Senior IT Systems Administrator

Hanover, MD

Posted: 07/10/2019 Employment Type: Contract Industry: IT Job Number: 229841

Senior IT Systems Administrator

  • Senior IT Systems Administrator is required for a 6-month+ contract role in  Hanover, MD.

  • Performs Server administration for Server Operating Systems

  • Performs administration of physical and virtualized servers

  • Responsible for the configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of physical and virtual hardware

  • Configures, maintains and troubleshoots network related interfaces on servers

  • Performs OS and vendor software patching on servers

  • Monitors Physical and Virtual Servers performance using monitoring tools 

  • Performs, maintains, troubleshoots and does analysis of alerts on Servers

  • Creates scripts to automate repetitive processes 

  • Work with customers to identify, isolate, and resolve problems with Servers that are effecting other services

  • Contributes and executes plans, designs, and implements necessary configurations to ensure compliance with back-up and disaster recovery policies, procedures for servers

Required Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, a related field or equivalent experience is required plus a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience; or Master's degree plus 6 years of relevant experience.

  • Requires an advanced understanding of Server based operating systems

  • As the Subject Matter Expert have the ability to mentor others on administrating the server environment 

  • Demonstrated ability to develop, implement and lead team plans for upgrades and system enhancements

  • Demonstrated ability to write policies, procedures, and create system documentation

  • Enhanced troubleshooting skills within the Server OS as well as both networking and storage technologies

  • Must have hands-on experience developing, deploying and supporting large-scale enterprise server solutions 

  • Advanced level of experience in multiple IT fields, applications and domains

  • Plans and executes small sized technical projects

  • Has a broad understanding of the interrelationships within the IT environment with focus on Server and services

  • Advanced knowledge of Physical and Virtual Server support

Duration: 6 months+

Clearance: TS/SCI

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