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Network/Systems Administrator

Company: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor --- 4.6
Location: Triangle
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

SimVentions, consistently voted one Virginia's Best Places to Work, is looking for a Junior Systems Administrator to join our team!
Under general supervision, performs technical work to maintain, support, and optimize the local and wide area network systems, physical and virtual server environments, and firewall.Work involves monitoring operations of critical equipment, reviewing log files and reports, assisting technicians with problem resolution, installing hardware/software, and reviewing and modifying hardware/software configurations to ensure high levels of availability and security of the supported business applications, scrutinizing network traffic.Installs server and network equipment and performs hardware and software upgrades, patching, and full system migrations.Provides support to IT systems including day-to-day operations, monitoring, and problem resolution for all of the client/server/storage/network devices, mobile devices, etc.Assists in analyzing and resolving security incidents and vulnerability issues in a timely and accurate fashion and conducts user activity audits where required.Provides Tier 3 (Help Desk) problem identification, diagnosis, and resolution of problems.
Responsibilities: -


  • Configures and manages Windows operating systems and installs/loads operating system software, troubleshoots, maintains integrity, and configures network components and operating systems enhancements to improve reliability and performance
  • Administers and maintains end user accounts, permissions, and access rights
  • Performs system backups, archive and restore operations/disaster recovery
  • Coordinates system updates with administrators to ensure security vulnerabilities and risk remain as low as possible
  • Participates in design meetings, reviews, and implementation projects, and coordinates with other departments
  • Establishes baselines, provides metrics, and regular reporting as directed
  • Supports maintenance, patching, and upgrades of all infrastructure; may require non-standard working hours
  • Documents network and server architecture
  • Ensures components maintain compliance with NIST security requirements
  • Other duties as may be assigned by management.

    Required Skills & Experience:

    • Microsoft O365 application administration and support
    • Windows Server Standard, Windows Server Datacenter 2019,2016
    • Perform RMA replacement activities with vendors
    • Strong ability to troubleshoot and resolve outages
    • Ability to follow processes
    • Strong documentation skills
    • High level ability to troubleshoot and problem solve complex issues
    • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
    • Good communication skills - both written and verbal

      Preferred Skills & Experience: - -

      Computer networking: 1 year - -
      Cisco Meraki: 1 year -
      Virtualization
      Microsoft Azure
      Knowledge of NIST 800-171 and/or IT security best practices
      An analytical mind
      Zendesk
      Knowledge of ethernet switches, routers, firewalls, DDOS mitigation, VPN, intrusion detection, Internet content filtering, and caching technologies

      Education: - -Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Work Experience
      Minimum Clearance: - -Ability to Obtain Secret Clearance
      Travel: Occasional travel to remote offices
      Location: Fredericksburg, VA
      Why Work for SimVentions?
      SimVentions is about more than just being a place to work with other growth-orientated technically exceptional experts. It's also a fun place to work. Our family-friendly atmosphere encourages our employee-owners to imagine, create, explore, discover, and do great things together.
      Support Our Warfighters
      SimVentions is a proud supporter of the U.S. military, and we take pride in our ability to provide relevant, game-changing solutions to our armed men and women around the world.
      Drive Customer Success
      We deliver innovative products and solutions that go beyond the expected. This means you can expect to work with a team that will allow you to grow, have a voice, and make an impact.Get Involved in Giving Back
      We believe that one of the best ways to be a well-rounded company is to have well-rounded employees, and one of the ways we encourage that is by providing a wide range of service opportunities for our team members to engage in throughout the year.
      Build Innovative Technology
      SimVentions takes pride in its innovative and cutting-edge technology, so you can be sure that whatever project you work on, you will be having a direct impact on our customer's success.
      Work with Brilliant People
      At SimVentions, we don't just hire the smartest people. We hire experienced, creative individuals who are passionate about what they do, and who benefit from the culture that we have created here.
      Create Meaningful Solutions
      We are trusted partners with our customers and are provided challenging and meaningful requirements to help them solve.
      Employees who join SimVentions will enjoy benefits like:

      • Impact: work on projects that directly support the defense of our nation.
      • Serve: work for a company that supports its surrounding communities.
      • Employee Owned: work with the best and help build YOUR company.
      • Dress code: business casual. We like to be comfortable while we work.
      • Healthcare: one of the best packages in the industry.
      • Culture: add to our culture of technical excellence and collaboration.
      • Food: we have a lot of food around here.
      • Family focus: work for a team that recognizes the importance of family time.
      • Resources: - excellent facilities, tools, and training opportunities to grow in your field.
      • Open communication: work in an environment where your voice matters.
      • Fitness/Well-being: - opportunities to participate in company sports teams and workout groups.
      • Professional development: employee-led interest groups for personal and professional development plus great training options
      • What you bring to the table: contribute, grow, and thrive.

        Other Perks:

        • Lots of employee appreciation events throughout the year
        • Excellent working facilities and tools to get your job done
        • Regular communication ("All-Hands", "SimV Share", "Imagineering Day") to stay connected to SimV culture, stay abreast of what is happening in the company, and meet new faces while eating good food
        • SimVentions sports teams and workout groups
        • Employee led interest groups for personal and professional development
        • What you bring to the table---

          FTACEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: SimVentions, Inc - Glassdoor --- 4.6, Alexandria , Network/Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Triangle, Virginia

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