• Windows Systems Administrator III

    Posted Date 7 months ago(9/19/2018 2:46 PM)
    Job ID
    Infrastructure Support
    US-MD-Fort Meade
  • About DMI

    DMI (Digital Management, LLC.), the world’s first end-to-end mobility company, combines all the skills and services necessary to deliver mobile enterprise solutions. Built to reinvent business through mobility, DMI has expertise in mobile strategy, UX, web, and app development, omni-channel commerce, brand and marketing, IoT and big data analytics, and secure device and app management. The company’s unique, integrated approach to mobility has resulted in dramatic growth as well as an expanding client base, which includes hundreds of Fortune 1000 commercial clients and all fifteen U.S. Federal Departments. DMI is headquartered in Bethesda, MD, with satellite offices around the world. The company was named one of the 2018 Top Workplaces in the Washington, DC area by The Washington Post and received Inc. Magazine’s Hire Power Award as one of the top 100 Private Job Creators in the US. Additional information is available at and on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

    About the Opportunity

    Digital Management, Inc. (DMI) is seeking a full time Windows Systems Administrator lll to support customer IT infrastructure in the Fort Meade, MD area. The Windows Systems Administrator III will provide system testing support to the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Defense Information System Network (DISN) Operational Support System (OSS) on a DMI customer's global network. The individual will maintain DISN OSS integrity by following a strict testing process to implement system enhancements.


    The candidate must have strong oral and written communication skills. The Windows System Administrator III will also coordinate with other SMEs and with clients to evaluate technology needs, recommend improvements, and implement modifications to existing OSS architecture and testing processes. It is critical for this person to work in a team environment while completing tasks and accomplishing goals independently in a dynamic and changing environment.



    Duties and Responsibilities:   

    • Proactive capacity planning, including short term and long-term trend analysis, ensuring all server infrastructure devices are monitored for capacity and stability.
    • Daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
    • Plan, install, build, manage, support, configure and test server infrastructure components and connectivity
    • Identify physical facility requirements needed to operate server infrastructure components (i.e. floor space, equipment clearance, electrical, cooling, cabling)
    • Provide primary system administration, configuration, and troubleshooting of the Windows servers environment and performance issues. Consulting services and support for release package testing, installation, deployment and operation.
    • Troubleshooting and technical support services for server infrastructure and Applications
    • Maintain server security in compliance with Department of Defense (DoD) and supporting vendor requirements
    • Perform 24x7 on call duties on a rotation basis with the other system administrators.
    • Analyze Windows Systems, check processes and log files, and retrieve and review information contained within logs for troubleshooting.
    • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
    • Configure / add new services as necessary;
    • Monitor and troubleshoot backups, scheduled jobs, and be able to monitor systems and processes and take proactive action
    • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. Perform system changes following existing change management processes
    • Demonstrate the ability to time-manage and prioritize, take a proactive approach to improving services, and have an innovative and keen interest in learning new technologies
    • Interface directly with end users and other IT groups to ensure complete resolution of server issues reported through the Help Desk tracking system.


    Education and Years of Experience: 

    Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems / Computer Science or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of related experience.


    Required Skills/ Certifications:

    • Minimum 5 years' proficiency in managing and administering Windows Server (e.g. 2008, 2008 R2 )and hardware infrastructure
    • Strong Grasp of Active Directory, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, File Services and Security
    • Design and implementation of complex Active Directory environment focusing on cross-domain functionality, GPO driven policies, and user/group management
    • Experience with working with and configuring services such as SMTP, DNS, IIS and comfort managing third party applications
    • Strong understanding of Network Fundamentals
    • Hardware: Understanding of server hardware (AMD and Intel), CPU architectures, and performance tuning. HP server knowledge, a plus
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Availability for 24X7 on call support
    • DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAJ) patching security a plus
    • Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems / Computer Science or equivalent experience and a minimum of 5 years of related experience
    • DoD Information Assurance Vulnerability Alerts (IAVAJ) patching security a plus
    • Certifications required by 8570.1 which may include Security+ or higher

    Desired Skills/ Certifications:

    • Experience in VMware, vSphere (ESXi) and vCenter technologies.
    • Microsoft operating system certification is a plus
    • Public Key Infrastructure knowledge is a plus
    • Virtualization experience is a plus


    Physical Requirement(s): 

    • Ability to lift 40 pounds
    • Standing and sitting for long periods of time
    • Lab environment (noise, cold temperatures, large equipment

    Additional Requirements:

    • Active DoD Top Secret Clearance

    Min. Citizenship Status Required: US Citizen


    Location: 6910 Cooper Ave , Ft Meade, MD



    Working at DMI

    DMI is a diverse, prosperous and rewarding place to work. Being part of the DMI family means we care about your wellbeing. As such, we offer a variety of perks and benefits that help met various interests and needs, while still having the opportunity to work directly with a number of our award winning, Fortune 1000 clients. The following categories make up your DMI wellbeing:

    • Community – Blood drives, volunteering opportunities, Holiday parties, summer picnics, Tech Chef, Octoberfest just to name a few ways DMI comes together as a community
    • Convenience/Concierge - Virtual visits through health insurance, pet insurance, commuter benefits, discount tickets for movies, travel and many other items to provide convenience
    • Development – Annual Performance management, continuing education and tuition assistance, internal job opportunities along with career enrichment and advancement to help each employee with their professional and personal development
    • Financial – Generous 401k match for both pre-tax and post-tax (ROTH) contributions along with financial wellness education, EAP, Life Insurance and Disability help provide financial stability for each DMI employee
    • Recognition – Great achievements do not go unnoticed by DMI through Annual Awards ceremony, service anniversaries, peer-to-peer acknowledgement through Give-A-Wow, employee referral bonuses.
    • Wellness – Healthcare benefits, Wellness programs, Flu Shots, Biometric screenings, on-site lactation rooms provide employees with several wellness options

    Employees are valued for their talents and contributions. We all take pride in helping our customers achieve their goals, which in turn contributes to the overall success of the company.

    The company does and will take affirmative action to employ and advance in employment individuals with disabilities and protected veterans, and to treat qualified individuals without discrimination on the basis of their physical or mental disability or veteran status. DMI is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Veterans/Disability.


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    Applicants selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. US citizenship may be required for some positions.


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