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Windows Administrator Overview


A Windows Administrator is a specific kind of system administrator. The duties of a system administrator, often called a sysadmin, can vary greatly from one organization to the next. Typically, core responsibilities include installing, supporting and maintaining servers and other computer systems. An integral component of supporting and maintaining such systems is preparing for service outages and other complications and responding to them in a timely and cost-efficient manner. A sysadmin dons many hats, including computer technician, and other duties may include project management and light programming. A Windows Administrator is a sysadmin that specializes in the Windows Server operating system.

Windows Administrator Education Requirements


A bachelor’s degree is usually required to achieve an entry-level position as a sysadmin, and many sysadmins have multiple degrees and even a master’s degree. Effective degrees for this field include management information systems, network administration, network engineering, computer science and so forth. A sysadmin requires a diverse skill set, including numerous certifications, and most sysadmin will have to continue their education while working in order to keep up with the pace of technology. A Windows sysadmin must have Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) and Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) certification. Although not necessary, Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD) certification is a feather in a Windows sysadmin’s cap. Furthermore, Windows sysadmin may require Microsoft Specialist (MS) certification in any specialized areas of technology that are used by the employer.

Windows Administrator Job Market


Windows administrator jobs are included with all network and computer system administrator positions, so it is difficult to discuss this niche job market specifically. Nevertheless, the sysadmin job market as a whole is experiencing growth, and a positive conclusion can be drawn by the overall popularity of Windows Server in the business sector. With the necessary certifications, a Windows administrator can fill many other System Manager and System Engineer positions.

