Microsoft Windows/Azure Administrator

Information Technology Washington, DC., United States


Job Title: Microsoft Windows/Azure Administrator

Location: Washington, DC (HYBRID)

Clearance Required: Active Secret clearance or higher

Description: IBSS is hiring a Microsoft Windows/Azure Administrator to work in an enterprise Windows Server environment. This position supports the physical server reduction initiative of the OCIO of a Federal government agency. This includes highly skilled provisioning of systems in Azure and the operations and maintenance of the Microsoft Windows Server and Azure environments with a focus on high availability and security.. 


  • Administration of Microsoft Windows Server 2016/2019, Azure cloud, VMware vSphere 6.5/7.0.
  • Provide support for Microsoft O365, Active Directory, SQL Server installation and configuration.
  • Patch deployment management, automation & troubleshooting.
  • Load operating system software, troubleshoot, maintain integrity and configure network components
  • Manage the daily activities of configuration and operation of IT systems
  • Provide problem identification, diagnosis and resolution of problems
  • Provide detailed analysis and feedback to management and internal customers for escalated tickets
  • Administration, monitoring, troubleshooting and supporting applications on physical Windows servers and Microsoft Azure cloud.
  • Provide technical and system administration support through troubleshooting, identifying & isolating issues, conducting root cause analysis, and implementing appropriate solutions.
  • Configures and maintains and manages Cloud Subscription and virtual tenants such as Microsoft 365, Azure, VMWARE ESX 6.0+ platform, Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive tenants.
  • Research and recommend innovative automated approaches for administration tasks
  • Create scripts to automate certain functions on Azure
  • Respond to application-related issues, resolving on-the-spot problems (when possible), replicating the issue for internal analysis/diagnosis, and preparing technical documentation accurately depicting the problem and/or solution
  • Ensure proper governance policies and procedures are established and followed to allow for consistent and clean Azure rollouts


  • US Citizen with Active Secret Security Clearance
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related required. 
  • 5+ years of Windows Server Engineering in an enterprise environment.
  • 3+ years of experience working on Azure Cloud. Ability to fully provision systems in Azure - including virtual machines and resources, configurations and application deployments.
  • Ability to quickly understand the organizational structure of the agency and facilitate work with different teams, both internal and external. 
  • Proficient in scripting languages such as PowerShell, .NET, Java, Python, Bash, etc.


  • Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate - AZ-104 (strongly preferred)

About IBSS Corp.

IBSS is a Woman-Owned business. Since 1992, IBSS has provided specialized professional, scientific, technical, cybersecurity, IT, and software engineering solutions to the Federal sector. Our clients include the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Defense (DoD), the Department of Commerce (DOC) and the Department of Justice (DOJ). We are committed to serving our clients and employees by delivering service excellence, creating value through technology, and continually improving our skills, services, and processes. Moreover, we maintain an ISO 9001:2015 certification which allows us to optimize current industry best practices to enhance delivery outcomes for our clients.

IBSS offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, vision and prescription drug coverage with company-paid deductible, paid time off, federal holidays, matching 401K plan, tuition/professional development reimbursement, and Flex-Spending (FSA)/Dependent Care Account (DCA) options.

IBSS is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.