Microsoft System Administrator

Job Requisition: 7120

Microsoft Systems Administrator (Contract to Hire)

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Job Requisition: 7120

Description for Microsoft Systems Admin.: Microsoft System Administrator will be responsible for providing escalation support and troubleshooting for incidents reported by system monitoring, change requests, users support tickets or networking with IT peers. It will be necessary to offer after-hours support as needed, especially when on-call rotation is assigned.

Responsibilities for Microsoft Systems Admin.

  • Designs, configures and implements departmental I.T. technology systems.
  • Researches, evaluates and recommends software, hardware and cloud technologies.
  • Performs testing and evaluation, including development lab activities for new technology solutions.
  • Interfaces with software vendors and internal accounting department to facilitate the purchase of hardware and software.
  • Configures and installs software for systems, applications and servers including, but not limited to, server operating systems, virtual servers, virtual applications, e-mail systems, file and print systems, virus defense, web services and remote access.
  • Configures and installs system hardware such as servers, backup systems, load balancing appliances, disk drives, storage area networks and appliances.
  • Performs system administration functions such as Active Directory maintenance, DNS changes, server permissions, server log management, email system administration, print queue management, web server support. 
  • Maintain standardization and documentation of technology and processes.
  • Develops and implements training plans to support applications as required.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve problems with system configurations and hardware.
  • Provide technical support and maintenance of I.T. systems.

Requirements for Microsoft Systems Admin.:

  • At least five years full time experience in systems administration in an enterprise environment
  • System administration of Cisco, Dell, HP and/or IBM servers. HP and Dell experience preferred.
  • Highly skilled and experience with the following: Windows server, Microsoft Azure, Virtualization/VmWare, Active Directory, Office 365, Systems Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), DNS, DHCP, WINS, Exchange Server, File Services, and Printing
  • Highly proficient with Citrix, XenApp, NetScaler, etc.
  • At least three years in departmental application administration (e.g. Web applications, administration of .Net Applications and SQL/Oracle based applications).
  • Strong professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and within changing priorities. 

 

Requirements for Microsoft Systems Admin.:

  • Scripting experience with PowerShell
  • Cybersecurity experience with CrowdStrike and/or Zero Trust

 

*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.

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