AECOM Windows Administrator in Washington, District Of Columbia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 151693BR

Position Title Windows Administrator

Job Category Information Technology

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Washington, D.C.

City Washington DC

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Windows Administrator in Washington DC. The selected candidate will support an environment of 150 plus servers.

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Server systems engineering and administration

Hardware and software trouble shooting

Windows programming and/or scripting

Capacity analysis and troubleshooting

Installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows servers, networks and clusters.

Data backup/recovery design and implementation for both physical virtual environment

Perform system security hardening to comply with Federal security mandates

Support .NET and Java Applications (IIS, Tomcat, etc.)

All other tasks as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree plus 5 years minimum experience or equivalent.·

  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) certification in Windows 2003/2008

  • Minimum of 5 years of server systems engineering and administration experience

  • Hands on hardware and software trouble shooting skills.

  • Demonstrated technical and quantitative, analytical and conceptual thinking skills.

  • Windows programming and/or scripting skills.

  • Experience with server management in a similarly sized systems environment (150+ servers)

  • Experience utilizing an enterprise monitoring solution for capacity analysis and troubleshooting.

  • Installation, configuration, and maintenance of Windows servers, networks and clusters.

  • Demonstrated experience with best practices for Windows Server 2008 and 2012 install, support and configuration.

  • Demonstrated experience in Microsoft technologies such as

  • Active Directory, SQL, Exchange, and file/print services.

  • Knowledge of Windows OS (2008 – 2012R2),

  • Knowledge of with TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS protocols, firewall, load-balancing technologies and firewalls

  • · Demonstrated experience working with load balancing technologies and large-scale server farms.

  • · Strong knowledge of using scripts to automate and schedule routine administration tasks.

  • · Demonstrated experience with implementing Group Policy to secure and configure systems, automate tasks and package deployment within the Windows environment

  • Demonstrated experience in data backup/recovery design and implementation for both physical virtual environment

  • Demonstrated experience using Windows Deployment Services (WDS) and System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) for OS deployment, patch management, software distribution, and HW/SW inventory

  • Experience provisioning of high availability, security and integrity of physical and virtualized platforms.

  • Demonstrated experience performing system security hardening to comply with Federal security mandates.

  • Demonstrated experience installing, upgrading and configuring applications within a Microsoft Server IIS environment

  • Demonstrated experience supporting .NET and Java Applications (IIS, Tomcat, etc.)

US Citizenship required; must be able to obtain Position of Public Trust clearance.

Preferred Qualifications n/a

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.