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Windows Senior System & Security Administrator

Company: Pacific Defense
Location: Nashua
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

** Due to the sensitive nature of our work, candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance. **
Position Title: Windows Senior System & Security Administrator
Location: El Segundo, CA or Nashua, NH

Pacific Defense is designed to support the DoD's disciplined movement to modular open standards. The company's approach inherently enables what it refers to as a rapid prototyping paradigm - embedding a commercial mentality into the defense industry. Products are designed from the outset for modern, AI-driven autonomy and CMOSS and SOSA-aligned hardware and software solutions. This includes state-of-the-art processing that can readily follow the evolution of commercial technology with complete data sharing across networks and platforms.Who are we looking for?Pacific Defense is seeking to hire a highly motivated Windows Senior System and Security Administrator to provide support to the our Enterprise IT Infrastructure and security teams.This position will assist with the management of IT services and Security including: Service Desk, Incident Management, Change Management, Customer Service Operations, Telephone & Conference Call Services, Desktop Support, Mobile Device Support, and Remote Access Support.This position will focus on priority projects, support our growing corporate infrastructure with day-to-day tasks and tier-2/3 support and work directly with the FSO and security team.In addition, this role will be responsible for system security planning, system/application compliance testing, project management, tracking and remediating findings, and maintaining and continuous improvement of documentation for communications web applications and the incident response team's equipment. The Windows Senior System and Security Administrator must have strong knowledge and experience in information technology and security applications.Requirements

  • 5+ Years working with Active Directory or Azure Active Directory.
  • 5+ Years working with virtual machines.
  • 5+ Years of experience with Windows Server (MSCA/MSCE preferred).
  • Mobile device management experience.
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a multi-customer environment.
  • Knowledgeable of DCSA certification authority and familiar with the RMF accreditation process.
  • Experience with security configurations across multiple operating systems in various environments, to include: Windows, Linux/Unix, utilizing Active Directory/Group Policy, etc. is required.
  • Security related certifications (CISM, Security +, GSLC, CISSP or equivalent) is preferred.
  • Experience with eMass is preferred.
  • Familiarity with documentation and tools such as: NISPOM, DAAPM, NIST SP 800-53, DISA STIGs, SCAP.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.


    • Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Windows Server infrastructure, to include oversight of Active Directory and inter-company windows domain connectivity.
    • Provides leadership to the Windows Server team, overseeing activities within server imaging, Active Directory management, Patch Management.
    • Provide technical direction to lower-level Systems Admins and reviews work.
    • Respond to all escalated service requests and trouble tickets delivered through the Service Desk.
    • Independently analyze, and recommend alternatives for elements of project's technical design
    • Maintain records of daily activities, problems and remedial actions taken, and/or installation activities.
    • Performs advanced troubleshooting of complex system issues. Works primarily in a virtualized environment.
    • Develop change plans for all Windows Enterprise/Domain modifications.
    • Anti-virus services (improve and standardize) + Privileged access management + Credential management
    • Certificates for users and devices (improved identification on our networks) and other infrastructure services as needed.
      • Manage and track security project tasks, including but not limited to, security controls development and implementation, security testing and remediation, compliance tracking, and documentation for management and auditing activities; tracking of closed areas assets.
        • Assist in the completion of the accreditation process, as applicable, and help maintain the closed areas accredited status as required by Defense Security Services (DCSA), Information System Security Manager (ISSM), and the Authorization to Operate (ATO).
        • Input security artifacts into the eMass risk management and compliance system.
        • Assist in selecting, implementing, and auditing security controls, contingency plan, configuration management, etc. based on guidance documents such as NIST
        • Perform security assessment and risk analysis including log auditing and vulnerability scanning.
        • Maintain and assist in remediating tasks in Plan of Action and Milestones (POA&M).
        • Provide regular (weekly or more frequent) project management reports.
        • Support the growth, expansion, and continuous modernization of the closed area environment(s) and associated technologies.
        • Interact with representatives of FBI, DCSA, Customers and other government agencies, as required.Education:
          • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science OR Technical Degree and 5 years of Information Technology experience OR any equivalent combination of education, certification, and experience.BenefitsPacific Defnese is an Equal Opportunity Employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Keywords: Pacific Defense, Nashua , Windows Senior System & Security Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Nashua, New Hampshire

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