management including planning, implementation, maintenance, upgrades, consolidation, and decommissioning of enterprise hardware, and software.
    • Manage system requirements and derived requirements to ensure the system is compatible with defined architecture and meets customer needs.

    Required Skills:

    • Minimum clearance requirement is an ACTIVE Secret with the ability to upgrade to Top Secret with SCI Eligibility.
    • Must be able to obtain DHS Suitability.
    • Ability to work on the 2nd shift schedule from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.
    • Microsoft Windows server and client administration (Windows 2012 or Windows 2016)
    • Experience with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy
    • Knowledgeable and experience in application of STIGs to secure Windows services and applications
    • Windows Server Update Services (WSUS)
    • Backups/Restore, ePO McAfee, VMware 6.0 or higher
    • Participate in 24x7 schedules with fixed shift and possible weekend support Desired


    • Applicable Microsoft certifications (Examples: MCSE, MCSA), Security+ CE

    Desired Skills:

    • Experience with Infrastructure as Code (IaC) using Ansible or other comparable products
    • Familiarity SQL Server 2012/2014/2016
    • Microsoft Exchange Server 2010 or 2016
    • Altiris
    • SharePoint Server •Double-Take Back up Software
    • Advanced experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016
    • Venafi Certificate Management Systems

    Additional Information

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.