Windows Administrator Salary


The mean salary for a Windows administrator is $37.46 per hour or $77,910 annually. Entry-level Windows sysadmins can expect to make about $45,000 per year, and experienced sysadmins can make as much as $117,150.
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Citrix Administrator/Windows Systems Administrator Washington, DC 20005 Security Clearance Eligibility: Must have an Active NACLC Investigation and be clearable to a Public Trust Duties and Responsibilities: We are looking for a self-motivated Citrix Administrator/Windows Systems Administrator that will be part of a team responsible for maintaining TTB’s complex infrastructure. The applicant n...
You must respond to ***** to be considered. Object CTalk Inc. is a systems integration company that provides mission, operational and IT enterprise support to the U.S. government. We design, integrate, maintain, and upgrade systems for national defense, intelligence and other high-priority government missions. Object CTalk values a diverse workforce and is an equal opportunity affirmati...
Description Northrop Grumman Information Systems sector is seeking a Windows Server System Administrator / Microsoft SQL Administrator 3 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Atlanta, GA. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Information Systems IRS Joint Operations Center (JOC) support program. The JOC Program provides serv...
Our client, a small 100+ year old NYC-based wealth management firm, is looking for a Windows Desktop Support Specialist/Systems Administrator to be part of a two person team responsible for supporting all levels of users throughout the firm. Candidates must be college graduates with 3-6 years of experience and a strong background with Active Directory and Exchange support. Candidates should have ...
Job Description We are seeking a Clifton, NJ, White Plains, NY or NYC based Senior Windows Systems Administrator working with a team that provides day-to-day support, request fulfillment, and systems integration activities covering our global Windows server deployments across all business lines. Candidate must be familiar with the day-to-day operational issues surrounding various business compute...
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MUST HAVE ONE OF THE FOLLOWING NETWORK+/SECURITY+/A+ or CISSP Certifications Enterprise Window Systems Admin • Ability to write scripts for Windows • Experience with server and storage area network operations • Systems management expertise, including alert/event management automated job scheduling, storage • Knowledge of current and evolving DoD information assurance initiatives, regulations,...
Noblis and our wholly owned subsidiaries, Noblis ESI and Noblis NSP, are solving difficult problems that help our government and our country. Noblis is a nonprofit science, technology, and strategy organization that brings the best of scientific thought, management, and engineering expertise to a wide range of government and industry clients in the areas of national security, intelligence, transp...
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor;s degree or equivalent in computer science, or related field, or equivalent experience, and 8 years of related experience. Windows Engineering Skills • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification in Windows 2008/2012 preferred. • ITIL foundation certification preferred • Security+ preferred • Server systems engineering and administration experienc...
SofTec I.T. has the following permanent/direct hire opening in Columbia, SC: The Systems Administrator must possess a broad range of skills with a minimum of 3 years of direct experience with Windows Server, virtualization, storage area network systems, and WAN/LAN networking concepts technologies. Candidate will be responsible for provisioning, configuration, and maintenance of servers and busin...
Job Description: The Sr. Windows Systems Administrator will use system analysis techniques and procedures, including consulting with users, to determine hardware, software, or system functional specifications. Responsibilities include: • Work closely with customers and other team members to troubleshoot complex customer issues and document solutions. • Management and operation of SQL Serve...
Expanding fund looking for a Windows SA with the following experience: 7+ years extensive experience in Windows Systems Engineering Experience with concentration in Windows 2K3/ 2k8, 2k12, Enterprise and 64-bit Editions. Must be familiar with the concept of system cloning and image capture/transfer. 7+ years’ experience deploying and supporting Active Directory, Group Policies, DHCP and DNS...
TheJudge Group is looking for a Windows Server Administrator, for a contractopportunity located in Green Bay, WI. RESPONSIBILITIES Job Requirements: Windows Server Administrationexperience Experience with the upkeep, configuration and reliable operation of Windowssystems Linux Server Administration experience (2003/2008/2012/Redhat). 1+ years working in acustomer services related role. Stro...
Spalding Consulting, Inc. is seeking a WindowsSystems Administrator / Information Assurance Specialist in Patuxent River, Maryland. Spalding Consulting, Inc. is a professional services firm specializing in Information Technology (IT), Program Management, and Financial Management for the Department of Defense, federal agencies, and commercial clients. We offer excellent salaries, benefits, and outs...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Systems Administrator - Windows Server 2008 & 2012 Rockford , IL Unspecified Apply Apply Systems Administrator - Windows Server 2008 & 2012 Rockford , IL Unspecified Apply Job Details If you are an experienced Systems Administrator with experience in Windows Server 2008 & 2012 and Active Directo...
Raytheon is seeking a Sr. Windows System Administrator with strong System Administration background to join our team in developing the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS), a state-of-the-art ground station for the next generation of low earth orbiting environmental satellites. This system will provide global coverage, monitor environmental conditions, collect, disseminat...
Founded in 1989, Sabre provides customers integrated end-to-end solutions focused around analytics; autonomous systems; command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR); critical infrastructure protection; and cyber. This solutions strategy is built upon the strength of our technical competencies in engineering, information technology, software dev...
This position is located in our VA, Arlington facility In support of Headquarters Dept of the Army 365x24x7 operational support requirements, successfully perform the following: 1. Responsible for design, operations and maintenance (O&M) of Linux servers running various versions of Red Hat/RHEL and SUSE, to include operating system-level patching, troubleshooting, and other routine actions 2. R...
CyberCoders Matching Great People with Great Companies Learn more about CyberCoders Apply Windows System Administrator North Chicago, IL Full-Time $85,000 - $110,000 Apply Apply Windows System Administrator North Chicago, IL Full-Time $85,000 - $110,000 Apply Job Details If you are an experienced Windows System Administrator with expertise in Symantec Endpoint Protection, then contin...
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor;s degree or equivalent in computer science, or related field, or equivalent experience, and 8 years of related experience. Windows Engineering Skills •Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification in Windows 2008/2012 •ITIL foundation certification preferred •Security+ preferred •Server systems engineering and administration experience •VMware - De...
We are currently recruiting for a Windows Systems Administrator job position located in Rockville, MD. Qualified candidates will have at least 4+ years of experience, with a Bachelor’s degree preferred, but additional work experience will be considered in lieu of a degree. Here are some of the job responsibilities and qualifications: Technical Skills Required: • Demonstrated expertise with Windo...

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