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Sr. Windows Server Administrator

Company Name:
Pratt & Whitney
Pratt & Whitney, a recognized leading producer of the world's most advanced jet engines, is looking for dedicated individuals to become a part of our organization. If you would like to work in a dynamic environment and possess the motivation to incorporate new ideas into practice, this may be the opportunity you've been waiting for!
Pratt & Whitney, a United Technologies Corp. company (NYSE:UTX), is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, auxiliary and ground power units, small turbojet propulsion products and industrial gas turbines.
We reported an operating profit of $1.9 billion in 2013 on revenues of $14.5 billion. Our company has approximately 31,500 employees who support more than 11,000 customers around the world.
Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our first aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, air-cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.
The Windows Server Administrator position focuses on loading, configuring, updating, patching, and troubleshooting Windows Server 2003 R2 and Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard and Enterprise editions (64-bit), to include associated 3rd party applications and utilities. Server roles and features include Active Directory, DFS, DHCP, DNS, File Sharing, Routing, Group Policy management, and IIS/Web server at a minimum. on various laptop, PC, engineering workstation, and server-class hardware to support end-user computing, high-performance computing (HPC), file server, and/or domain controller roles and functions.
Additional technical skills and responsibilities include the following:
- Administration of Linux-based servers and high-performance computing (HPC) cluster systems;
- Network administration of switches, government-approved network encryption appliances supporting CAT-5 and fiber-based Ethernet networks, and voice-over-IP (VoIP) servers;
- Computing hardware installation, troubleshooting and repair of laptop, PC, engineering workstation, and server-class hardware; and
- Lead technical efforts to migrate to Windows Server 2012 and Windows 7/8 clients.
This position will also be responsible for ensuring all systems operate in accordance with applicable corporate and government computer security policies; preparing for and participating in periodic formal computer security inspections and audits of secure information systems; and documenting technical processes and procedures so that less experienced team members can successfully execute technical tasks.
- Bachelor's degree required, preferably in computer science, computer technology, or management information systems.
- Windows, networking and/or computer security certifications desired.
- Linux-associated certifications a plus as well.
- 2+ years overall experience providing hands-on Windows Server 2003/2008 standard and/or Enterprise editions to include OS roles and features to include Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, and security policy management support if college degree is CS/CIT/MIS/IT related, 4+ years if degree is in other area.
- Desire experience supporting Linux-based systems to include OS features and utilities such as NIS, NFS, Samba, Autofs, Kickstart/PXE, Package management, PAM, Auditd, SELinux, SSH, and GRUB.
- Additional experience with networking equipment such as switches and routers, VoIP servers and instruments, and/or computer security measures is also desired
Applicant must be a US citizen and be able to obtain Department of Defense security clearance.
United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
Company Description:
Pratt & Whitney is a world leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines with 36,000 employees who support more than 11,000 customers around the world.
Frederick Rentschler founded Pratt & Whitney in Hartford, Connecticut, in 1925. Our ?rst aircraft engine transformed the aviation industry. It was the 410-horsepower, air-cooled Wasp, which delivered unprecedented performance and reliability for the time. We have been leading change ever since.
Today, Pratt & Whitney develops game-changing technologies for the future, such as the PurePower

PW1000G engine, with patented Geared Turbofan technology. Pratt & Whitney Global Service Partners, the company's worldwide large commercial engine maintenance, repair and overhaul network, provides innovative services that delight customers around the globe.
Pratt & Whitney's large commercial engines power nearly 30 percent of the world's mainline passenger aircraft ?eet. The company continues to develop new engines and work with its partners in International Aero Engines and the Engine Alliance to meet airline customers' future needs.
Pratt & Whitney has built a long and distinguished record of providing top-of-the-line engines to 29 armed forces around the world. Our military engines power front line fighters, such as the F-15 Eagle, F-16 Fighting Falcon, F-22 Raptor and F-35 Lightning II, as well as the C-17 Globemaster III military transport and Boeing's KC-46, the U.S. Air Force's new airlift tanker.

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