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Windows System Administrator
Ref No.: 22-13526
Category: Experienced Professional
Location: Plano, Texas
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 12/28/2020 to 12/27/2021
Genesis10 is currently seeking a Windows System Administrator with our client in the financial industry in their Plano, TX location. This is a 12 month + contract position.

  • You will be part of a team contributing to actively reducing the number of server vulnerabilities across support scope
  • The server patch management role includes targeting, scheduling, patch installation, governance and reporting to drive risk reduction
  • This role is primarily focused on OS server patch and Core Ancillary upgrades & installation and the associated communication, troubleshooting and change control efforts as part of monthly patching routines
  • Role will execute and oversee server patching during specified maintenance windows using a variety of mechanisms and tools including BladeLogic jobs, custom scripts and perform manual updates where required on more complex systems
  • Role will execute pre-checks to help ensure successful patching events and post-checks to ensure system stability and configuration consistency
  • Role will communicate regularly with application production support teams, platform engineering teams and level 3 systems operations teams
  • Role will troubleshoot and resolve patch and server failures and escalate where needed
  • The person must be able to quickly identify network or infrastructure related problems and manage the remediation/escalation
  • This resource serves as a bridge in explaining symptoms and troubleshooting performed to global operations teams if necessary
  • Role will document and maintain operational procedures
  • Responsible to develop a close partnership with Enterprise client support and have a working knowledge of their applications
  • Windows System Administrator with strong communication skills, excellent operational execution and troubleshooting skills, and experience working within enterprise environments
  • Excellent attention to detail to follow documented procedures, ability to continually offer suggestions to simplify and improve procedures
  • Experience and complete working knowledge of operating system base health/welfare and x86 midrange IBM, Client, Dell hardware troubleshooting
  • Experience in diagnosing, researching and resolving system platform related issues
  • 5+ years of experience with MS Server 2008 – 2019 OS variants and subsequent ability to support dependent technologies (Network, Storage, Clustering, etc)
  • 5+ years of experience working with servers in an enterprise environment consisting of 1,500 or more servers
Desired Skills:
  • Scripting – Powershell/ VBS
  • Experience with clustering solutions and technologies
  • Powershell, Cluster Administrator, VMWare Tools
  • Able to work as a W2 employee of Genesis10 (no Corp-to-Corp)
If you have the described qualifications and are interested in this exciting opportunity, please apply!

About Genesis10:

Genesis10 is a leading U.S. business and technology consulting firm with hundreds of clients needing proven talent and solutions to power their strategic initiatives.  If you are a high performing business or IT professional with solid, referenced experience, we want to meet you.  Genesis10 recruiters and delivery professionals are highly accomplished career advocates, who get to know you beyond your resume to position you with the opportunities that fit your skills, experience and aspirations.  We have benefit options to fit your needs and a support staff that works with you from placement throughout your engagement – project after project.   To learn more about Genesis10 and to view all our available career opportunities, please visit us at  "Genesis10 is an Equal Opportunity Employer, M/F/D/V”