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Windows Administrator

Date Posted: 8/11/2023

Job #1630187
Contract
Houston, Texas

The Server Analyst is a contributing member of the Global Windows Operations Team and may be responsible for:

• Installing, configuring, and maintaining the operating system and hardware on Windows based servers.
• Maintaining and sustaining a highly automated server OS patching processes.
• Participating in follow the Sun support for global infrastructure servers.
• Developing and promoting standard operating procedures.
• Conducting audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
• Being available to perform tasks outside normal business hours and on weekends as well as being on call for at least one week every other month.
• Understanding of Active Directory, Centrify, OKTA, or authentication technologies.
• Maintain patch compliance requirements of company internal change management system.
• Setup, configuration, and problem diagnostics of server hardware including RAID, mirrored disks, and SAN/NetApp.
• Conducting audits of servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.
• Being available to perform tasks outside normal business hours and on weekends as well as participation in a 24x7 on-call rotation.

Qualifications:
• Legally authorized to work in the United States
• 5 years’ experience with Windows/Unix operating systems – Windows 2012/2016/2019/2022 with direct experience in diagnostics, troubleshooting, and problem solving for hardware, software, and OS.
• Knowledge of Microsoft SCCM (System Center Configuration Manager)
• Understanding of Active Directory, Group Policy and DFS
• Understand and able to utilize scripting technologies such as PowerShell, Python, Bash/Korn, and any other scripting languages.
• Experience with AWS/Azure/VMware Cloud platforms.
• Experience with monitoring tools and requirements for servers.
• Basic knowledge of network theory, design and architecture
• Familiarity of one automation tools such as Ansible, Chef, VMware Aria, Runbooks, ServiceNow, etc.
• Good interpersonal and communication skills
• High School Diploma/GED

Preferred:
• Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, MIS or other IT/IS related major
• Ability to work effectively across time zones and geography
• Understanding of WAN, TCP/IP, DNS, WINS
• Knowledge of remote support concepts and tools
• Operations experience
• Self-starter
• Must be able to lift 50lbs
 

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