Job Description:

Role and Responsibilities

Summary

The Server Administrator – 3rd Shift participates in the support, maintenance, and monitoring of systems, software or other solutions to Information Technology and acts as contributing member for all assigned projects.  This role will work the 3rd shift supporting IT operations from 11:30 PM – 7:30 AM.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Actively participates in the maintenance, monitoring, reporting, and support of operating systems, applications, and services
Communicates with end-users, support staff, management and other systems departments
Maintains effective communications with other groups
Performs routine problem analysis and resolution design for systems and applications
Performs, verify, and test routine system backups and restores
Maintains reports regarding system downtime, plans for preventative maintenance, and disaster recovery
Installs patches and upgrades to server hardware, firmware, and/or software
Creates and maintains documentation of IT configuration, processes, and procedures
Participates in and supports capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department management
Participates in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance that is consistent with company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements
Exercises independent judgment in the planning, scheduling, organizing, controlling and monitoring of IT projects
Act as on-call for production system support during 3rd shift
Qualifications and Education Requirements:

BS degree in computer related curriculum and 3-5 years network and operating system support
Solid understanding of Windows Server technologies (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016 preferred) and Linux Server (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu)
Solid understanding of Active Directory administration, DFS, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy management
Solid understanding of TCP/IP network fundamentals and related equipment (switches, routers, firewalls, etc.)
Experience with SAN technologies (DataDomain and Nimble)
Background with enterprise backup (VEEAM, Data Domain, tape systems)
Experience with Cisco UCS Blade platform and F5 Load-Balancers
Must have well refined troubleshooting skills, ability to determine the root cause of a problem and identify and resolve systemic problems
Must be self-motivated and a team player.

Preferred Skills:

End-point management/reporting via Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM), Widows Server Update Services (WSUS), and GFI LanGuard
Endpoint management/reporting using Enterprise Antivirus Management server technologies (TrendMicro, Symantec Enterprise Protection Manager, etc.)
Previous Experience using monitoring/reporting tools: Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Solarwinds, Spotlight, Manage Engine ADAudit Plus, Manage Engine ADManager Plus, McAfee ESM
Previous Experience supporting the following: Microsoft Lync Server 2013-2015, Microsoft SQL 2008/2012/2014/2016 (DB Maintenance, Access), Microsoft Exchange 2013/2016 (Mailbox maintenance, Database monitoring) , Microsoft IIS 7/8, Linux support (RHEL, CentOS, Ubuntu)
Administration experience on Microsoft Enterprise CA – Cert Requests/Monitoring
Administration experience on Microsoft File Server (DFS-R/DFS-N, ABE) – File Share Requests, Recovery, Permission Management
Experience with virtualization (VMware vCenter/ESXi, VMware Horizon) – VM Deployment, Monitoring, Configuration
Microsoft PowerShell Scripting for Server/Platform management
Microsoft Certified Professional, VMware Certified Professional, A+, CISSP

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