Systems Administrator

Analysis, DNS, Exchange, Help Desk, IBM, JavaScript, Linux, Management, PowerShell, Systems Administrator, Testing, VM, VMware, VMS, vSphere, Windows
Full Time
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Job Description


Systems Administrator


Job Description


CoStar Group is looking for a Systems Engineer to support our growing company in downtown Washington, DC. CoStar Group is a leading provider of both commercial real-estate information and consumer-facing sites such as Apartments.com. Our System Engineers perform technical planning, system and application builds, evaluates system costs and risks, and general supportability and operations across our technology stack.


Responsible for the day-to-day operations and management of a large enterprise environment consisting of 4500+ Windows and Linux VMs, several hundred physical Windows Servers, and several hundred vSphere ESXi servers. Primary duties will include managing the core infrastructure components such as SAN Storage, VM deployments, and monitoring of the environment. In addition, daily operational activities will include ticket-related changes to Active Directory, Exchange 2016, Disk resizes, etc.


Essential Job Functions

* Configure and manage Windows and Linux operating systems, troubleshoot, maintain integrity of and configure network components, along with implementing operating systems enhancements to

* Build, configure, monitor and maintain virtual environments

* Build, configure, monitor and maintain storage environments

* Provides tier 3 support for escalations from Help Desk

* Knowledge and experience troubleshooting VMware vSphere and Storage platforms

* Knowledge and experience troubleshooting Active Directory, DNS , Microsoft Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business

* Participate in on-call rotations (1 week duration approximately every 8 weeks)

* Must be able to support infrequent after hours and weekend escalations as needed (aside from on-call rotation)

* Optimize system operations and resource utilization as well as perform system capacity analysis and planning

* Other duties as assigned


Required Experience

* Must have a minimum of 4 years of experience configuring and maintaining Windows-based operating systems.

* Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience configuring and maintaining a virtualization platform (Hyper-V or preferably ESXi)

* Must have a minimum of 2 years of experience configuring and maintaining an enterprise SAN platform (EMC VNX, Dell Compellent, or HPE 3PAR preferred)

* Must have working knowledge of an enterprise monitoring application (SolarWinds Orion, ManageEngine, Microsoft SCOM, Icinga, etc)

* Must have working knowledge of Active Directory design, OU design, AD replication topology, etc

* Must have working knowledge of Exchange 2010 or higher

* Must have exposure to a scripting language (Powershell preferred)


Preferred Experience

* Familiarity with Network concepts (e.g. Routing, Switching, Firewalls)

* Familiarity with VMware-s product line (e.g. vROPS, vRealize Automation, vRealize Orchestrator)

* Familiarity with AWS

* Familiarity with Chef/Puppet

* Familiarity with IBM BigFix

* Strong scripting experience. Powershell or Javascript preferred

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CoStar Group is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer; we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing
Dice Id : 10100023
Position Id : R12204
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