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System Administrator
Ref No.: 18-37705
Location: Lansing, Michigan
Skill Type
Skill Type:Information Technology
Nesco Resource is seeking a full time System Administrator to support our client in Lansing, MI.

The Windows/VMware/VMware View Systems Administrator will be responsible for installing, operating and maintaining a heterogeneous environment consisting of servers running Windows, and VMware ESXi. Windows systems to be administered include Windows 7 through Windows 10 and Windows Server 2008 through 2016. O365 is a prominent part of the environment.
Provide support for Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 and related Active Directory infrastructure.
Have demonstrated expertise in SCCM including creating computer images, administering SCCM, configuring and retrieving SCCM reports and working with integrated Microsoft End Point Protection
Install, configure and manage VMware vSphere & VDI environment.
Configure VMware Distributed Resource Scheduling, high availability and fault tolerance.
Install, configure and manage VMware ESX hosts.
Must have strong understanding of Active Directory, Domain Name System (DNS), Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) and Group Policy Objects (GPOs)
Proven track record of successful enterprise server migrations/consolidations/upgrades
Ability to analyze and automate existing processes and implement an automation framework
Maintain accurate documentation for all relevant support-related processes and procedures including, but not limited to, updating systems and application technical standards, installation notes, and support procedures
Install, configure and update hardware and software.
Operate and maintain all integrated systems to support mission operations.
Perform daily application updates and maintenance functions.
Open trouble tickets and respond to trouble calls. Experience as tier 2/tier 3 support resource
Respond to management system alerts.
Deploy monthly security patches and updates.
Respond to after-hours trouble calls. Be available as part of a 24x7 on-call rotation.
Participate as a member of a small, multi-disciplinary team that works cooperatively to ensure supported applications are available to support the customer mission.
The person qualified for this position has previously installed, configured, operated and maintained hardware and software that uses the Windows operating system within a VMware ESXi production environment.
Can demonstrate Windows server troubleshooting skills in an internetworked Enterprise environment.
Has previously installed and configured VMWare virtual machines in a production environment
Familiarity and has worked with vCenter 5.5 or higher
Has experience with hardening operating systems and collaborating with cybersecurity area to continually improve the security posture of the infrastructure.
Follow quality standards
Communicate accurate and useful status updates.
Strong communication skills; both written and oral
Develop system specifications and interfaces.
Determine time estimates and schedule for work.
Ability to work independently
Maintain accurate documentation for all relevant support-related processes and procedures including, but not limited to, updating systems and application technical standards, installation notes, and support procedures