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Windows Server Administrator - Woodlands, TX
Ref No.: 17-03723
Location: Woodlands, Texas
Job Title: Windows Server Administrator
Location:  Woodlands, TX
Position Type: Contract
Rate: DOE

Green Card, U.S Citizens and GC-EAD Preferred
No sponsorship available for this job, direct hire and No 1099 or C2C
 
 Responsibilities:
  • Proactively and efficiently administer servers using enterprise toolsets such as SCCM, SCOM, etc.
  • Perform patch management via SCCM and ensure Windows servers have latest approved patches.
  • Monitor health, performance, and optimization of Windows Server environment.
  • Respond to work orders and resolve incident tickets.
  • Effectively troubleshoot complex technical issues.
  • Ensure server security and control compliance.
  • Implement best operational practices for Windows Server environment, and automate where applicable.
  • Participate in rotational on-call duties to provide after-hours support.
  • Follow policies and procedures for change, incident, and problem management.
 
Required Skills:
 
  • B.S. in Computer Science or equivalent degree/work experience.
  • 3 + years' working knowledge in Windows server enterprise environment.
  • 3 + years' working knowledge with Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager (SCOM).
  • Working knowledge with VMware 6x (vCenter, vSphere).
  • Proficiency with Windows Active Directory services.
  • Ability to create and/or modify scripts (batch, PowerShell).
  • Understanding of basic network concepts (LACP, VLAN tagging, routing, QoS).
  • Understanding of basic storage concepts SAN,NAS (CIFS and NFS).
  • Be able to effectively communicate with team members and customers.
  • Possesses excellent project management and organizational competencies.
  • Must have strong customer service mindset
  • Proven ability to manage short deadlines, emergency situations and changing priorities.