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Systems Administrator IV

Location: Salem, OR
Job # 9941173
Date Posted: 09-18-2017
Our client, a major government agency in Tigard, Oregon is looking for Systems Administrator IV for  6 months contractor position.  If you are interested and meet below requirements please email or apply online for immediate considerations. Thank you for your time.

Job Title: Systems Administrator IV 
Location:  Tigard, OR
Duration:  6 Months



Key skills: Microsoft Windows server 2008 and newer, Microsoft Active Directory, Domain Controllers,  DHCP/DNS infrastructure, VMware ESXi version 6.5, Microsoft SCCM, Shavlik, SolarWinds,  syslog,  splunk, LAN, WLAN, 802.1x, VLAN’s,SAN, Fiber switching,  HP Networking equipment
 
Job Description:
  • Installs new software releases and system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches, and resolves software related problems.
  • Performs system backups and recovery.
  • Maintains data files and monitors system configuration to ensure data integrity.
  • Has expert knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within a particular field.
  • Designs, builds, installs, configures and maintains network infrastructure.
  • Research, analyze and evaluate new network technologies.
  • Provides technical leadership to Desktop Support Analysts and LAN Administrators.
  • Provides and maintains IT security expertise.
  • Explores new innovative methods in network communication and security technologies to improve systems efficiencies and effectiveness.
  • Administer and manage IT security systems in a multi-tiered, distributed environment.
 
Typical Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manages the day-to-day operations of the host computers by monitoring system performance, configuration, maintenance and repair.
  • Ensures that records of system downtime and equipment inventory are properly maintained. Applies revisions to host system firmware and software.
  • Works with vendors to assist support activities.
  • Develops new system and application implementation plans, custom scripts and testing procedures to ensure operational reliability.
  • Trains technical staff in how to use new software and hardware developed and/or acquired.
  • Establishes, maintains and manages Active Directory accounts. Installs, modifies and maintains systems and utility software on server computer systems. Provides server support related to other software.
  • Establishes guidelines and methods for the installation and management of the host computer operating systems, disk arrays, fiber channel switches, tape libraries and other components.
  • Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission critical host computer resources.
  • Develops procedures to maintain security and protect systems from unauthorized use, acts of nature and user abuse.
  • Develops procedures, programs and documentation for backup and restoration of host operating systems and host-based applications.
  • Manages the data center and computer host systems including hardware, software and equipment such as air-conditioning system, UPS (uninterrupted power system) and fire protection system.
  • Administer and support core Microsoft, HP, and VMware technologies
  • Provisioning of physical and virtual servers, operating systems, network equipment, software and applications. Addition of these IT infrastructure elements to the standard monitoring, backup and inventory systems.
  • Regularly apply hardware, software, application and management tool upgrades/patches to assure performance, stability and security.
  • Troubleshooting, repair and recovery from hardware, software and service failures. Communication with impacted constituencies and coordination with IT staff during recovery efforts.
  • Daily monitoring of IT infrastructure and response/escalation for events and issues requiring immediate troubleshooting and resolution.
  • Provide after-hours support for Infrastructure related emergencies as well occasional weekend maintenance

Preferred knowledge and or Experience:
  • Microsoft Windows server 2008 and newer
  • Microsoft Active Directory, Domain Controllers, and DHCP/DNS infrastructure.
  • VMware ESXi version 6.5
  • Worked with enterprise data backup solutions (i.e., Veritas, Veem, Commvault, etc.)
  • Microsoft SCCM, and Shavlik
  • SolarWinds, syslog, and splunk
  • LAN, WLAN, 802.1x, VLAN’s, etc.
  • SAN and Fiber switching
  • HP Networking equipment,


Apply online. To learn more about Mavensoft visit us at www.mavensoft.com
 
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