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Sr. Systems Administrator (Desktop Computing)

Job Description:

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has a continuing requirement for Secure Enterprise Network Systems, Services, & Support (SENS3) for the continued operations and maintenance and evolution of the Homeland Secure Data Network (HSDN) and the Classified Local Area Network (C-LAN).

Supporting the SENS3 management team, the candidates will SENS3 desktop environments to ensure Service Level Agreements are met, including:
  • Provisioning desktop hardware devices to users upon approved Government requests;
  • Replacing desktop hardware devices based on preplanned technology refreshment lifecycles identified in the TRP;
  • Planning major updates to desktop operating systems and general-purpose desktop applications for inclusion in desktop and laptop images;
  • Preparing, testing, and deploying vendor functionality updates to desktop operating systems and general-purpose desktop applications;
  • Preparing, testing, and deploying vendor security updates to desktop operating systems and general-purpose desktop applications;
  • Patching, configuring, updating, and maintaining software in the desktop images, including, but not limited to: (a) Operating system; (b) Office automation and productivity software; (c) Other general-purpose desktop applications;
  • Configuring and maintaining images and configurations on laptop devices in Travel Kits to the same standards as general-purpose desktop images.

The candidate must have the following experience/skills:
  • Requires a BS and 4 - 8 years of prior relevant experience or Masters with 2 - 6 years of prior relevant experience. Experience may be substituted in lieu of a degree.
  • 4+ years of experience performing operating system configuration and deployment, application management, and/or desktop management using replication technologies;
  • Experience in applying vendor/OEM patches and fixes using standard tools such as MS SCCM or equivalent:
  • Experience in creating secure, compliant desktop images for deployment across an IT enterprise.

  • Microsoft Certified Professional

Additional Desired Assets:
  • DHS Experience
  • Security+ Certification
  • MCSA or MCITP Certification
  • Knowledge/Experience ITSM tools
  • Experience in Agile Development teams

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Security Clearance:
WASHINGTON, District of Columbia
United States
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