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Jr. Systems Administrator - Active Directory Services (WILL SPONSOR SECURITY CLEARANCE)

Company: TEKsystems
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

TEKsystems is seeking a Junior Systems Administrator to support Active Directory Services for the US Air Force, Space Command, and US Space Force on Peterson SFB in Colorado Springs, CO. This position requires candidates to possess a CompTIA Security + or equivalent and experience with Active Directory. This position also requires shift work in a 24/7 environment.

Job Description

The Successful Directory Services Administrator applicant will have the following qualifications.

The candidate needs a solid understanding of client/server, networking and internet technology fundamentals. Additionally, the candidate may need experience in the design, implementation, management, and support of Microsoft Windows domains using Active Directory in a multi domain infrastructure. Further responsibilities include performing problem solving and troubleshooting at the Systems Engineer level with exceptional communications and technical writing skills.

Applicant must possess superior knowledge and demonstrated technical proficiency in Microsoft Windows Server 2008/2012 and associated client products. Active Directory design and deployment, DNS, DHCP, WINS and other related areas with troubleshooting those products at the expert level in an enterprise environment (> 3000 users). The successful candidate must have experience in TCP/IP and other protocols including the use of troubleshooting tools, scripting (vbScript, PowerShell), resources kit and diagnostic tools.

Occasional weekend or shift work may be required.

Key Responsibilities

Ensure the Active Directory infrastructure integrates seamlessly with all components including network, security, and messaging, remote access and virtualized environments.

Establish and follow best practices for supporting the Windows Infrastructure.

Participate in the entire lifecycle (planning, deployment, maintenance) of critical IT services

Job Requirements: at least 3 years working experience with the following.

Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and Services (IIS, DNS/DHCP, WINS).

In-Depth understanding of Active Directory delegation and security models.

Experience managing production Windows Servers used to support multiple mission critical initiatives.

Working Knowledge of Microsoft Enterprise Technologies such as SQL Server, Exchange etc.

Through knowledge of Active Directory, DNS, WINS, DHCP, Server 2003/2008. Ability to configure and manage Active Directory DNS and DHCP.

Extensive experience administering Microsoft Active Directory 2003/2008 domains in global organizations.

Must possess a solid understanding and experience of and with Active Directory and/or LDAP.

Experience with implementation of best security practices.

Previous experience in an Enterprise Environment.

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft operating platforms and office applications.

Design, maintain, and manage Domain/Forest trusts. Design, maintain, manage and monitor Directory/Forest/Domain replication.

Develop and maintain Active Directory Group Policy Objects (GPO), accounts, and security groups.


Candidate must hold an active Department of Defense (DoD) clearance level of Secret prior to start date.

Candidate must be certified in accordance with DoD 8570 IAT Level II approved baseline certifications prior to start date (Security+ CE, CCNA-Security, etc.).

Additional industry certifications may be required within specific time frames.

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal opportunity employers and will consider all applications without regard to race, genetic information, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view the EEO is the law poster click here. Applicants with disabilities that require an accommodation or assistance a position, please call 888-472-3411 or email This is a dedicated line designed exclusively to assist job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Messages left for other purposes will not receive a response.

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