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Systems Administrator - Windows Administrator

The Systems Administrator - Windows Admin position is currently available in the following offices: Washington, D.C.

About the Position

APT is seeking a Systems Administrator to work in its Washington, DC headquarters office. The employee will work with an experienced management team in a dynamic technology oriented company. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to build a long-term and exciting career in a rapidly growing organization. APT offers a collaborative, high-intensity and high-integrity work environment, competitive salary, health benefits, a 401(k) and more.

What does this mean for you?

The position is responsible for the configuration, maintenance, backup and support of our Microsoft Windows 2012R2/12/08 enterprise servers. Supporting multiple data center and office environments, via both virtual access as well as physical access. Specific responsibilities would include:

  • Configuration and deployment of rack mounted server systems
  • Monitoring servers - rapidly and effectively diagnosing and solving outages or performance problems; utilizing tools such as Splunk, Nagios/Icinga, and Microsoft’s System Center Suite
  • Managing patch testing, deployment and maintenance activities
  • Participating in the administration of Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP across multiple offices and sites
  • Administering Hyper-V Servers and executing VM management tasks for both production and R&D environments
  • Working day-to-day within the corporate HQ, but routine travel to nearby data centers expected
  • Participating in an on-call production technology support rotation
  • Collaborate with other team members on data center, network administration, backup and disaster recovery efforts and strategies
  • Various opportunities to grow professionally, expand skill sets and take ownership

Ideal Candidate Qualifications

  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Drive to succeed and desire to advance
  • 1-3 years of experience as a Windows Systems Administrator
  • Strong desire to automate common tasks
  • Experience writing scripts (any language)
  • Familiarity with a top tier data center environment
  • Experience with Microsoft's System Center Suite, Active Directory, DNS, Microsoft SQL Server, Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft Lync, Network troubleshooting, etc.
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Industry Certifications

To apply:

Please submit a PDF version of your resume, cover letter & undergraduate transcripts through the online APT Application to be considered for the position.