Senior System Administrator

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Strong virtualization and exchange experience needed.

SUMMARY
Our client is a fast-growing, comprehensive IT infrastructure group that offers technology and services to a broad range of customers from healthcare, manufacturing, retail, distribution, and many other areas of business. With decades of combined voice and data experience, we help our customers make wise business decisions each and every day.
 
DUTIES
This position involves the planning, implementation, administration and  continual support of our customers’ enterprise systems and system infrastructures. This includes daily issue resolution, regular maintenance work, project work and technical leadership within the infrastructure team. It also includes providing input and participating in the definition, implementation, and support of best practices used by the team, with a focus on continually improving operational effectiveness in supporting our customers.
  • Provide expertise, experience, and knowledge in the administration of diverse systems environments. You will work to ensure the health of the systems and remedy any issues or problems that affect the quality of service we provide.
  • Work with Junior Administrators and assist them with troubleshooting and technical guidance
  • Lead and participate in project meetings with technical and non-technical customers
  • Interface with new and current clients to evaluate and advise on IT issues
  • Quickly learn new software products
  • Work with end-users to resolve software issues and assist them in using software
  • Troubleshoot hardware problems on multiple makes and models of desktop computers and servers
  • Administer and troubleshoot Windows Server 2k/2k3/2k8/2k12,Microsoft Exchange knowledge (2010 - 2016) Microsoft Small Business server and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services
  • Administer network devices, including network firewalls and wireless access points
  • Work with end-users on the phone to troubleshoot problems remotely
  • Assist in the on-call rotation (1 week out of 12)
  • Provide onsite support for remote offices
REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2+ years of experience in System/Network Administration. Experience in an MSP environment is preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Organizational, problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • The ability to work without direct supervision
  • Storage Area Network (SAN) experience
  • Considerable experience with VMware environments
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory
  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Group Policy
  • Expert Knowledge of TCP/IP networking
  • One or more certifications, including MCSE, MCP and IBM certifications, are preferred, but are not required.
TECHNOLOGIES
Microsoft Windows Server, Exchange, SQL, Office, Cisco switches, routers, and ASA firewalls, Sonicwall firewalls and SSLVPNs, VMware, HP servers and storage units, Symantec Backup Exec, Dell AppAssure