Company Name:
Approximate Salary:
Not Specified
Huntsville, Alabama
United States
Information Technology
Position type:
Full Time
Experience level:
5 - 7 years
Education level:
High School or equivalent
Job Title:
Windows System Administrator (SA III)

Windows System Administrator (SA III)


Tracking Code2894-987Job Description

Founded in 1980, COLSA Corporation’s team of cyber engineers, analysts and professionals across the US provide government customers with the latest and most sophisticated engineering, programmatic, and information technology services.

Centered at the core of its values, COLSA knows its people are its most valuable resource.  In addition to receiving a competitive compensation package, our employees enjoy offerings such as flexible work schedules, paid time off, benefits that begin on the date of hire, recognition programs, tuition and certification assistance, and immediate vesting in our matching 401(k) plan. Our WE CARE Wellness program provides support and initiatives to empower employees and their families to live healthy, balanced lives and our Association of COLSA  Employees (ACE) provides a fun way for employees and their families to come together in times of both celebration and need. We invite you to connect your talents with opportunity, and be a part of our “Family of Professionals,” in supporting cutting-edge initiatives related to our country’s national defense!

Provide Microsoft administrative support for NASA’s Huntsville Operation Support Center. Work will be performed in a 24x7x365 facility in the support of the International Space Station, Space Launch System, and follow-on projects. The successful candidate must be able to work within a small team maintaining weekday coverage between the hours of 6 AM and 6 PM with periodic on-call, weekend, or after hour support, as required. Emphasis for this position will be on building and maintaining Windows baseline images, evaluating, and applying and maintaining security.  One specific area of responsibility will include the buildup/maintenance of NASA's Continuous Diagnostic Monitor (CDM) implementation.   

Required Experience

 Required Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in a related field, or the equivalent experience

* Minimum of five years work related experience

* Must be able to obtain and maintain a public trust clearance

* Working knowledge of desktop applications including word processing, spreadsheet, and database programs

* Working knowledge of current systems and applications

* Experience working with Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policy

* Effective verbal and written communication skills

* Experience designing, installing, configuring, and maintaining the following Microsoft Technologies:

  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2014/2016
  • Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server 2013/2016
  • Microsoft SQL 2012/2014/2016
  • Microsoft Clustering
  • Windows Server Update Service
  • Windows 7/windows 10
  • Microsoft Office 2013/2016
  • VMWare vSphere, Horizon View
  • Metalogix SharePoint Backup
  • Metalogix Storage Point
  • Metalogix Diagnostic Manager
  • Symantec Endpoint Protection, and NetBackup
  • LogRhythm
  • Solarwinds

Preferred Experience: 

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in:

  • Scripting, particularly Powershell
  • Performing daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs.
  • Disaster recovery

* Experience working with OMB and NASA Security requirements and systems is a plus

* Experience with Storage Area Network (SAN) technologies, VMware vSphere, VMware VDI

* MCSE: Server Infrastructure and/or MCSE: SharePoint certification credentials

Applicant selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information. COLSA Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.

Job LocationHuntsville, Alabama, United StatesPosition TypeFull-Time/Regular


Apply for this job


More Jobs Like This