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Windows System Administrator
Ref No.: 18-05449
Location: Broomfield, Colorado
Position Type:Right to Hire
Start Date: 04/07/2017
Postion: Windows System Administrator
Duration: 3 Month Contract to Hire
Location: Broomfield, CO

Summary:
The Systems Administrator manages the operations of computer systems related to operating systems, servers, and end-user workstations. Although the Administrator is not responsible for writing new application software, the administrator demonstrates understanding of how software behaves in order to deploy, configure and troubleshoot systems. Additionally, the Administrator researches new technologies and leverages optimization techniques to ensure that systems operate efficiently.
This role is responsible for systems. Provide support to level 3 system administrator(s) in project work and duties as well as mentor level 1 system administrator(s). Focus on detail and quality is essential. Need to have strong skills in team-work and time management. Produce thorough documentation and user guides.

Specific duties:
  • Build and maintain web, virtual, and client server environments for the enterprise
  • Maintain the operations of all virtual, web, and client systems to ensure availability
  • Troubleshoot and resolve any IT service issues related to operating systems and servers
  • Partner with the infrastructure members of the team to troubleshoot and resolve network related issues
  • Implement and maintain a systems business impact assessment to prioritize system recovery in the event of a failure
  • Train the technical support staff on solving common systems-related problems
  • Build and implement software standards for servers, operating systems, and end-user workstations
  • Leverage optimization techniques to maximize the efficiency of all computer systems
  • Work with third-party vendors and consultants on developing system-specific skills
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  • Skype Administration
  • Microsoft Active Directory administration
  • VMWare administration
  • Microsoft Server 2008+ administration
  • Backup Administration
  • SAN Administration
  • Solarwinds Administration
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE
  • Experience using ticketing software
  • Experience with incident troubleshooting and escalation
  • Experience with change control processes and tools
  • Possesses knowledge of core systems concepts (e.g. Systems, Protocols, Directory Services)
  • In-depth expertise of multiple core RES system or technical area (e.g. SCCM, VMWare, etc.)
  • Familiarity with ITILv3 or related service delivery frameworks

REQUIRED SKILLS
  • Business acumen
  • Team oriented
  • Strong customer service mind-set
  • Professional
  • Ability to prioritize and quickly resolve issues
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Effective prioritization and project management skills
  • Light programming/scripting, project management of small initiatives, troubleshooting and root cause analysis
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE
  • Demonstrated ability to take the initiative and think creatively
  • Ability to interact successfully with people in a customer-facing role
  • 3-5 years of technical systems administration with multiple major systems/areas (e.g. SCCM, network switching & firewalls, etc.)