Enterprise Windows Systems Engineer - 00005326

Reston, VA, United States
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Reston, VA, United States
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Verisign, a global provider of domain name registry services and internet infrastructure, enables internet navigation for many of the world’s most recognized domain names. Verisign enables the security, stability, and resiliency of key internet infrastructure and services, including providing root zone maintainer services, operating two of the 13 global internet root servers, and providing registration services and authoritative resolution for the .com and .net top-level domains, which support the majority of global e-commerce. To learn more about what it means to be Powered by Verisign, please visit Verisign.com.

Come join our Corporate Information Services (CIS) team delivering support and operational innovation for our Verisign global enterprise. The CIS team provides Verisign employees with services, solutions, and systems that maintain and promote internal productivity, and support business resilience initiatives.

Verisign, a global leader in domain names and internet security, enables internet navigation for many of the world’s most recognized domain names and provides protection for websites and enterprises around the world.

The Position:

The Engineer IV Windows Administration provides technical leadership, collaborating across functional teams to deliver on IT Operations tasks and projects. This engineer will be responsible for enterprise systems and applications deployment, administration, configuration, automation and integration efforts in a VMware virtualized Windows server multi-site corporate production environment.

Key responsibilities include Windows System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) administration, content and package management, Group Policy Object (GPO) and Active Directory administration, automation, security vulnerability mitigations, and enterprise application administration.


  • Primary owner and SME for Windows OS administration and assigned applications
  • Deploys and configures automation infrastructure to automate and standardize Windows desktop OS upgrades, configuration and patching
  • Configures, upgrades, supports enterprise applications and underlying security components
  • Performs daily operations support functions including systems deployment, upgrade, patching, monitoring, SME problem escalation and troubleshooting, incident response and resolution
  • Deploys and configures Windows servers for application/database, network/DNS, SSL certificates and other system components based on vendor best practice and internal standards
  • Assists with administration of monitoring or other operations administration platforms to include daily support, configuration, and dashboard creation
  • Collaborates with peers and other functional teams to push through and deliver security initiatives and critical projects in timely fashion
  • Follows defined ITIL change management processes with ticketing systems and InfoSec security policies
  • Develops document such as upgrade plans, deployment plans, SOPs
  • Supporting escalations and problem investigation for supported systems and applications
  • Participates in team on-call rotation
  • Travel less than 10%



  • 7+ years of operations administration experience with Windows servers in a high availability secured enterprise production environment
  • Strong experience supporting all client management functionality of the SCCM including collections, task sequences, deployments, patch management OS and application upgrades, and vulnerability mitigations
  • Strong working knowledge of PowerShell scripting and other WIN CLI tools or scripting languages
  • Third-party content and package management, configuration and deployment experience
  • Experience with Windows endpoint/client build automation MS Windows 7/10 preferred Strong working knowledge configuring system monitoring, OS and application logging for systems in an enterprise environment
  • Strong OS and application troubleshooting and problem management skills
  • Good communication skills for collaborating with peers, across technology groups, and briefing senior management
  • Requires 4 Year Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related technical field (or equivalent work experience)


  • 5+ years Active Directory and GPO administration experience
  • Experience with Center for Internet Security (CIS) MS WIN Desktop and MS Office benchmarks
  • Experience with Windows endpoint/client build automation MS Windows 7/10
  • Working knowledge of networking, virtualization, storage, backup, physical server and other infrastructure components
  • Experience administering endpoint/client backup technologies such as Connected Backup or Code42 Backup and Restore
  • SharePoint administration experience (Preferred)
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