Sr. Systems Administrator

  Texas, Fort Worth-Arlington


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Posted Date
Thursday, February 13, 2020

Sr. Systems Administrator
Location: Euless, Texas

We have an EXCITING new job opening for a Sr. Systems Administrator to join our client in their Euless, TX headquarters. This Sr. Systems Administrator will be responsible for maintaining the technical infrastructure of all systems throughout the enterprise. This includes day to day administration, support, proactive software updates / patching, and software and hardware refreshes / maintenance. Supported systems include, but are not limited to, Physical and Virtual Servers along with their associated roles located within the data center and remote locations, Storage, Backup, SQL, Cloud Servers (AWS/Azure), and DR configurations for each. This position is also responsible for providing L2 / L3 Support to the IT organization and regional offices where applicable. In addition, the Sr. Systems Administrator will be involved in project work supporting the internal organization along with assisting in the integration of current and future acquisitions.

: Provide technical support and maintenance of I.T. systems
: Troubleshoot and resolve problems with system configurations and hardware
: Provide escalation support for the Service Desk and Desktop Support Teams
: Performs server hardware and server software maintenance functions such as firmware upgrades, installing software service packs and configuring enhancements
: Maintains system security including operating system security patches and virus defense
: Performs system administration functions such as Active Directory maintenance, DNS changes, granting server permissions, server log management, email system administration, print queue management, web server support
: Maintain standardization and documentation of technology and processes
: Monitors performance, capacity and operational statistics for operating systems, applications and servers including e-mail systems, file and print systems, virus defense, web services and remote access
: Upgrades server and infrastructure hardware based on hardware life cycle policy
: Upgrades system and infrastructure software based on software life cycle policy
: Configures and implements complex I.T. technology systems including DR / Business Continuity / High Availability
: Installs system software and hardware for operating systems, applications and servers including, but not limited to, e-mail systems, file and print systems, anti-virus, web services and remote access
: Will serve as the project lead on simple technical projects based on the business plan
: Design, testing, and implementation of new technologies from end to end
: Travel up to 10% may be required

o 10+ years of hands-on experience as a Systems Administrator supporting organizations with 50+ sites and 1,000+ users with impeccable record/references
o Experience with Networking, UNIX, Cloud/AWS, DevOps, and SQL
o Four-year degree in Information Technology or commensurate experience preferred
o Superior customer service and communications skills
o Agile methodologies, Scripting and Automation
o Ability to recognize, analyze, and effectively solve problems in a timely and organized manner using industry best practices and procedures
o Superior relationship skills with the ability to work with multiple personalities in varied regions of the country
o Ability to manage small to medium time sensitive projects with ease
o Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment, flexibility and agility
o Past experience in M&A related to infrastructure integration preferred
o Ability to work with little supervision and within changing priorities in a dynamic rapidly changing and growing environment
o Ability to support systems without prior knowledge by thinking out of the box by using past experience and deductive reasoning to reach a solution
o Advanced technical proficiency with Microsoft, VMWare, and Remote Desktop Services (RDS)

Technical Environment
o Microsoft
o Windows server
o Active Directory
o PowerShell
o Active Directory Federated Services
: Single Sign On
: Multifactor Authentication
o VMWare
o ESXi 6+
o vCenter 6+
o Microsoft
: Certificate Authority
: Distributed File System\Replication
o File services
o Printing
o Exchange
o SharePoint Online
o Skype for Business
o Office 365
o System Center Configuration Manager
: Software/OS deployment
: OS Patching
o System Center Endpoint Protection
o System Center Operations Manager
o System Center Orchestrator
o System Center Service Manager
o SQL Server Administration and Clustering
o Remote Desktop Services (RDS)
o RDS Gateway
o RDS Broker
o RDS Web
o RDS License
o RDS Session Servers

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