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Senior Systems Administrator

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The Washington Post Washington , DC 20319

Posted 4 months ago

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Job Description

The Senior systems Engineer is an all-rounder supporting all components of enterprise infrastructure including Microsoft servers/Active Directory, Storage solutions, AWS Technologies and VMWare VSphere Virtualization. Core expertise in three or more of the above mentioned technologies is essential.


  • Support and maintain Active Directory infrastructure including identity management, Group Policy updates, Software updates, FSMO roles, DNS, DHCP, Sites and services etc.

  • Support storage infrastructure

  • SAN/NAS, backup and recovery.
  • Support and maintain 3200+ email users currently on a hybrid Office 365 & Exchange 2013 environment.

  • Lead cloud migration initiatives.

  • Lead activities such as system builds, application installation, configuration and monitoring.

  • Support Windows/Unix Server systems as both Physical and Virtual Machines

  • Respond to escalation calls from the Help desk, Desktop support, and other teams to resolve issues and perform maintenance.

  • Participate in on-call rotation for after-hours support.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or relevant major along with:

  • Understanding of networking terminologies and functions (routing, switching, firewall)

  • Extensive experience with VMware technologies including NSX.

  • Extensive experience with AWS cloud technologies

  • EC2/ECS/Route53/VPC/IAM/SES
  • Solid understanding of Exchange and other messaging technologies

  • Experience with supporting Outlook, OWA, activesync.

  • Great knowledge on email Security

  • WhiteListing/Blacklisting, Local Spam issues, eDiscovery, Email Management, Mailbox exports for litigation purposes
  • Experience with storage infrastructure
  • SAN Fibre channel(Hardware, Switches and zoning) and iSCSI ; NAS (NFS/CIFS/SMB)
  • Experience with Dell Compellent and Dell NAS a huge plus

  • Strong technical and trouble-shooting skills required


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Senior Systems Administrator

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The Washington Post