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Windows Server Administrator
at Avacend, Inc.
(This is for 2nd Shift Position, Hours are 3 PM to 12:00 AM Monday through Friday)
Job Summary: Under broad supervision, installs, configures, and supports the GDOT Microsoft-based infrastructure and associated computers, desktops and/or mobile devices. Performs necessary maintenance to support infrastructure security and availability.
Job Specific Duties: Under limited supervision, as project leader assumes responsibility for most complex projects. Directs project team in the software/hardware support to an enterprise level multi-server environment. Generates, implements, maintains and monitors one or more of the following: operating systems (such as: Windows 2012/2016), virtualization platforms (Hyper-V 2012/2016), and associated Microsoft-based core services (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, WINS, Certificate Services, IIS, etc.). Assists with enterprise application deployments (as related to the Microsoft core infrastructure) and assists with installation, maintenance and support of enterprise products (Exchange 2010, Systems Center, SharePoint 2013, etc.) as needed to maximize system availability. Provides infrastructure-related technical assistance to peer groups (Network administrators, SAN administrators, application administrator) to assist in troubleshooting infrastructure or application issues.
Candidates must have 5+ years of experience designing, implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting Microsoft Server operating systems and services (Hyper-V, Active Directory, Group Policies, DNS, DHCP, WINS, IIS, Certificate Services, etc.). Prefer candidates that also have administration experience designing, implementing, maintaining and troubleshooting current versions of Microsoft Enterprise products (Exchange, Systems Center, SQL, SharePoint, etc.) or third-party enterprise products (Citrix, Veeam, Symantec Endpoint Protection, etc.). Candidates must be able to learn about unfamiliar topics quickly and make recommendations to management and/or business units. Candidates must be self-motivated and be project/goal-oriented.