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System Administrator II

Menlo Park, California | Contract

Post Date: 09/11/2017 Job ID: 17479 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title: System Administrator II

Position Description:   Protingent Staffing has an exciting opportunity with our client in Menlo Park, CA.

  • Work on a team of highly technical and talented engineers chartered with building, scaling, deploying and maintaining the global IT infrastructure
  • Drive scalable, highly available and performance service deployments for core IT functions including Active Directory, Exchange, PKI, Citrix, load balancing, storage and virtualization.
  • Improve and optimize system administration and management with coding and automation.
  • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production and business teams at Facebook.
  • Understand metrics for measuring success and performance of services to ensure service performance, scalability, stability and security for both existing and new service deployments.
  • Drive priorities and schedules based on impact level and business requirements to drive to the right decisions.
  • Foster and maintain cross functional relationships with both technical and non-technical organizations.
  • Communicate timelines, service dependencies, resource constraints and progress with key stakeholders quickly and effectively.
  • Contribute to the meeting departmental KPIs and SLAs through management of own task queue and assisting with the team queue.
  • Participate in rotational on-call schedule.

Required Skills:
  • 3 - 6 years of experience in core Windows infrastructure, including Active Directory, certificate services, DNS, and authentication protocols.
  • 3+ years of experience in managing email platforms (Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Postfix, Proofpoint, etc.) and email integrity technologies including SPF, DKIM, DMARC, etc.
  • 3 - 6 years of experience supporting and administrating Windows Server or Linux operating systems.
  • 3+ years of scripting experience in PowerShell or Python.  Ruby is a plus.
  • Understanding of server hardware and sizing, hypervisor technologies (preferably VMware), and cross-platform integrations (i.e. heterogeneous operating system support).
  • Ability and demonstrated talent in avoiding or minimizing business impact despite existing technical challenges. 
  • Technical degree at the Bachelor' s level or equivalent education and experience required.

Desired Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of managing and supporting large scale dispersed Citrix infrastructure.
  • 3+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • 3+ years of experience supporting storage appliances such as NetApp, Isilon and Pure Storage
  • 3+ years of experience managing geographically dispersed infrastructure and DR environments.
  • 3+ years of experience in configuration management (Chef, Puppet, SCCM)

Benefits Package:  Protingent offers competitive salary, 100% paid health insurance, education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent:  Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

Gazelle Medina

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