KaylaTek
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • 100000-102000 per year Salary plus Company Benefits
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision , 401(k), ST/LT Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance, Paid Time Off, 11 Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Professional Development Program, Referral Bonuses and much more!


Come join our growing team with a 21st Century Vision! At KaylaTek, we understand that the key to our success is the quality of the people we employ. Our focus is not just on jobs, but on building and enhancing your career through ongoing professional development, training, and high quality of life. Our team members choose KaylaTek for a number of reasons including our competitive compensation and benefit packages, dedication to education, as well as our outstanding service. Our Grow Strong Vision encompasses a place for employees to grow, learn and feel a sense of belonging, not just a place to work.

Employee Benefit Offerings

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k) with company matching, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability, Life and AD&D Insurance, Paid Time Off, 11 Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Professional Development Program and much more.

Shift: Day Shift

Annual Salary Range

$100,000 - $102,000

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Certifications Required:

  • Current DoD 8570 baseline certification for IAT II (ie: Security+)
  • Microsoft Certification: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) /MCSA (Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate)

Security Clearance Required: Final DOD Secret

Location: Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), Washington, DC.

Job Summary:

The AFNCR IT Services program provides support services for information systems for Headquarters Air Force (HAF), Air Force District of Washington (AFDW), Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), Joint Chiefs of Staff, and other Air Force activities within the AFNCR, missions to include the Pentagon, Joint Base Andrews (JBA), Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB), and other locations, leased spaces, and alternate sites. The major support areas required are: IT Operations and Maintenance; Plans, Projects, and Engineering (PP&E). The senior leaders and national defense missions that are supported require that the AFNCR operations never fail, resulting in a fast-paced, challenging, but also rewarding environment. The ideal candidate will be personable and articulate, and will focus on making sure that the customer's IT needs are met quickly and effectively.

Position Description:

KaylaTek is seeking a Senior Systems Administrator to work at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling (JBAB) Washington DC / National Capital Region.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Perform routine maintenance of network and systems infrastructure
  • Develop procedures to ensure the whole team have the skills to support the corporate infrastructure including all backend systems and VPN networks
  • Supports, and may lead when appropriate, tasks associated with the design, build, implementation, and administration of the On-Premises environment
  • Works with IT management and/or business leaders to deliver allocated server administration tasks within timeframes defined
  • Monitors and analyzes server performance across the organization and recommend and remedy current and future performance bottlenecks
  • Conducts OS hardening to required security level
  • Supports vulnerability remediation activities to server environment as per guidance of the security team and recommends implementation plans when required
  • Enforces IT security policies, standards & practices
  • Support with incident resolution activities and escalations
  • Excellent written / oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to present complex technical topics related to the infrastructure environment to a variety of audiences
  • Document changes to the systems following company change management policy
  • Create and maintain complete technical documentation for relevant processes or new features to assist standardization across the organization
  • Collaborate with other IT staff, including networking, security, end point and collaboration tools teams, to facilitate effective issue resolution
  • Monitor and support license compliance and renewal activities for related server environment
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the environment

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, information security or related field and/or 7+ years equivalent work experience
  • Microsoft Certification: Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA)
  • CompTIA Certification: Security+
  • Currently possess an active Final DoD Secret Security clearance or higher.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Windows server (Server OS - 2012, 2016, 2019) and Windows 10/11 administration
  • Expert knowledge of Windows Active Directory infrastructure (Unclassified & Classified)
  • Expert Knowledge of User / Group administration in Active Directory
  • Expert knowledge of Windows DNS, DHCP
  • Direct experience with current branch MS Endpoint Management platform in a distributed environment.
  • Expert on DoD patch Management and Vulnerability Remediation (Process and Tools)
  • Experience with VMware and Hyper-V hypervisor Knowledge of Veritas Backup
  • Experience with various client hardware including HP and Dell laptops, desktops and associated peripherals.
  • Experience with PowerShell
  • Execute proof-of-concept of various methodologies
  • Previously worked as part of a team, collaborating effectively with colleagues and team members across IT
  • Experience with tackling a corporate project from start to finish

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

COVID-19 RESPONSE

Effective December 8, all KaylaTek employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition point of contact.

COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY

KaylaTek is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

E-VERIFY AND BACKGROUND CHECKS

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire. KaylaTek participates in the DHS e-Verify program. KaylaTek also conducts a background check on all candidates post offer though PROScreening LLC.


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