SA002 Desktop System Administrator

The Geodesy and Geophysics Laboratory at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) in Greenbelt, MD is seeking an experienced desktop and laptop Systems Administrator.
The Division maintains desktops, laptops, and servers in a heterogeneous computing environment that includes Windows, Mac OS, and Linux operating systems.

Duties of the position include:
• Maintaining and administering over 100 desktops, laptops, and associated peripherals
• Installing and configuring application software and computer hardware
• Implementing encryption and anti-virus software to enhance system security
• Deploying critical patches and upgrades to ensure that operating systems and software applications are compliant with GSFC IT security requirements
• Enforcing computer and network access controls consistent with GSFC IT security policies
• Performing and managing computer system backups
• Supporting team members and users with diagnosing and resolving computer and network issues
Must be US citizen

Experience required:
• 3+ years administering desktop computer systems with the following skills:
• Knowledge of Windows (7/10/server) and Mac operating systems
• Developing Group Policy Objectives (GPO’s)
• Knowledge of Active Directory
• Supporting acquisition of new hardware

Strong pluses:
• Familiarity with Linux operating systems, reporting tools such as BigFix,IT ticketing systems, RES white listing software, scripting and CIS benchmarks
• Certifications in Windows system administration