Chenega Corporation Tier 2 MS Exchange System Administrator in Dulles, Virginia

NJVC

Company Job Title:

Tier 2 MS Exchange System Administrator

Clearance:

TS/SCI with CI Poly

Location:

Dulles, VA

Reports To:

O&S Support Manager

FLSA Status:

Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:The Tier 2 MS Exchange System Administrator will support all operation aspects of the MS Exchange in the enterprise to include event management, system upgrades, incident management, and day-to-day Operations and Sustainment of the enterprise virtual environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • Assist in the development of patches and executing the implementation of those patches into the production environment

  • Tier II-III O&S responsibility of the Production MS Exchange Environment including establishing and maintaining configuration, and recovery documentation for designated systems

  • Provide leadership, expertise, and strategic guidance on critical operations that span multiple systems and groups

  • Serve as the escalation point for all Microsoft Exchange issues related to the Desktop Initiative Solution

  • Work with the Test, Engineer, and Transition teams on the development of patches that will be applied to the Production System

  • Monitor, evaluate and remediate any health concerns of the Microsoft Exchange within the environment

  • Install, maintain, and troubleshoot complex high availability systems

  • Optimize performance and availability standards through implementing appropriate technical solutions through continual service improvement

  • Advise management on situations that may require additional support or escalation including managing the process for internal/external communications for critical incidents and emergency activities

  • Manage vendor relationships as it depends on daily operational needs

  • Review survey feedback to improve services, tools and support experience

  • Create, document, and implement department process, and procedures associated with administration of the Exchange

  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements

  • Ensure problems and error conditions are promptly and appropriately addressed

  • Engage with Engineering daily to ensure Exchange solution is operating optimally

Non-Essential Duties:Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:Provide On-the-Job training, as needed

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 12 years’ work experience to include;

  • Virtual server/desktop O&S experience

  • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 preferred)

  • Microsoft Exchange

  • Microsoft Active Directory

  • PowerShell scripting

  • Experience in the update, maintenance, and management of Microsoft Exchange hosts in support of VDI (virtualized desktop infrastructure) solutions

  • Experience managing enterprise mailboxes, certificate and signature interfaces, CMT, and records management as it pertains to MS Exchange

  • Experience managing and securing Microsoft Exchange including Microsoft Group Policy in a VDI environment and using PowerShell scripting to manage services

  • Experience with Virtualization and/or Cloud technologies (VMware ESXi, Hyper-V, Azure, etc.)

  • Desired:

  • Experience in a large, geographically dispersed environment

  • 8570 Compliant

  • Citrix XenDesktop 7

  • Possess one of the following certifications

  • Windows Server 2003, Messaging and Collaboration

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging on Windows

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Messaging on Windows Server

  • MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange

  • MCITP: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008

  • MCITP: Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

  • MCTS: Microsoft Exchange Server

  • MCSM: Messaging

  • MCM: Exchange Server 2010

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

  • TS/SCI with CI Poly required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of related technologies and interfaces to exchange including but not limited to:

  • Citrix Services

  • Windows Failover Clustering

SQL AlwaysOn

Strong analytical skills

Proficient troubleshooting skills for heterogeneous computing environments

Effective communication skills

  • Understanding of the Windows user logon process and managing roaming profiles

Ability to work independently with a self-starting attitude

Ability to make decisions with minimal guidance

Ability to work flexible hours to include after normal work hours, nights and on call

Diversity:

  • Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

  • Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

  • During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience.

  • 12 years’ work experience to include;

  • Virtual server/desktop O&S experience

  • Microsoft Server (2012 R2 preferred)

  • Microsoft Exchange

  • Microsoft Active Directory

  • PowerShell scripting

  • Experience in the update, maintenance, and management of Microsoft Exchange hosts in support of VDI (virtualized desktop infrastructure) solutions

  • Experience managing enterprise mailboxes, certificate and signature interfaces, CMT, and records management as it pertains to MS Exchange

  • Experience managing and securing Microsoft Exchange including Microsoft Group Policy in a VDI environment and using PowerShell scripting to manage services

  • Experience with Virtualization and/or Cloud technologies (VMware ESXi, Hyper-V, Azure, etc.)

  • Desired:

  • Experience in a large, geographically dispersed environment

  • 8570 Compliant

  • Citrix XenDesktop 7

  • Possess one of the following certifications

  • Windows Server 2003, Messaging and Collaboration

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging on Windows

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Messaging on Windows Server

  • MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator on Exchange

  • MCITP: Enterprise Administrator on Windows Server 2008

  • MCITP: Virtualization Administrator on Windows Server 2008 R2

  • MCTS: Microsoft Exchange Server

  • MCSM: Messaging

  • MCM: Exchange Server 2010

  • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)

  • TS/SCI with CI Poly required

Job: Systems Administration

Organization: NJVC

Title: Tier 2 MS Exchange System Administrator

Location: Virginia-Dulles

Requisition ID: 1700001889