Navy Exchange Services (NEX) SENIOR WINDOWS SERVER ADMINISTRATOR in VIRGINIA BEACH, Virginia

Title: SENIOR WINDOWS SERVER ADMINISTRATOR Location: United States-Virginia-Virginia Beach Job Number: 180001GS

The Navy Exchange offers an exciting opportunity to join a unique employer. We operate and manage retail stores, food services, hotels, auto shops and other services on all the Navy Bases around the world. NEXCOM employs more than 14,000 civilian associates in a wide variety of jobs. You do not need a military background to work for us.

We are a $2.7B organization, operating over 100 Navy Exchange retail stores and 40 Navy Lodge hotels around the US and in nine foreign countries. We are a non-appropriated fund instrumentality (NAFI) of the Department of Defense and Department of the Navy. This means, we do not receive tax payer dollars (appropriated funds) to pay employee salary or support our business.

We offer a comprehensive benefits program, including health insurance with vision benefits, dental coverage, flexible spending accounts (FSAs) for qualified health care and/or dependent care expenses, associate and dependent life insurance, short & long term disability insurance, long term care, defined benefit pension plan, immediate 401K enrollment with company match, will preparation services, and generous vacation and sick leave benefits. The value of these benefits is approximately 35 to 40% of your annual salary. We also offer relocation benefits to qualified candidates.

Job Summary: Senior administrator, responsible for installation, configuration, and support of all legacy Linux, Windows, and ESX servers within a large retail enterprise environment requiring 24 X 7 uptime. Responsibilities include building, installing and configuration of all Windows based physical and virtual servers, deploying and testing OS, virus updates, patches and performance tuning. Incumbents of this position must be U.S. Citizens. Duties and Responsibilities: - Acts as senior administrator for legacy Linux, Windows, and ESX server operations. Responsible for building, installation and configuration of all legacy Linux, Windows, and ESX servers. Applies patches, fixes, hardware and software upgrades and physical to virtual migrations. Plans upgrades and coordinates with users. - Performs research and analysis for platform determination for project related implementation life cycle replacements. - Provides support for legacy Linux and Novell E-Directory systems during conversion to Active Directory. - Troubleshoots legacy Linux, Windows and ESX server and OS issues. Independently utilizes all available resources (knowledge bases, online resources, etc.) to ensure timely resolution of server issues. Works with junior staff members to provide guidance and assistance as needed. - Provides monitoring and maintenance of all security related events (anti-virus programs, security patches, IAVA installs, operating system patches & upgrades). Responsible for remediation and documentation of all vulnerabilities reported by monthly Retina scans. - Develops operating procedures for system administration activities including system monitoring, performance tuning, backup/recovery, server architecture design and system maintenance. - Ensure/implement the rigorous application of Information Security/Information Assurance policies, principles, and practices in the delivery of Systems, Applications and/or Services (Hardware & Software). Applying Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) and Payment Card Industry (PCI) requirements to legacy Linux, Windows, and ESX Servers. Writing and maintaining STIG documentation according to established standards. - Performs regular system maintenance, backups, hardware and software upgrades, physical to virtual migrations and performance tuning. - Interfaces with Network Engineers, Storage Engineers, Database Administrators and Application Teams to optimize systems use and configuration. - Actively participates in project planning to ensure timely and successful completion of projects assigned to Windows server team. - Provides technical knowledge and recommendations to staff members as required. - Provides server hardware capacity recommendations. - Provides installation support for new applications and software releases. - Interfaces with hardware vendors to maintain and schedule repair of equipment in a timely manner and /or provide hardware repair and maintenance as required. - Provide on-call 24 x 7 support on a rotating basis. - Installs and executes the GoldDisk scripts and implements system security controls as required. Reviews DISA's Windows Server Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) and Checklists for guidance. Implements Payment Card Industry (PCI) standards and requirements as mandated on legacy Linux, Windows and ESX Servers. - Performs other related duties as assigned.

IAT2 jobs: SECNAV M-5239.2 DoN, Information Assurance (IA) Workforce Manual requires that all incumbents of this position possess, and maintain current, two types of certifications as follows: IA Certification: One of the following certifications: Security , GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP); or any one of the following higher level certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Security Expert (GSE), Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA). NEXCOM preferred certification is Security .

Technical Certification: MicroSoft Certified IT Professional. Certification must be valid (not expired) as defined by the policy of the certification issuer. Candidates without the required certification may be placed into this job, but must obtain the required certification within 6 months of appointment; failure to obtain the proper certification requirement will result in termination of employment. This position is designated IT-1 (Critical - Sensitive) in accordance with SECNAV M-5510.30 and will require a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI). Candidates must be eligible for and obtain a Secret Clearance, within 6 months of appointment. Failure to obtain will result in termination. Qualifications: Qualified candidates must be U.S. Citizens.

EXPERIENCE CONSISTING OF THE FOLLOWING:

GENERAL EXPERIENCE: 3 years experience in administrative, technical work, which demonstrated the ability and aptitudes, required to perform technical, managerial, or analytical work and coordination involving management information systems.

OR

SUBSTITUTION OF EXPERIENCE FOR EDUCATION: One year of related academic study above the high school level may be substituted for 9 months of experience up to a maximum of a 4 year bachelor's degree in a Software Engineering or business Information Systems discipline for 3 years general experience.

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SPECIALIZED EXPERIENCE: Minimum of 5 years progressive experience in the following:

-Large scale Windows Server Administration supporting a variety of business applications (monitoring, tuning, backup/recovery, configuration, documentation).

-Networking protocols for Windows Server administration and support (TCP/IP, WINS, DNS, DHCP)

-Windows server implementation and configuration (O/S load, patch updates, application load and configuration) -Research and analysis of IT solution architectures.

-Supporting a variety of application within the Windows server environment (business applications, databases, web services, messaging, monitoring tools, etc.)

IAT2 jobs: SECNAV M-5239.2 DoN, Information Assurance (IA) Workforce Manual requires that all incumbents of this position possess, and maintain current, two types of certifications as follows: IA Certification: One of the following certifications: Security , GIAC Security Essentials Certification (GSEC), Security Certified Network Professional (SCNP), Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP); or any one of the following higher level certifications: Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), GIAC Security Expert (GSE), Security Certified Network Architect (SCNA).

NEXCOM preferred certification is Security

Technical Certification: MicroSoft Certified IT Professional. Certification must be valid (not expired) as defined by the policy of the certification issuer.

Candidates without the required certification may be placed into this job, but must obtain the required certification within 6 months of appointment; failure to obtain the proper certification requirement will result in termination of employment.

This position is designated IT-1 (Critical - Sensitive) in accordance with SECNAV M-5510.30 and will require a favorable Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI).

Candidates must be eligible for and obtain a Secret Clearance, within 6 months of appointment. Failure to obtain will result in termination. Job: Infrastructure