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TFS Lead Admin- Chevy Chase, MD
Ref No.: 18-03271
Location: Chevy Chase, Maryland
 
TFS Lead Admin
Location: Chevy Chase, MD
Duration: Long term
Rate: DOE
US Citizens, Green cards, EAD candidates preferred, Visa sponsorship (H1b Transfer) may be available for Right candidate - No third party c2c or Agencies.
Responsibilities include:
·         Evaluate, provide recommendations, and enhance the existing TFS & VSTS architecture, configuration, procedures and processes to provide a more robust, dependable, efficient and flexible system
·         Monitor and maintain health of TFS & VSTS infrastructure (i.e. App Servers, Build Servers, Test Servers and certain aspects of SQL Server)
·         Implement automated processes to support streamlining of engineering/administrative duties using PowerShell against TFS/VSTS APIs
·         Architect and design TFS & VSTS Server farm(s) with appropriate server roles to support development initiatives across the platform life-cycle.
·         Tier 3 support on resolving issues with underlying virtual infrastructure, TFS & VSTS platforms and application functionality taking into considering infrastructure dependencies. (Includes on-call after hours)
·         Perform and document installation and configuration of the platforms. Coordinate support for hardware, OS, Networking and databases where applicable.
·         Ensure TFS environments are leveraging security configuration correctly. Proactively govern security and enforce policies.
·         Assist the team in advanced troubleshooting of Build issues.
·         Assist the team in advising build masters/application areas on CI/CD processes supported by the platform.
 
Technical Skills:
·         Advanced knowledge and troubleshooting skills for supporting multi-tiered architecture (i.e. client tier, an application tier, and a data tier).
·         Advanced PowerShell Scripting capabilities.
·         Advanced knowledge of Windows Server administration and Active Directory (2012+).
·         Intermediate skills with XML, JSON, REST OData.
·         Working knowledge of the .Net framework and supporting technologies.
·         Working knowledge and interaction of SQL Server administration (SQL Server 2012+) ¬.
·         Working knowledge and interaction of IIS administration (V 7+).
·         Intermediate understanding of Network administration, Load Balancing, Firewall rules, etc.