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System Administrator Jobs in Washington DC

Opting for System Administrator Jobs in Washington DC with IES Communications presents an unparalleled opportunity to join a team committed to innovation, diversity, and professional growth. Our dedication ensures you're not just starting a job but are on the path to shaping the future of telecommunications in a city ripe with opportunities for ambitious Sys Admins.

Why a Job as a System Administrator in Washington DC is a great idea.

Opting for a job as a System Administrator, or Sys Admin, in Washington DC is a brilliant move. Despite the city's high cost of living, the robust job market fueled by government, law, and international affairs sectors offers exceptional opportunities for career growth and stability. Furthermore, working in such a diverse environment not only enriches your professional experience but also broadens your cultural horizons, making it an ideal setting for ambitious Sys Admins seeking to make a significant impact.

Why Work for IES communications in Washington DC?

At IES Communications in Washington DC, you'll join a team that values the talent, diversity, and dedication of its employees, offering unparalleled opportunities for growth, cutting-edge technology, and industry-leading training tailored to your Sys Admin role. Our commitment to innovation, quality service delivery, and fostering a supportive work environment ensures you're not just building a career but also helping shape the future of telecommunications.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as a System Administrator at one of IES Communications' Washington DC Branches?

At our Washington DC branches, we're proud to have a dedicated team that includes both Junior System Administrators and System Administrators. Our Junior System Administrators are the backbone of our IT infrastructure, adept at installing, configuring, and maintaining essential hardware and software while providing invaluable support to our IT technicians and end users. They tackle first and second level support issues with ease, ensuring smooth operations across Dell and Cisco servers, Lenovo and Dell desktops, and various network equipment. On the other hand, our System Administrators take on more advanced responsibilities, ensuring company standards are upheld, offering higher-level telephone support, and managing network troubleshooting. Both roles collaborate closely, contributing significantly to server maintenance, IP telephony systems administration, and participating in IT projects, ensuring our technology infrastructure is robust and reliable for all our employees and clients in Washington DC.


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What is the average salary of a System Administrator in Washington DC?

The average salary for a System Administrator in Washington DC is approximately $82,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, education, and specific employer requirements.

How do I become a Sys Admin in Washington DC?

To become a Sys Admin in Washington DC, start by gaining a strong foundation in computer science through education or relevant certifications such as CompTIA A+ or Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA). Next, build hands-on experience with networking, operating systems, and cybersecurity through internships or entry-level IT roles. Networking is key, so connect with local tech groups and professionals in the area to learn about opportunities and industry demands. Finally, keep your skills sharp and stay updated on the latest technologies to stand out to employers in the competitive DC job market.

How long does it take to become a System Administrator in DC?

Becoming a System Administrator in Washington, D.C. typically takes 4-6 years. This includes earning a bachelor's degree in Information Technology or a related field (about four years) and gaining 1-2 years of relevant IT experience, often starting in entry-level positions such as a help desk technician. Certifications like CompTIA A+ or Microsoft Certified: Windows Server Fundamentals can also be valuable and might accelerate the process.

Is being a Sys Admin in Washington DC a good job?

Absolutely, being a Sys Admin in Washington DC can be a great job. The city's vibrant tech scene and numerous government agencies offer diverse opportunities for growth, competitive salaries, and the chance to work on impactful projects. Plus, the community of IT professionals here is both supportive and dynamic, making it an ideal place to advance your career.

How much does a Sys Admin in DC make?

A System Administrator in DC typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for System Administrators in Washington DC?

Yes, there's a significant demand for System Administrators in Washington DC. The city's robust tech sector and numerous government agencies create a high need for skilled IT professionals to manage and maintain computer systems efficiently.

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