ManTech Windows Administrator in Colorado Springs, Colorado

The Windows System Administrator has a B.S. degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering (or equivalent) and a minimum of five to eight years of experience in configuration, security, failover, and optimization of Windows servers. Ideal candidate is also a quick learner; must be able to adapt to quickly evolving technology and priority changes and have a desire to work closely with other members of the IT/development team. This position requires candidates possess a Secret security clearance to qualify with the ability to obtain a Secret with Suitability clearance to begin work.

In this role, the selected candidate will:

  • Ensures redundancy in all implementations, assisting with network configuration. Supports users with system application problems and coordinates resolution. Supports network operations and maintains network availability by monitoring and controlling system resources. Performs diagnostics and analysis of problems affecting system performance. Takes corrective action as necessary or interacts with other SME s and vendors to resolve problems. Tracks status of problem resolution and follows up to ensure satisfactory outcome. Assists in the evaluation, testing and recommendation of hardware, software, and network configurations. Install and configure Windows operating systems to include Server 2008 R2, Server 2012, and Windows 7 and 10.

  • Configure server and workstation hardware as necessary according to system requirements.

  • Install and configure required applications.

  • Utilize Windows Update Services Server (WSUS) to apply Microsoft security patches to Windows servers and workstations.

  • Utilize Symantec Endpoint Management Server to apply anti-virus policies and update definitions.

  • Create, modify, and delete user accounts and groups in Active Directory.

  • Troubleshoot server, workstation, and user experience issues and track work with Remedy.

  • Create and configure virtual machines as necessary.

  • Experience with NTFS file and share permissions.

  • Ensure adequate backup for all recovery scenarios.

  • Planning and implementing patches and Service Packs.

  • Reviewing logs for errors or potential problem alerts and taking corrective action.

  • Planning and ensuring redundancy for all critical components.

  • Maintain Virus protection on all Windows devices.

  • Maintaining documentation reflecting the current operational environment.

  • Experience troubleshooting network and domain related issues


Minimum Qualifications:

  • B.S. degree in Computer Science, Math, Engineering (or equivalent)

  • Minimum of five to eight years of experience in configuration, security, failover, and optimization of Windows servers.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Solid understanding of troubleshooting and configuration of Windows servers and workstations, to include protocols and switching, best-practice configurations, connectivity and networking concepts.

  • Ability to work on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks.

  • Ability to prioritize competing priorities.

  • Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure.

  • Required to be on-call and respond in a timely manner

  • Some experience with Exchange 2013

  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • SCCM


  • ITIL Certification


Equivalent Experience/Education, Bachelor's Degree, See Qualifications

Years of Experience

05-07 years w/Bachelors Degree, 07-09 years w/Bachelors Degree, 02-04 years w/Masters Degree, See Qualifications

Position Type





ManTech International Corporation is comprised of approximately 7,300 talented employees who use advanced technology to help government and industry meet some of their greatest challenges around the world. We adhere to the simple, no-nonsense values on which ManTech was founded more than four decades ago, aligning squarely with the mission objectives of our customers. As our customer base continues to expand and diversify, we continue to diversify our workforce and solutions. Nearly half our employees have a military background, and approximately 70 percent hold a government security clearance. As a leading provider of innovative technology services and solutions for the nation's defense, security, health, space, and intelligence communities; we hold nearly 1,100 active contracts with more than 50 different government agencies.

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