Systems Administrator I – McLean, VA


Our client, a financial institution, is looking for a Systems Administrator I to join their team. This Systems Administrator will be responsible for monitoring Windows Servers, working with Active Directory, and providing end user support when necessary.


Primary duties include: 

  • Routine operation and maintenance of the network infrastructure
  • Provide Tier 2 and Tier 3 support to on-site systems technicians
  • Daily troubleshooting of various network issues
  • Provide support for desktops, laptops, tablets, servers, smart phones and applications
  • Troubleshoot network performance issues
  • Assist with special projects when needed
  • Provide phone and email support while using a ticket management system
  • Install, configure, or uninstall software, software updates, or hardware


The ideal candidate should possess the following: 

  • Two years minimum experience supporting users of information technology
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related experience
  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
  • Familiarity with Microsoft’s Office 365 suite of software
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Hands-on experience with Server and Desktop configuration and deployment
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows Server (2003, 2008, 2012)
  • Excellent knowledge of Windows 7 to Windows 10
  • Excellent knowledge of Client / Server Networking
  • Ability to troubleshoot with limited information
  • Ability to translate technical terms into non-technical language
  • Exceptional customer service skills and positive attitude
  • Experience with VMware products (ESXi, Vcenter)
  • Understanding of DHCP, DNS, RADIUS


Desired Experience:

  • Familiarity in configuring and using an Apple iPad tablet device and the iOS operating system
  • Apple OS X Certification
  • Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA) A+ certification

Diana Smith
Assistant Vice President
office (202) 626-0250    fax (202) 626-4950


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