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Windows Admin Cognizant
Rockville, MD

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

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About Cognizant

Job Description

* Work hands-on designing and troubleshooting servers running Windows Server 2012 and 2016 in multi-tiered federal agency on-premises and cloud environments
* Consult and assist developers to develop Windows server and application hosting solutions
* Advanced engineering and administration of web and application servers including IIS and Apache
* Debugging application and server performance issues
* Monitoring servers along with resident applications and providing/implementing solutions
* Installation and configuration of enterprise serversoftware in a dynamic customer environment
* Communicating with infrastructure, security, and agency leadership about work that is active, completed, and in backlog status

Skills & Requirements

* 10+ years of systems administration experience with Windows servers
* Ability to work hands-on to design and troubleshootWindows servers
* Advanced experience with Active Directory
* Advanced experience with IIS web server administration
* Understanding of server security and how it relates to applications security; including SSL/TLS
* Familiarity with ITSM, SDLC, and DevOps
* Experience with PowerShell, BASH, Perl, or other scripting
* Strong communication skills and a self-motivated attitude
* Ability to work with issue tracking software and independently resolve issues
* Professional experience working in an enterprise data center environment with load-balanced, multi-tiered application infrastructures


* Amazon AWS or Microsoft Azure administration
* Exposure to hardware load balancers such as F5 BigIP
* Exposure to server management systems like BigFix or LANrev
* Exposure to server and application deployment automation systems like Jenkins and Docker
* Experience with server vulnerability remediation following agency, DHS, and/or DoD STIG guidelines including working with SSL, DNS, and cyphers issues

About Cognizant

Cognizant is a provider of information technology, consulting, and business process outsourcing services.

291700 employees

500 500 Glenpointe Centre W

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