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Windows Engineer

Company: TekMasters
Location: Chantilly
Posted on: January 25, 2023

Job Description:

As a Windows Engineer, you will be responsible for providing engineering and administrative support maintaining multiple large Enterprise environments in support of the mission!

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What You Will Be Doing:


  • Managing both physical and VDI based Linux workstations and servers.
  • Identifying, designing, documenting, and implementing solutions using FOSS, COTS, and GOTS products to enhance and meet customer requirements within the operating environment.
  • Identifying, troubleshooting, analyzing, and resolving related incidents with both short-term workarounds and long-term solutions.
  • Supporting, mentoring, and assisting remote Tier 1-3 administrative staff with operational incidents and procedures.
  • Working directly with software and hardware vendors where appropriate.
  • Communicating effectively (in oral and written form) with a variety of individuals and team members in both small and large team environments.




    Must Have:


    • MUST HAVE a Current and Active Top Secret SCI with CI Polygraph, as the customer is NOT sponsoring clearances.
    • A combination of a degree based higher education, technical training, or work/military experience in a related field such as computer science, systems administration, or systems engineering or equivalent experience.
    • 5+ years of related systems engineering or administration experience.
    • An appropriate and current DoD Information Assurance (IA) Certification to be considered for employment; either valid CompTIA Security+ CE, Systems Security Certified Practitioner (SSCP), or Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)-Security. CompTIA Security+ CE Certification is the preferred certification.
    • Must attain the required DoD 8570 Computing Environment (CE) Training within six (6) months of Hire Date.
    • Experience with Linux Operating systems as a server or workstation such as Red Hat Enterprise Linux, CentOS, Scientific Linux, Fedora, Oracle Linux, Rocky Linux, Alma Linux, or other distributions.
    • Strong operational understanding of core concepts like DNS, DHCP, and LDAP.
    • Operating system deployment and Configuration Management via Red Hat Satellite, Foreman/Katello, and/or Ansible Tower.
    • Understanding of SMB/CIFS and NFS file sharing protocols.
    • Ability to read and write shell scripts in a language like Python, Perl, Ruby, or Bash.
    • Configuration management coding and use of Anaconda Kickstart, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, or other configuration as code products and version control with a code repository such as Gitlab.
    • Experience reviewing and applying DoD STIG security hardening.




      Nice to Have:


      • Technical experience with Kerberos Authentication concepts and/or Microsoft Active Directory domain joined servers and workstations (SSSD, WinBind, etc.).
      • Knowledge of cloud technologies and environments like AWS, Azure, and container technologies like Docker.
      • Knowledge of virtualization environments like VMware and Citrix.
      • Experience with other operating systems including other Linux distributions, Unix Distributions, and Microsoft Windows.
      • Experience with storage appliances like NetApp or Isilon.
      • Exposure to performance monitoring tools used to tune and troubleshoot systems.
      • Ability to identify, troubleshoot, and resolve issues related to networking concepts such as web proxies and firewall.
      • Installation, configuration, and management of CUPS print server experience.
      • Familiarity with specific customer and mission.
      • Willingness to travel.




        TekMasters considers people our most important asset. Our goal is to attract, retain, and motivate exceptional individuals from every background who share our commitment to the customer, our passion for the mission, our delight for innovation, and our determination to achieve excellence in everything we do.

        We offer phenomenal benefits to our employees, allowing them to focus on the mission, knowing that TekMasters is focused on them! Just some of the benefits we offer:


        • Dollar for dollar 5% 401k match, with immediate vestment
        • Paid Time Off (PTO)
        • Multiple Medical Plans from which you can choose.
        • Flexible Spending Account (FSA) option
        • Vision / Dental
        • Paid for Short-term / Long-term Disability
        • Paid for Group Life Insurance
        • Employee recognition for anniversaries, birthdays, and customer kudos!

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          We are a small, growth-oriented, federal contractor that delivers professional services in support of the Intelligence & Federal Community. Located outside of Washington D.C., we are a fast-paced group due to the customers' diversity, types of projects, environments, and roles we support. To learn more, please visit .



          TekMasters is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce.

          It is the policy of TekMasters to provide equal employment opportunity to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected characteristic under federal, state or local law.



          Reference #: 23-00013

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Keywords: TekMasters, Chantilly , Windows Engineer, Engineering , Chantilly, Virginia

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