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Job Category:

Information Technology



Approximate Salary:

Not Specified

Position Type:

Full Time

Senior Systems Administrator, Lewin Group - Falls Church, VA

UHG - Falls Church, Virginia

Posted: 12/10/2018

Combine two of the fastest-growing fields on the planet with a culture of performance, collaboration and opportunity and this is what you get. Leading edge technology in an industry that's improving the lives of millions. Here, innovation isn't about another gadget, it's about making health care data available wherever and whenever people need it, safely and reliably. There's no room for error. Join us and start doing your life's best work.(sm)

The Lewin Group provides research and consulting services including program planning and development, implementation services, and post-implementation analytics and evaluation to assist the federal government in designing programs that improve the health and well-being of the nation’s citizens.


The Senior IT Network Administrator role will be part of Lewin's IT team (LTAC) and will design, build and support systems that support project and consulting teams work.  The position requires staff to be based at our Falls Church, VA office. You must be able to help out with many roles and should expect some after business hours work and periodic travel.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Monitor environment health and the facilitation of high severity incidents to improve the state of service availability and continuity

  • Operate and monitor computer and peripheral equipment

  • Coordinate the efforts of all functions to complete scheduled jobs in a timely manner

  • Document all problems (hardware, application, facility, etc.) and takes corrective action as required

  • Working effectively across the firm’s markets and centers in a matrix environment

  • Reviews the work of others

  • Develops innovative approaches

  • Serves as a leader/mentor

Required Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree or High School Diploma/GED with experience with VMWare and Cisco products

  • 8+ years general network administration experience

  • Experience with load balancers (F5), SQL (MySQL / MS SQL) and VMWare (ESXi / VDI)

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 10% of the time    

Preferred Qualifications:

  • SharePoint administration experience
  • Familiarity with CMS compliance requirements

  • System architecture experience

  • Working with authentication solutions

  • Office 365 




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Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


 UnitedHealth Group is a drug-free workplace. Candidates are required to pass a drug test before beginning employment.



Job Keywords: IT, information technology, equipment, VMware, Cisco, SharePoint, administration, CMS, compliance, system architecture, Falls Church, VA, Virginia



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