SME Level Windows Server Systems Administrator with experience to support the following:
Must be able to support requirements from a customer and to maintain Windows Platform solutions in test and production. This work may be done independently or as part of a team. Performs technical planning, system integration, verification and validation, cost and risk, supportability, and effectiveness analyses for total systems.
Candidate should have experience with the latest Windows Server Administration tools. The position requires candidate to be able to produce and review technical documentation.
Troubleshoot Windows-related service issues including outages, anomalous behavior, and slow response class of problems. Outages may be on critical systems and candidates must be able to work methodically through these stressful events. Must be able to provide recommendations to optimize Windows operation and performance
The individual selected for this position will be a part of a Windows Platform Services Team and will be assigned to work full time at a customer site.
This individual will provide Windows Systems Administrator Services and manage, operate and maintain Windows servers at the customer site.
Ensure server performance thresholds are operating in accordance with industry standards based on the life of the server
Collaborate with networks and storage teams continually to ensure the infrastructure capability is providing the most effective and efficient performance.
Demonstrated experience with clustering and network load balancing, certificate management, and managing Windows servers remotely.
Demonstrated experience with Windows servers (Windows 2008, Windows 2012) and Tier 3 troubleshooting will maintain the Windows infrastructure for the current and new application hosting environments.
Responsible for maintaining documentation for the Windows servers footprint to include physical and virtual across all environments, maintaining the Windows patching schedule and executing patch and version updates, monitoring servers capacity, servers performance, and performing server recaps.
Experience with Active Directory Federation Services, clustering and network load balancing, certificate management, and performing backups and restores, Windows 2008, Windows 2012
Participate in disaster recovery (DR) planning and execution in support of customer requirements;
Design, build, and test application upgrades within specified timeframes.
Manage and maintain Windows servers in the customer data centers; work directly with customers as required to ensure their needs are met
Maintain the smooth operation of a multi-user computer systems, including coordination with other administrators, customers and engineers
Set up administrator and service accounts, tune system performance, install system wide software
Group Policy Management (GPO) and application of Local Security Policies
Application of security settings/STIGs and other commercial security best practices
Advanced Troubleshooting, and advanced Windows Server communications and hosting within Azure Cloud Environments.
12 years of Windows Serve experience
Bachelor's degree in a technical related field: may be substituted with years of experience as follows:
16 years of experience and no degree
Full US Citizen with the ability to obtain a Public Trust