Vykin Corporation

  • Microsoft Server Administrator

    Job Locations US-CO-Colorado Springs
    Clearance Requirement
    Top Secret/SCI
  • Overview

    Vykin Corporation is currently looking for an experienced TS/SCI cleared Microsoft Server Administrator to join our team in Colorado Springs, Colorado. We are a small defense contracting company that is veteran owned servicing the US Department of Defense.  The successful candidate will receive competitive wages, health plans and the opportunity to join a small company that still believes every employee counts.

    Responsibilities

    • Support system administration for Microsoft-based virtual and physical enterprise servers.
    • Maintain responsibility for operating, maintaining, and sustaining enterprise physical and virtual servers supporting enterprise intelligence mission applications, business systems, and core or shared infrastructure services at designated data centers.
    • Support Microsoft COTS server environments.
    • Provide specific input to the software components of system design, including hardware and software trade-offs, software reuse, use of COTS and GOTS in place of new development, and requirements analysis and synthesis from system level to individual software components.
    • Design, test, implement, and integrate software applications or perform software engineering tasks.
    • Develop standardized Windows server operating systems builds that are compliant with enterprise standards and security policy. Collaborate with all stakeholders to ensure server OS build releases are completely tested and provide a consistent core foundation government and commercial applications can be hosted on.
    • Ensure standardized builds are remotely deployable using provisioning software to a bare metal server or virtual machine and include the management agents necessary for efficient state, health, performance, inventory, and configuration data.

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma/GED  and a Minimum of 6 years of experience (advanced education can count toward the equivalent years of experience)
    • Candidate must meet DoD 8570 Level II requirements (e.g. CompTIA security+)
    • An Active in-scope TS/SCI with the ability to obtain a CI polygraph

    Required experience, knowledge, skills and abilities:

    • Experience performing Microsoft server systems administration for physical and virtual servers, specifically with MS Server 2012R2 and 2016
    • Experience supporting Microsoft COTS server environments and applications
    • Experience mitigating risks, control costs, and schedule variance, and effectively managing large scale, integrated software projects
    • Knowledge of software engineering and design methodologies appropriate to the development, integration, and production environment
    • Experience in delivering recurring build releases that update the operating system and bundled components that ensure compliance with required patches and version upgrades
    • Ability to ensure security services are enabled and default accounts and passwords are properly configured

     

    Preferred:

    • Bachelors degree in IT and 5+years of relevant experience

    Working Conditions

    The work is typically performed in an office environment, which requires normal safety precautions; work may require some physical effort in the handling of light materials, boxes or equipment.  The work location is a government facility located on a military installation in Colorado Springs, Colorado supporting a DoD customer.  The successful applicant will be working for and reporting directly to the prime contractor or the DoD customer as appropriate.  The above job description is not intended to be, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. Requests for reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the principal (essential) functions of this job.

     

    Vykin Corporation is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and strives to comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, marital status, HIV-positive status, as well as any other category protected by federal, state, or local laws. All such discrimination is unlawful and all persons involved in the operations of the company are prohibited from engaging in this type of conduct.


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