This position will be solely responsible in performing all aspects of system administration and maintenance of Geocent production systems. The administrator is responsible for ensuring the health of the production environment, as well as a Dev and Test/QA environments and requires the ability and initiative to dive into troubleshooting issues and performing root cause analyses.
Provision, Configure and Administer Windows Server 2012 and 2016 VMs and components within on-premise and cloud environments.
Configure VLAN, IPs, and data storage.
Ensure that operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to company security guidelines; take measures to ensure system security and data integrity.
Manage IIS Web Servers for SSL, proxy and application hosting
Perform and/or oversee system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Install, upgrade, configure, test, maintain and support system software in a production environment.
Create batch SQL and PowerShell utility scripts; perform configurations and adjustments to enhance database file capacity; perform automated and manual backup and restore processes.
Participate in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.
Apply Windows patches and updates
Recommend and direct software changes and updates to keep systems up-to-date
Perform and/or oversee backup operations
Provision and configure new Windows Resources as needed by the team
Establish and document a governing System Maintenance plan and associated procedures
Establish and document procedures for maintaining user accounts, assign file permissions and establish password and account policies.
Assist with Database administration and management.
Requires bachelor’s degree (in Engineering, Computer Science or related field) or equivalent experience
3-5 years’ relevant experience
Use of Windows and Microsoft products in a virtualized environment such as:
PowerShell, VBScript, batch or some other Windows-specific scripting experience
Experience in AWS/Azure/Rackspace/Other cloud or hosted providers
Administrator-level knowledge of Microsoft SQL Server to include:
User management and server settings
Backup and restore
Familiarity with Active Directory to include:
Group Policy management, deployment, troubleshooting experience
Understanding of Active Directory Topology, Replication and Trusts
User and group management
AD-Integrated DNS management and troubleshooting
Understanding of Active Directory disaster recovery procedures
Administration of IIS
Deployment of software to IIS
Configuring IIS for SSL and PKI
Experience in basic administration of SharePoint
Experience in Microsoft Systems Center application suite.