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Systems Engineer (Washington, DC) in Fulton, MD at Presidio, Inc.

Date Posted: 9/5/2018

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Job Description

At Presidio, we think, architect, implement and support the practical reality of IT every day.  We bring together the best minds in the industry to deliver IT excellence and support the answers to our clients’ IT challenges.  As one of the largest IT-as-a-Service solution providers in the U.S., we combine experience and stability with regional expertise and the unique ability to cover local and global business needs. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio.

Presidio, top ranked leading provider of professional and managed services for advanced IT solutions. More than 2,800 Presidio professionals, including 1,600 technical engineers, we are trusted advisors to nearly 7,000 clients. Presidio addresses the complete technology lifecycle – helping clients in the private and public sectors plan, design, integrate, operate and optimize IT infrastructure. Presidio solutions are developed with strategic partners, including Cisco, Dell, Microsoft, Palo Alto, F5, IBM, VMware, and leading OEMs. Our unique capabilities and approach to serving our clients have translated into a track record of success. For more information about Presidio visit our website at or follow us on Twitter @Presidio

Presidio is seeking a System Engineer for our Washington, DC area to support our client’s IT business operations, interfacing on-site with various Government and/or Presidio personnel. The System Engineer will work directly with the Agency clients to administer and manage LAN, business applications, client software, network devices, and Government owned equipment. Based on the client’s environment, the successful applicant is preferred to have an active DHS Public Trust in order to meet clearance requirements for the position.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee development and maintenance of Windows Domain, servers, desktops / laptops, and Cisco wired/wireless network environment
  • Identify departmental needs and make suggestions regarding IT security improvements and operational efficiencies
  • Configure and install computer systems, applications, software updates and security patches
  • Ensure network connectivity of organization is on par with technical consideration and SLA
  • Manage administration of user authentication and authorization in Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Maintain network functionalities in OS machines, such as drivers and settings of servers, PCs, network printers, etc.
  • Assist in one-to-one knowledge transfer, troubleshooting problems, and supporting tickets/incidents reported by system users
  • Maintain and manage operational integrity of the network, server, user clients, and system security
  • Engage in continuous learning to stay abreast on new and emerging technologies

 Required Skills:

    • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience and/or military experience
    • Ability to demonstrate technical knowledge and consultative skills.
    • Strong communication skills and attention to detail
    • Strong critical thinking, complex problem solving, appropriate judgment, and decision making skills.
    • Ability to perform tasks with minor supervision
    • Solid documentation experience with Visio, Word, Excel
    • Ambitious and goal oriented, with initiative to work until job is complete.
    • Technical knowledge and experience in one or more of the following areas
      • Cisco wired/wireless network design and configuration
      • Windows servers, computer systems, desktop applications, and network security
      • Managing Active Directory, Group Policies, and Domains
      • Working knowledge of Office 365 and vSphere is a plus
    • Minimum 3 to 5 years of experience
    • Relevant Microsoft, Cisco or Industry Certifications
      • CCNA/CCNP
      • MCSA/MCSE
      • CompTIA Network+ or Security



Presidio, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/ VEVRAA Federal Contractor.  All qualified candidates will receive consideration for this position regardless of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, age, sex, citizenship, ethnicity, veteran status, marital status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state and local statutes, regulations and ordinances.

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RECRUITMENT AGENCIES PLEASE NOTE: Presidio has a strict PSL in place and will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role through the Presidio portal.  Candidate Resumes/CV's not submitted through the Presidio portal or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and will be treated as gifts and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.