ValidaTek, Inc

Windows System Administrator

Location US-MD-Annapolis
ID 2024-01-2111
Information Technology
Position Type
Location Detail

Company Overview

At ValidaTek, we modernize and optimize IT services to solve some of the most critical challenges facing federal civilian and defense agencies. From customers to partners to top-talent employees, ValidaTek puts people first, empowering them to exceed expectations and transform government organizations. Our success starts and ends with our people, so we built a company where great people can do great things, with the resources and autonomy to make decisions that transform organizations. We operate as one team of diverse people, united by a passion for continuous growth and optimization. Our commitment to quality and performance optimization is the reason why our IT Service Projects and New Development Projects have been appraised at CMMI Maturity Level 5, positioning us as one of a handful of elite companies to receive the highest form of third-party validation.


Handles multiple applications, systems, network, and/or telecommunications activities. Manages information systems throughout the organization. May include programming, analysis, networking, data processing, and/or administration responsibilities. Resolves technical problems. Researches and recommends technology.  Coordinates information system priorities.


  • Maintains Security Technical Implementation Guide (STIG) compliance on Windows Servers that host IIS web services, Microsoft SQL Server, and an Oracle database (direct Oracle support is limited and infrequent).
  • Analyzes Windows and application event logs to troubleshoot erroneous system conditions or behaviors, as needed.
  • Coordinates with internal and external stakeholders including Government staff and third-party contractors to resolve support requests relating to server system operation, compliance, or security.
  • Provides recommendations and utilizes common or specialized tools to monitor and support NIPR, SIPR, and other mission partner environments.
  • Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
  • This is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of job duties and responsibilities. 
  • Knowledge - Complete understanding and application of principles, concepts, practices and standards. Full knowledge of industry practice & general knowledge of other related specialties. 
  • Problem Solving - Develops solutions to a variety of complex problems. Uses judgement & imagination to solve problems.  May refer to established precedents and policies. 
  • Discretion/Latitude - Work is performed under general direction. Participates in determining objectives of assignment. Plans schedules and arranges own activities in accomplishing objectives. 
  • Impact - Exerts some influence on the overall objectives and long-range goals of the organization.  Errors or failure to achieve results or erroneous decisions or recommendations typically cause delays in schedules & considerable expenditure of resources. 
  • Liaison/Leadership - Represents organization as a prime contact on contracts or projects. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel on significant matters often requiring coordination between organizations. May instruct, or serve as a resource for other professionals. 


  • Minimum education: Bachelors + 5 years experience OR Masters + 3 years experience
  • Minimum 3 years' Windows Server 2016/2019 systems administration experience on federal government systems (preferably DoD/DISA)
  • Minimum IAT-II certification from the DoD 8570 baseline certifications table
  • Minimum Active Secret Clearance Required (Top Secret preferred)
  • This role will require an on-site presence at the Joint Spectrum Center in Annapolis, MD.

EEO Statement

ValidaTek is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Applicants who are selected for employment will be required to verify authorization to work in the United States.

Offers of employment will be contingent upon passing a post-offer background check.


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