Windows Admin - 3634

Metro Systems Inc. is currently seeking a Windows System Administrator to support a Federal Government client in Arlington, Virginia.


  • Operate and maintain all production, test, and development systems in a Windows environment
  • Perform system administration activities to include account management, monitoring and management of system resources (CPU, memory, disk, etc), monitoring and auditing system logs, back-up and recovery, continuity of operations, security, managing operating systems, and storage management
  • Test and install operating system, COTS, and GOTS upgrades and patches and Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAs) consistent with security, information assurance, and established change control requirements
  • Server Operation and Management
  • Support a data center environment (hardware and software) to ensure maximum availability for customers. Maintain server operating systems, COTS, and GOTS software at the versions required
  • Create and maintain documentation to support the testing, installation, operations and maintenance of data center equipment
  • Proficient in Change Management
  • Perform system back-ups and restore functions to ensure data availability and survivability of information
  • Restore and/or reproduce current and legacy systems, applications, and data in accordance with directives and requirements for data and disaster recovery or as specified by the TM
  • The contractor shall maintain a data storage backup log
  • Desktop/Client Operation and Management to include but is not limited to setup/ installation/replacement, software and peripheral upgrades, service requests, and troubleshooting
  • Follow established Incident, Problem, and Change Management procedures in order to document all requests for service, resolve user issues, correct the root cause of incidents, and minimize any adverse impact to the customer

Required Qualifications:

  • Microsoft Windows server and client administration (Windows 2008 and Windows 7, respectively): Microsoft Exchange Server, SQL Server, System Center Configuration Manager, Windows Server Update Services (WSUS), SharePoint Server, Double-Take and Comm Vault management & administration, Clustered Server management, Windows Scripting, VMware 6/Virtual PC administration, Citrix administration, WEB Master (IIS), Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) administration, BACKUP/RESTORE, GCCS-J 4.x or similar command and control operational systems experience, Desktop management, Windows scripting, Incident/problem resolution
  • Bachelor’s degree, related technical training (or equivalent experience) plus at least two years of directly related experience
  • Experience with VMware 6
  • Experience with installing SCCM on server
  • Security+ Certification is required
  • Top Secret/SCI Eligible  

Desired Skills:

  • MCSE certification is desired.


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