Robert Half Technology
Clearwater , FL 33756
Posted 2 months ago
If you're looking to grow your career as a Systems Administrator and have a deep understanding of networking and VMWare, Robert Half Technology has an opportunity you may want to check out! This role could be perfect for you if you are a proficient problem solver with a strong sense of ownership. . The IT Systems Administrator is responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining the company's servers, virtual desktops and other supporting systems.
This role is also responsible for administration, maintenance, support and upgrades of storage systems, databases, production applications, network devices, security appliances and communications and messaging services and systems. Additional duties include upper-level support, system maintenance and upgrades to company-owned applications, as required for high availability, stability and security. Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for the installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of Microsoft Windows and Linux based servers and appliances. Responsible for the installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of networking equipment. Responsible for the installation, configuration, operation, and maintenance of mass storage devices (Nimble Dell EqualLogic arrays). Responsible for corporate communications and messaging services and systems, including:
Microsoft Exchange, Outlook Web Access, Office365, ShoreTel phone system, etc. Manages system and software deployment and configuration. Monitors and tunes servers and devices to ensure optimal operating system and application software performance.
Recognizes and troubleshoots problems with server hardware, network connectivity and applications software. Provides support for all production applications (and peripheral equipment associated with these applications) including industry specific software such as: HCSS HeavyJob, HeavyBid, Agtek as well as standard apps:
AutoCAD, Tableau, Office Suite, etc. Ensures that all hardware and software issues and system changes are properly documented within the Incident Management system. Monitors multiple projects and provides technical and administrative support; ensuring that management is apprised of the current status of active projects.
Provides customer support, as required to resolve escalated support incidents. Responsible for network configuration and securing access to company services and resources. Establishes, documents, and publishes standards and procedures for server hardware and applications software for supervisor's review.
Schedules and implements hardware and software installations and upgrades in accordance with established change management and management/business approval procedures. Develops and maintains the data protection, backup schedules and recovery plans for server hardware and applications software within his/her responsibility. Responsible for implementation and administration of Disaster Recovery failover / failback and interim operations.
Requirements Experience, Skills, and Knowledge:
Demonstrated experience with server hardware and operating systems (Dell, VMware Hypervisor, Microsoft Windows, etc.) Demonstrated experience with scripting languages (PowerShell, VBscript, etc.) Demonstrated experience with enterprise mass-storage devices, Nimble and Dell EqualLogic array management experience is a plus Experience with VMware Horizon VDI platform Experience supporting production operations running scheduled server backups and system recovery processes and procedures Experience configuring and installing firewalls, switches and routers - experience with Cisco and Dell PowerConnect switches is a plus Experience with Sophos antivirus, Websense/Forcepoint or Microsoft EOP is a plus Experienced with Microsoft RDS (Remote Desktop Services) Experienced with Network System Protocols and Standards: Ethernet, VLANs, SD-WAN, TCP/IP, T1, 802.11 wireless Cradlepoint and Meraki experience is a plus Thoroughly knowledgeable in the implementation and support of Active Directory in a medium-sized corporate network environment, including Group Policy/Preference, auditing / security, replication, etc. Excellent technical knowledge and aptitude in the areas of networks, network topologies, application and file/print servers, applicable software and troubleshooting techniques Technical proficiency in network and server related hardware and software; ability to devise server and network specifications and solutions Technical understanding of internetworking architecture, and Internet / Web computing architectures is highly desirable MS SQL Server management or administration experience is a plus
Employment Type: Consulting