Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Windows Systems Administrator

    Job ID 2018-3899
    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Software/Systems Engineering & Development
    Minimum Clearance Level Required to Start
  • Overview

    Geocent offers exciting and challenging opportunities in the Technology field! Geocent employees across the country subscribe to the company's culture of focusing on results when serving our large, diverse group of clients nationwide.


    This position will share responsibilities in performing all aspects of system administration and maintenance of a Production system that is currently being upgraded in a SPAWAR data center and eventually will be migrated to the AWS Gov Cloud. The System Admins are responsible for ensuring the health of the Production environment, as well as a Dev and Test/QA environments and requires the ability and initiative to dive into troubleshooting issues and performing root cause analyses.

    Tasks will include:

    • Provision, Configure and Administer Windows Server 2012 VMs and components within a VMWare Environment
    • Configure VLAN, IPs, and data storage within VMWare. 
    • Ensure that operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to DISA STIGs and Navy and SPAWAR guidelines; take measures to ensure system security and data integrity.
    • Manage IIS Web Servers for SSL, proxy and application hosting
    • Perform and/or oversee system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
    • Install, upgrade, configure, test, maintain and support system software in a production environment.
    • Create batch SQL and PowerShell utility scripts; perform configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; perform automated and manual backup and restore processes.
    • Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
    • Apply Windows patches and updates
    • Recommend and direct software changes and updates to keep systems up-to-date
    • Perform and/or oversee backup operations
    • Provision and configure new Windows Resources as needed by the team
    • Establish and document a governing System Maintenance plan and associated procedures
    • Establish and document procedures for maintaining user accounts, assign file permissions and establish password and account policies.
    • Work with various teams in transitioning existing infrastructure into AWS Gov Cloud.
    • Assist with Database administration and management.
    • Work as a high level independent contributor or team leader


    • Requires bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent experience
    • 3-5 years’ relevant experience
    • Use of Windows and Microsoft products in a virtualized environment such as:
      • PowerShell, VBScript, batch or some other Windows-specific scripting experience
    • Extensive experience in VMWare and VirtualBox
    • Experience in HBSS, WSUS, ACAS scans, DISA STIGs, IAVA/IAVB/IAVM
    • Experience in applying DISA STIGs
    • Experience in AWS/Azure/Rackspace/Other cloud or hosted providers
    • Administrator-level knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server to include:
      • User management and server settings
      • Backup and restore
      • Basic queries
      • Basic troubleshooting
    • Familiarity with Active Directory to include:
      • Group Policy management, deployment, troubleshooting experience
      • Understanding of Active Directory Topology, Replication and Trusts
      • User and group management
      • AD-Integrated DNS management and troubleshooting
      • Understanding of Active Directory disaster recovery procedures
    • Administration of IIS
      • Deployment of software to IIS
      • Configuring IIS for SSL and PKI
      • Experience in basic administration of SharePoint
    • Familiarity with SharePoint and Remedy a plus

    Highly Preferred Qualifications:

    • Experience working in a DoD environment
    • Experience in migrating a system into AWS Gov Cloud

    *Required:   Active Secret clearance and IAT2 or Security+ certification



    • Wide variety of benefit plans/options
    • Paid time off
    • Selection of 401(k) retirement investment options

    If you are in the IT field and want to make an impact with your career, apply now and talk to us about joining our team. Geocent is growing and looking for talented people who want to share in the company’s success.


    U.S. Citizen only for Federal Clearance Requirement


    EEO Statement

    Geocent is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


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