The System Administrator is responsible for the design, installation, configuration, and implementation of the Windows infrastructure which includes Windows servers, Active Directory, and other core services on the Windows platform.
Perform daily administration of MS Windows Server (2016, 2012, 2008).
Perform enterprise level system upgrades of Windows operating systems, Active Directory, and other applications, including evaluation and installation of MS and other application patches.
Design and manage Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, and other Windows core services.
Manage Service Level Agreements, documentation, and policy/procedure related to virtualized, and Windows environments.
Participate in the after-hours on-call rotation and respond to business emergencies.
Resolve escalated issues from the IT Service Desk and other IT departments.
Proactively monitor servers to anticipate and mitigate problems.
Abide by all Change Management, Service Management and Incident Management processes and procedures. Attend Change Approval Board (CAB) meetings, and Incident Management conference calls as needed.
Create and manage scripts to perform system tasks with PowerShell.
Required Experience and Skills:
BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Information Technology, or equivalent experience.
3-5 years of relevant experience in MS Windows administration.
Demonstrated experience in managing, implementing and maintaining enterprise-level server administration.
Working experience in administering MS Exchange and O365.
Working experience in using MS System Center Configuration Manager to perform security updates and application component deployment.
Solid knowledge of Active Directory, GPOs, DNS, and the ability to maintain other Windows core services.
General knowledge in Networking, i.e TCP/IP, firewall, network routing
Practical scripting knowledge to automate tasks and processes.
Ability to create and manage IT runbooks, and system and project documentation.
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced working environment.
Ability to manage and deliver projects and solutions on time.
Outstanding customer service skills.
Good time management skills.
A strong sense of ownership, and can-do attitude