Senior Windows Systems Administrator - 3630

MSI is seeking a Senior Windows Systems Administrator to support our government client in Washington, DC. 

Job Description:

  • Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of a large (2000+) Windows Server infrastructure, to in­clude, oversight of Active Directory 2012.
  • Performs advanced troubleshooting of complex system is­sues.
  • Creates PowerShell scripts to automate routine administra­tive tasks and provide system level reports. Leverages expe­rience to provide input to improvements (People, Process, Tools, and Technology) in the environment.
  • Exhibits the capability to resolve issues independently; coordinates and communicates changes and major issues with the client and team members.
  • Researches and recommends innovative and automated approaches for system administration tasks.
  • Develops and maintains standard operating procedures. Contributes to and maintains system standards.
  • Installs new/rebuilds existing servers and configures hard­ware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational re­quirements.
  • Installs and configures systems per approved change requests.
  • Provides problem determination, including interfacing with IT professionals to isolate the root cause of problems.
  • Pro­vides incident resolution and break/fix situations, including dealing with software and hardware vendor technical sup­port.
  • Evaluates, installs, maintains, and troubleshoots application services on Windows servers. Performs software installa­tion, configuration, upgrade, support, maintenance, and troubleshooting.
  • Provides account management and access control.


  • BA and 5 years of experience administrating and managing servers and systems, specializing in Windows operating systems.
  • Must have advanced knowledge of Microsoft Active Direc­tory and SQL Server.
  • Must possess a Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Server Infrastructure or equivalent.
  • Must have experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, etc.)


MSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.