Our client, located in Newark, NJ is seeking a Systems Administrator for an immediate full-time position.
5-6 years exp...
Solid under. of networks
Exp with OS for Windows Server 2008
AD is critical
The Systems Administrator (SA) is responsible for operations and maintenance of systems and related infrastructure. This individual will work closely with other team members and will help IT in meeting its goals and objectives. Must be a team player who fosters group collaboration in order to achieve exceptional results. A highly organized individual with good task management and follow-up skills.
Duties and Responsibilities
Help transform the IT organization by assisting in the development of a new virtualized environment and by migrating physical systems into consolidated virtual servers.
Configure systems in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements and according to IT guidelines.
Ensure systems and operating systems are running at peak performance by continuously applying patches and maintaining up-to-date software versions.
Assist in proactive monitoring of systems using a combination of tools to ensure high availability and SLAs.
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
Perform regular data archiving according to retention policies.
Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
Repair and recover system failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies.
Maintain up-to-date knowledge of emerging server tools and technologies.
Assist in research and evaluation of system technologies to support business requirements.
Required Skill Sets:
Strong Microsoft systems background (MCSE +)
Solid understanding of network protocols
Experience with HP servers, tools and utilities
Active Directory - Management, User Security Groups, Organization Units, Group Policies, Sites, DNS
VMware Management – VMware Infrastructure, Virtual Center, templates and customizations
Operating Systems – Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Microsoft clustering, Network load balancing
Managing backups with enterprise backup solutions
Exchange Management in a mixed environment (2007 and 2003), Exchange clustering
Terminal Server Management – Terminal Services 2008 +, server farms, RemoteApp, TS Gateway +
Hands on experience with IIS 6 and 7
Understanding of SSL, certificate services, and associated concepts
Nice to Have Skill Sets:
SharePoint infrastructure experience and Active Directory integration
Enterprise antivirus solutions
Understanding of network segmentation using VLANs
Experience with two-factor authentication concepts
Communication for Results - Expresses technical and business concepts, ideas, feelings, opinions and conclusions so that others understand or are persuaded to act. Creates an environment that encourages and values the opinions of others and promotes sharing of information and ideas.
Planning & Organization - Reduces uncertainty by monitoring and checking work or information and effectively managing time. Approaches work systematically, insisting on clarity of roles, functions, policies, and practices.
Customer Service Orientation -
Consistently displays awareness and sensitivity to the needs of internal and/or external customers. Proactively ensures these needs are met or exceeded.
Results Orientation - Excited by challenging goals and a desire to exceed standards of excellence. Exceeding the standard can include challenging personal goals, organization's standards, or current industry standards. Exhibits a true sense of competitiveness and a drive for results. Has a strong desire to win in the most challenging of circumstances, and the fortitude to take calculated risks to achieve personal objectives and goals, organization's standards, or current industry standards.
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