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IT Virtual Administrator
Ref No.: 16-01630
Location: New York, New York
Experience Level: 5 Years
Start Date: 06/22/2016
IT Virtual Administrator
Description: 3 - 6 years directly applicable experience - solid LAN/WAN Administrator (Not an Architect; Not an Engineer)


MUSTS: VMware (virtual cloud environment)

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Windows Server and VMware administration for the Datacenter and one remote location,
  • Provide support for VMware and Windows server administration including installation, configuration, troubleshooting, monitoring, integration, backup/recovery, patches, and optimization of Windows based servers (both physical and virtual).
  • Strong knowledge of VMware including but not limited to vCenter, vSphere, and ESXi.
  • Veeam Backup and replication
  • Experience deploying and supporting SAN/NAS storage devices
  • Cisco UCS B200 M3 host servers
Cisco Administrator
  • Configure, install and provide support for various Cisco network systems
  • Data network management, operational and performance reporting, capacity reporting and network metrics.
  • Support Cisco LAN and WAN internetworking including routing, switching, sub-netting, Quality of Service, VLANs, VRFs, OSPF, BGP, TACACS.
  • Manage Cisco Wireless LANs, routers, access points, wireless LAN controllers.
  • Working knowledge of Voice over IP, DNS, firewalls, intrusion detection, Virtual Private Network (VPN), network security, Load Balancers, and Microsoft Active Directory.
General Responsibilities required of both positions
  • Create tutorials and training sessions to help end-users use a variety of applications[KB2]
  • Backup and Recovery operations.
  • Reviews and implements Operating System level patches to maintain security compliance and system integrity
  • Interacts with users to answer questions, problems, and requests regarding system issues
  • Perform hardware installation, setup, server builds, configuration, and remote management
  • Resolving and track all support issues in a timely manner
  • Performance monitoring & System tuning
  • Provide oversight and support for security implementations on Windows based servers.
  • Develop and maintain appropriate system level documentation to ensure all documentation remains current to ensure optimal operation, security, and high availability.
Qualifications and Skills:
  • Cisco network routing and switching certification or equivalent working experience; 3 or more years of relevant work experience
  • Experience in Cisco UCS environments
  • Microsoft, VMWare, and/or SAN Storage certifications a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Windows Server versions 2008 and 2010, 2012 helpful.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Active Directory and Group Policies.
  • Windows DNS/DHCP
  • Citrix XenApp Administration
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of personnel (Internal and External)
  • Thrives and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment[KB3]
  • The candidate may need to assist in urgent issues after normal working hours, weekends, and holidays.
  • Works well in team environment.
  • Some travel is required as necessary.