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Windows Systems Administrator - Messaging

Menlo Park, California 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 03/01/2018 Job ID: 18138 Industry: IT/Networking/Hardware

Position Title: Systems Administrator - Messaging

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

Responsibilities:
  • Work on a team of highly technical and talented messaging engineers chartered with maintaining the global messaging infrastructure.
  • Support day-to-day operations and escalations of the overall messaging environment.
  • Improve and optimize system administration and management with coding and automation.
  • Understand metrics for measuring success and performance of services to ensure service performance, scalability, stability and security for both existing and new service deployments.
  • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through management of task queues.
  • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production and business teams 
  • Participate in rotational on-call schedule.

Required Skills:
  • 7+ years of experience in Windows OS and core infrastructure support including: Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP
  • 5+ years of experience in managing email platforms (Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Postfix, Proofpoint, etc.) and email integrity technologies including SPF, DKIM, DMARC, etc.
  • 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.

Desired Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • 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
Sr. Technical Recruiter

I have been a Technical recruiter for over 20 years, much of that time with Protingent.  My passion is teaching people how to manage their career and effectively look for work.  I will keep working with a candidate until we find that right fit. I want to know what your dream job would be so I can help you find it.


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