Sr. Systems Administrator

Windows server administration, Vmware
Contract W2, 06 Months
$50 - $53
Work from home available

Job Description

We are looking for a Sr. Systems Administrator. This is a six (6) months contract to hire position in Cary, North Carolina with our client.

Responsibilities for Sr. Systems Administrator:

  • Perform user support including Active Directory and Office 365 account management
  • Maintain and support Office 365, Exchange Online, Azure AD
  • Maintain and support data center infrastructure including SAN and VMware
  • Maintain and support endpoint equipment throughout the organization
  • Administer a Windows and Linux server VMware environment
  • Provide high-level system monitoring with an understanding of reliability, availability, and failure management/mitigation needs
  • Administer and support Windows systems and Software installed at HQ and client locations.
  • Monitoring window-based systems for the resolution and performance tuning of Server, network, software, and enterprise tools\applications with problems between technical, support and customer personnel
  • Create and maintain technical documentation and procedures for System Administration support in accordance with established or emerging enterprise architectures and statewide strategies
  • Manage and ensure availability and secure performance of Windows
  • Evaluate Windows software and hardware to determine the best solutions to meet specialized application hosting requirements.
  • Coordinates and testing the software changes from the upgrades to minimize the impact on the users' applications and time.
  • Communicates and consults with end users, support staff, vendors and Executive management both internal and external to IT
  • Identifies emerging security trends and vulnerabilities and make suggestions for technical modifications to solve current and prevent future problems at an Enterprise level.
  • Evaluates options and consequences for supported systems at an Enterprise level and makes decisions accordingly.
  • Work with project manager(s) to complete action items in a timely manner
  • Bring ideas and solutions to ongoing projects to facilitate project completion
  • Work on overflow helpdesk ticket items and provide excellent customer support to end users
  • Escalation point for the resolution of hardware, software, and applications problems between technical, corporate support and customer helpdesk for an Enterprise environment

Required Skills and Experience as a Sr. Systems Administrator:

  • 5+ years server administration (Windows Server 2012r2 and above)
  • 3+ years working with vMware products (vcenter, esxi, nsx)
  • Enjoy working closely with other team members
  • Acquire new skills to solve unfamiliar problems
  • Have a positive customer service attitude with a desire to help other employees succeed
  • Pay attention to detail with a desire to strive for excellence
  • Be familiar with VMware virtualization, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft O365, AzureAD


  • VCP 6.0+ (Preferred)
  • MCSA (Preferred)
Dice Id : 10383137
Position Id : 6738949
Originally Posted : 3 months ago
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