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Windows System Admin

San Francisco, California | Contract

Post Date: 07/20/2017 Job ID: 17254 Industry: Engineering

Position Title: Windows systems administrator

Position Description:  Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity with our client in  San Francisco  California  for a Windows System Administrator

Job Requirements::
  • Candidate will have at least 5+ years’ experience in deep administration of Windows and Virtualization technology.
  • Candidate will assist in resolving support, incident, and work orders.
  • Specifically those impacting or involving the use of Windows and VMWare will be the focus of the role.
  • Candidate will document, maintain, and improve process/procedure around the Systems Administration and Operations.
  • Candidate must exhibit task and time management skills, oral and written communication skills, technical expertise, and dedication to resolve problems effectively and efficiently minimizing disruptions.
  • To perform this job successfully, the candidate must be able to perform all of the primary roles above as well as most of the requirements below at an advanced level.
  • The requirements below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Job Qualifications:
  • Strong Active Directory management experience including related services (Group Policy, DHCP, DHCP Failover, DNS and WINS).
  • Strong Network level troubleshooting skills (TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, AD / LDAP).
  • Experience implementing and troubleshooting Group Policy objects.
  • Extensive experience with PowerShell and scripting to automate systems and processes.
  • Extensive Windows OS experience.
  • Experience with modern Windows Servers & Services Infrastructure.
  • Experience with Single Sign On (SSO) technologies including SAML 2.0.
  • Ping Federate and ADFS experience for Single Sign On (SSO) would be a plus.
  • Experience and strong understanding of Exchange and mail flow.
  • Experience with Office 365 administration.
  • Experience with Proofpoint Anti-SPAM mail gateway.
  • Strong expertise with SCCM and SCOM implementation and management.
  • Experience with VMWare vSphere & vCloud 5.x & newer
  • Expert experience in VMWare Clustering
  • Expert experience in VMWare Networking
  • Experience with VMWare Horizons
  • Knowledge of storage technologies (EMC/NetApp) highly desirable
  • Knowledge of OpenStack and Hyper-converge technologies desirable
  • Should be hands on and willing to build servers/ troubleshoot when required
  • Ability to communicate effectively and assign work and tasks
  • Participate in on call rotation
  • Be available off hours as needed to step into highly technical escalations
  • Communication and Teamwork
  • Expert IT experience on multiple Enterprise platforms/technologies
  • Ability to correlate data to resolve root cause issues.
  • Utilize a variety of remote access tools and techniques
  • Conduct/participate in meetings with other teams/work groups to establish/validate project timelines
  • Perform testing and establish system acceptance criteria on current and next generation hardware and software
  • Self-motivated, proactive, independent and responsive; requires little supervisory attention.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with diverse groups in a team environment using logic based troubleshooting skills.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, with a focus on listening and questioning skills.
  • Strong understanding of organizational goals and objectives.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Exceptional customer service orientation.
  • Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Demonstrated progressive experience in the field of technical support.
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving abilities.

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.

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.

Bob Saunders

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