Windows Systems Administrator in Minneapolis, MN at Consultis

Date Posted: 7/2/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Windows Systems Administrators work with other members of the Information Technology department to support all aspects of the Systems Infrastructure. The Windows Systems Administrator will also support internal Development staff with installation, configuration, and support of applications. Candidates must be highly motivated and will be required to respond to and provide resolutions to problems on a timely basis. This position involves the planning, configuring, managing, monitoring, and troubleshooting of a variety of network systems.

Minimum Qualifications:
At least 5 years of experience and/or industry certifications/degree such as:
o Microsoft-MCSA/MCSE
o CompTIA- Server+/Cloud+
o A.S./A.A.S in Information Technology, System Administration, Computer Science, or related field; Bachelor’s degree preferred
24/7 availability as part of an on-call rotation
Valid U.S. Driver’s License
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Acceptable background investigation report
U.S. Citizenship

Preferred Skills:
Windows Server – Advanced installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting
SQL Server – Installation and configuration
Windows Server/SQL Clustering
IIS – Installation and configuration of websites and FTP sites
Active Directory – User and group creation, GPO management
Scripting – Ability to write and deploy scripts for task automation and system administration
Virtualization – Creating and managing guests in a virtualized environment; ESXi experience preferred
Hardware – Troubleshooting and repairing server hardware
Excellent troubleshooting abilities

Bonus Skills:
SAN – Storage administration and troubleshooting on EMC, 3PAR, and other vendors
Email – Management, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of Microsoft Exchange and message hygiene gateway products
Monitoring Systems – Ipswitch WhatsUp Gold and similar SNMP/WMI monitoring
Antivirus – Management and administration of an enterprise antivirus suite