Windows Admin III

Falls Church, VA 22040

Posted: 03/25/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Admin & Support Job Number: 26716 Remote Friendly: No

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Windows Administrator III to join our Client's team.

Position Summary:

Seeking to hire a skilled Windows Administrator to manage and maintain Windows systems and server networks. The Windows System Administrator III will be responsible for installing or upgrading Windows-based systems and servers, managing user access to the servers, and maintaining the security and stability of the network, ultimately helping to ensure the smooth running of the company's networking and server systems while maintaining a high level of security. To ensure success as a Windows Administrator, the Windows System Administrator III should have in-depth knowledge of Windows server setup, deployment, and maintenance, advanced coding skills, and the ability to solve complex IT issues.


  • Assessing the stability, security, and scalability of installed Windows systems.
  • System and server upgrades.
  • Installing or upgrading Windows systems and servers.
  • Providing technical support for staff and back-end system users.
  • Troubleshooting system and server issues.
  • Reviewing system error logs and user-reported errors.
  • Monitoring and updating the Windows codebase.
  • Managing user access.
  • Monitoring system performance.
  • Maintaining server architecture security and creating system backups.
  • Providing on-site software commissioning and testing.

Position Requirements:

  • Education: Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a Related Information Technology Discipline
  • High School Diploma 10+ years of experience
  • Bachelors Degree and 5-7 Years of progressive IT experience supporting electronic communications and IT/Network Administration
  • Associates Degree and 8-10 Years of progressive IT experience supporting electronic communications and IT/Network Administration Required Progressive Experience
  • Must have CASP or Security+
  • Ability to effectively communicate with various customers, vendors and peers.
  • Demonstrated time management and organization skills to meet deadlines and quality objectives.
  • Strong MS Excel, Word and PowerPoint Skills is a plus.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience monitoring and administrating VMWare and working in a virtualized environment
  • Microsoft SQL Server and Microsoft Server 2012 and 2016 experience
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer

Security Clearance Required: Secret

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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