Systems Administrator

Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Date Posted: 02-24-2017
Systems Administrator
 
AINS (www.ains.com) is a technology firm specializing in software products and technology services.  Due to continued growth, AINS seeks a Systems Administrator at our corporate headquarters in Gaithersburg, MD.
 
Responsibilities:
 
  • Supporting AINS headquarters users for both hardware and software issues.
  • Supporting Ains remote office users for both hardware and software issues
  • Administration and maintenance of Active directory servers (2012.2016), Microsoft exchange servers, SharePoint server and SQL servers(SQL 2008 R2, SQL 2014)
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created.
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Troubleshoot LAN related issues
  • Configuring and installing new laptops for users and managing printers and print servers.
  • Creating new rules and monitoring Ains firewall
 
 
Skills Required:
  • Symantec backup Software
  • Veeam Backup
  • VMWARE 5.5 and above
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS
  • Self-starter that requires minimal supervision and can provide oversight for any assigned projects
  • Thorough knowledge of good server and system administration techniques
  • Administration and maintenance of Windows active directory
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2007
  • Knowledge of Exchange 2013/2016
  • Working knowledge of SQL-Server, SharePoint server and IIS server
  • Experience in Windows operating systems such as Windows 2008, 2012,2016, Windows 8, Windows 7 and Windows 10
  • Knowledge about Firewalls (WatchGuard, SonicWALL) preferred.
  • Ready to work on weekends and after hours
 
 
Qualifications
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • *MCSA / MCSE certified preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience with Microsoft Windows Administration, with 3+ years in a Windows 2008/2012
  • 3+ years’ experience operating Windows 2007 Exchange Infrastructure
  • 2+ years’ experience of VMWARE
  • US citizen is must
  • Secret clearance is preferred
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