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Apex Systems Systems Admin Active Directory (1132662) in Buffalo Grove, Illinois

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: DescriptionApex Systems is looking for a skilled Network Systems Admin for North Chicago, IL. Please send your resume to if interested.Network System Administrator / AD Support (NSAAD)LOCATION: North Chicago, ILDescription:Our team is looking for a Network Systems Administrator with Active Directory experience to maintain and ensure that all devices are securely configured and tested throughout the environment. In this role, you will be responsible for the installation and testing of devices on the network, developing plans and implementing upgrades around Active Directory.Responsibilities:Configure all devices according to STIGs and test devices prior to installation on the network.Install and add new devices on the network.Install, set-up, maintain, and update AD objects.Monitor communications from various Government agencies for applicable directives including IAVAs, Communications Tasking Orders (CTOs), CND Directives, and STIG releases.Develop plans and implement upgrade and transition to new versions of AD, as required.Creates and manages and modifies domains, forests, and trusts relations.Prepares disaster recovery plans.Creates appropriate user accounts, defines access policies and organizational units.Backup/restore AD services and manage trust relations with other domains.Develop and maintain site-specific equipment inventory and configuration.Develop and operate comprehensive network monitoring and management systems.Troubleshoot connectivity and configuration issues.Test software updates, security patches, and vendor patches prior to installation in the production environment.Monitor networking, computing, and storage resource utilization to ensure sufficient resources are available.Maintain network availability in accordance with SOPs.Perform troubleshooting, cause identification, and issue resolution, as necessary.Coordinate with external service providers to resolve network issues outside of the LAN boundaries.Requirements:Eight (8) years' experience in networking and computer system administration.Experience working with Active Directory to include plan development, upgrade and back-up.Bachelor's degree in related discipline or equivalent experience.Active DoD Secret Clearance or ability to obtain.One or more of the following certifications: Security+, Network+ CE, CCNA, MCP, IAT Level II.EEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or a ny other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.