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Senior System Administrator
Ref No.: 17-17742
Location: Reston, Virginia
Immediate need for a Senior System Administrator with experience in the Banking & Financial Industry. This is 6 Months contract opportunity with long-term potential located in Reston, VA. Please review the job description below:
Job ID: 17-17742

Key Responsibilities:
  • Protect production by exercising sound judgment and following operational practices and procedures
  • Administration in all aspects of maintaining a Microsoft Windows Server environment in a hybrid cloud configuration
  • Use PowerShell to perform various administration, reporting and automation tasks
  • Use enterprise toolsets such as: VMWare vCenter, Blade Logic, SCCM, SCOM, Service Now
  • Following a build process: plan, build and implement physical and virtual Windows servers
  • Enforce security controls and maintain operation readiness
  • Provide general support activities to restore service in break/fix situations
  • Assist with Quality Assurance, performance analysis, and security remediation of Windows Servers
  • Assist with the creation of documentation for various server processes
  • Assist with Windows Server business continuity exercises, as needed
  • Engage in Audit and control related activities.
Requirements and Technology Experience:
  • A STEM/BS degree (Computer Science, Engineering, IT, related field), or equivalent work experience.
  • At least 8 years of Windows Server Administration in enterprise environment.
  • Expert experience with MS Windows Sever including.
  • Active Directory.
  • Local Security Policies and Group Policies.
  • Security hardening and Remediation.
  • Load Balancing and MS Clustering.
  • Extensive experience with the following technologies:-Microsoft PowerShell, Microsoft SCCM, Microsoft SCOM, Microsoft WSUS, Microsoft Client.
  • Familiarity with commonly used MS technologies like: Office 365, Certificate Services, IIS, ADFS, VMWare vCenter, Exchange, SharePoint, MS SQL including clustering (Always On).
  • Previous banking experience.
  • Microsoft Certified Professional.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Self-motivated and works well in a diverse team environment with the ability to meet deadlines.
  • Intermediate proficiency with rack server hardware.
  • knowledge of network interfaces, cabling and components (TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, WINS).
  • Expert proficiency with Windows Server 2003, 2008 and 2012.
  • Experience with Windows Server hardware and software problem determination, capacity planning, and root cause analysis.
  • Knowledge of Storage Area Networks and Virtualization.
Our client is a leading Banking & Financial Industry and we are currently interviewing to fill this and other similar contract positions. Qualified candidates should apply online for immediate consideration.