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Senior VMWare and Windows Server administrator
Ref No.: 17-00339
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 07/31/2017
Senior VMWare and Windows Server administrator who has current hands on working experience with managing, architecture and migrations of new or changed services, management of the change process and maintenance of regulatory, legal and professional standards.  You'll manage the performance of systems and services, and deliver ad-hoc reports for service-levels, risks and contingency planning. Support-related responsibilities include environment sizing, troubleshooting and critical customer situations
The candidate will work with a team in the US whose responsibilities include but are not limited to: day-to-day operational tasks, projects, office migrations / moves, problem / change tickets, troubleshooting, and problem resolution. 
Candidate must have strong current technical knowledge, excellent troubleshooting and communication skills. The ability to work independently and as a dedicated team member are required. 
4+ years VMWare ESXi, including version 5.5 and 6.0 with "current " hands on experience;
  • Resolving complex issues
  • Ability to provide input into architecture and solutioning
  • Providing leadership direction of day to day operations 
  • Security minded
  • Extensive planning and execution of upgrades / migrations
  • In-depth experience installing / configuring / maintaining hosts
  • Extensive experience with creating and maintenance of VM templates
4+ years Hands on experience Administering Windows Server 2008 and 2012
4+ years Server Hardware Experience current hands on experience
3+ years Hands on experience with Linux OS
Server Rack management and cable management experience
Strong Windows troubleshooting Experience
Position is on site in downtown Chicago, Westmont, or Lisle Illinois