Windows System Admin

  • Location: Olympia, Washington
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #931


The role of System Administrator is to manage a dynamic AWS cloud-based infrastructure consisting of various Security & monotoring tools, Internal/External File transfer tools along with Windows administration.

As a System Administrator, you will be involved in coordinating with department team to plan, design, and schedule the release of all software and hardware, updates and upgrades. You will work as a member of large technical team responsible for the design, development and implementation (DDI) of Medicaid Management Information System (MMIS) for states like Michigan, Illinois, Utah, Washington and federal projects like OWCP, EDPS and VA-FAC. These are high-volume systems that operate out of multiple data centers and cloud environments like AWS and Oracle.

 Job Responsibilities

Design, implement, and maintain the organizations’ AWS Cloud Infrastructure. 

Design, configuration, implementation, security hardening, administration, maintenance and troubleshooting of Microsoft Windows servers

Setup Microsoft Active Directory and configuration in all projects, group policy, user and security group creation, trust creation between internal and external domains

Manage and maintain VMware, IBM SAN, and Nutanix on-prem.

Deploy servers and workspaces in projects in AWS console. RDS databases, FSX files shares, EC2 Instances, security groups, S3 storage, IAM roles, System Manager, Images and storage.

Install maintain Enterprise antivirus solutions such as Symantec and Sophos for both On-premise and confluence.

Install and maintain OpManager used for monitoring in all projects. Patch manager from ManageEngine.

Install, configure and maintain Enterprise Managed File Transfer solutions

Install, Configure and maintain DASH solution like Tehama to  create desktop templates as needed and deploy to users as requested.

Escort the vendors to the data center when there are any hardware replacements planned.

Maintaining a complex server-based enclave, including performing system scans, vulnerability management activities, and active directory configuration


Experience & Skills Required

Expert knowledge with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within a Network administration.

Implementation experience in various security products and solutions including but not limited to Audit/SIEM Solution (such as Anti virus, Nessus scanning, vulnerability management  etc)

Monitoring Solutions (such as Opmanager tools).

Ability to work independently and at times as only team member representative working directly with customer IT team.

Strong System Administration of Windows Servers demonstrated in a large complex enterprise environment.          

Participate in planning and providing schedule inputs for all operational activities that require systems administration.

Research new technologies for adoption, perform POC’s to determine if these technologies will work for us to improve efficiency and performance.

Interact and lead vendors activities/performance, support procurements 


Candidates for this position must be located in the Lacey, WA area (within 60 miles of Olympia Washington)  Most of the work will be able to be completed remotely, however the role will be required to be onsite at a data center in Lacey, WA from time to time whenever the need arises.

Data Centre location – 1500 Jefferson St SE, Olympia, WA 98501.

Candidates for this position must be US Citizen or Permanent Legal Resident