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Systems Engineer (SE) Active Directory/Windows

Falls Church, VA 22046
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The Health group provides solutions to help government healthcare agencies lower administrative costs, reduce fraud and abuse, and improve the quality of services for individuals. We also provide analytics that combine clinical knowledge with big data technology and techniques to transform petabytes of data into meaningful solutions for our customers.



The Systems Engineer (SE) Active Directory/Windows provides subject matter expertise for systems hosted within CLASSIFIED and UNCLASSIFIED networks in Falls Church, VA, They are responsible for the overall architecture, administration, and maintenance tasks on Active Directory (AD) infrastructure.

The SE is responsible for developing, engineering, deploying and supporting comprehensive solutions based on a client's unique and complex requirements and problems as they relate to identity and directory services. They are also responsible for identifying opportunities for the automation of tasks, processes, or entire solutions and acting on them, as well as identifying any opportunities for improvement in the environment.

Additionally, the SE works with the Cybersecurity team ensuring that the AD solution is documented, maintained, and ready for risk assessment as part of a system accreditation process; this involves scanning, patching, and documenting the production AD solution.


  • Manages Active Directory infrastructure/domains; plans and executes platform upgrade activities for AD (currently moving Windows Server 2008R2 to 2016).
  • Installs, configures, maintains, administers directory services, Windows domain infrastructure (with multiple domains), administration of organizational units (OU) and server/user security through group policies, administration of domain global groups and local groups, domain user accounts, overall AD forest and domain optimization.
  • Coordinates and performs firmware upgrades and patch management to Operating System (OS) and Application software.
  • Coordinates system hardware and software testing with development teams to ensure transparent implementation.
  • Investigates and proposes solutions for development and customer needs to improve reliability, continuity, and maintainability for Windows systems as they relate to identity and directory services.
  • Provisions and loads PKI certificates on servers.
  • Develop system administration documentation in support of accreditation requirements.
  • Participate in or lead troubleshooting and incident resolution of complex high severity incidents.
  • Accurately log/ticket, track, and resolve incidents using the Remedy ITSM system.
  • Provide accurate, timely, and professional resolution on all supported incidents and issues.
  • Provide a high level of professionalism and customer service.
  • Provide updates to management and project leadership of all ongoing critical issues.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Demonstrated technical competency in the following areas:

Active Directory and Windows security

Windows Server (2012R2, 2016)

Network communication processes

  • Experience developing scripts in PowerShell, VBScript, JavaScript, Python or other languages to develop automated solutions.
  • Familiar with administration of VMWare 6.x, managing hosts and virtual machine resource allocation (CPU, memory, hard disk, network interface).
  • Experience with patch management using multiple tools (Ivanti/Shavlik, SCCM, WSUS, etc.).
  • Proficient with various security assessment/hardening tools (STIG, SCAP, checklists, Nessus, etc.).
  • Strong oral and written communications skills.
  • Proven ability to work independently with limited direct supervision.
  • Project management skills for setting priorities to meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to understand and apply knowledge of current industry standard systems architectures.
  • Strong critical thinking skills that facilitate timely problem-solving.
  • Other desired experience: CommVault, SolarWinds, Citrix XenDesktop, MS Exchange, Network Administration.


  • BS Degree in Computer Science, MIS, or related field
  • 6+ years experience in a technical IT role with a minimum of 10 years work experience or 8 years with a masters degree.
  • 4+ years engineering or system administration experience.
  • 3+ years experience with Windows security, delegation of permissions, and group policy management.
  • 3+ years experience with Windows Server 2008R2, 2012 or 2016 Active Directory.
  • Active DoD SECRET clearance or recently active SECRET security clearance (within 24 months).
  • Have or obtain requisite DoD 8570 certifications (e.g. Security + CE, CISSP, etc.) within three months of beginning position.

About Perspecta

What matters to our nation, is what matters to us. At Perspecta, everything we do, from conducting innovative research to cultivating strong relationships, supports one imperative: ensuring that your work succeeds. Our company was formed to bring a broad array of capabilities to all parts of the public sectorfrom investigative services and IT strategy to systems work and next-generation engineering.

Our promise is simple: never stop solving our nations most complex challenges. And with a workforce of approximately 14,000, more than 48 percent of which is cleared, we have been trusted to just that, as a partner of choice across the entire sector.

Perspecta is an AA/EEO Employer - Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled and other protected categories.

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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Posted: 2020-04-05 Expires: 2020-05-05

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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