Geocent Recruiting Team

  • Mid-Level Windows Systems Administrator

    Job ID 2018-3942
    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Information Technology
    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.


    • Administration of Windows systems and components
    • Responsible for system security and data integrity.
    • Monitors and defines the use of resources, and works with management to define requests for information.
    • Work as a high level independent contributor or team leader.
    • Establishes procedures for maintaining user accounts, assigns file permissions and establishes password and account policies; installs, upgrades, configures, tests, maintains and supports operating system software in a production environment.
    • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.
    • Troubleshoots and resolves complex system hardware, software and communications problems; creates shell programs and utility scripts; performs configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; performs automated and manual backup and restore processes. Participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
    • Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values.
    • Recommends and directs software changes and updates to keep department systems up-to-date. Monitors any software changes.
    • Provides user support and conducts user software and hardware training to formulate technology solutions and ensure the effective safeguarding and sharing of enterprise data.
    • Performs and/or oversees 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.
    • Performs and/or oversees 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, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
    • Performs Database product tuning and management.
    • Performs OS and Systems updates and migrations to new versions.


    • Requires bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent experience
    • 3-5 years’ relevant experience
    • In-depth Active Directory Knowledge 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
    • Use of Windows and Microsoft products in a virtualized environment such as:
      • PowerShell, VBScript, batch or some other Windows-specific scripting experience
      • VMWare/Xen/OpenStack/Hyper-V/KVM
      • 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
    • Administration of IIS
      • Deployment of software to IIS
      • Configuring IIS for SSL and PKI
      • Experience in basic administration of SharePoint
      • Highly Preferred Qualifications:
      • Experience with AWS


    • 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.




    Must have or be able to obtain security clearance.


    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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