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Windows/VMWare Systems Administrator

Company: KamisPro
Location: Sterling
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

IT Systems Administrator

The System Administrator will work 100% onsite in the Dulles / Sterling, VA office. Candidate must be local to the immediate area. No remote work.
The Systems Administrator will work in an IT Department of 5. They will handle all day to day systems administration tasks as well as level 3 and 4 troubleshooting when escalated from the Helpdesk.
This is a Windows / VMWare environment that includes Windows Servers, Active Directory and Azure.
Responsibilities include:
--- Configuring and maintaining the networked computer system, including hardware, system software, and applications.--- Ensuring data is stored securely and backed up regularly.--- Diagnosing and resolving hardware, software, networking, and system issues when they arise.--- Replacing and upgrading defective or outdated components when necessary.--- Monitoring system performance to ensure everything runs smoothly and securely.--- Researching and recommending new approaches to improve the networked computer system.--- Providing technical support when requested.--- Documenting any processes which employees need to follow in order to successfully work within our computing system.--- Install and upgrade computer components and software, manage virtual servers, and integrate automation processes--- Troubleshoot hardware and software errors by running diagnostics, documenting problems and resolutions, prioritizing problems, and assessing impact of issues--- Provide documentation and technical specifications to IT staff for planning and implementing new or upgrades of IT infrastructure--- Perform or delegate regular backup operations and implement appropriate processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures--- Lead desktop and helpdesk support efforts, making sure all desktop applications, workstations, and related equipment problems are resolved in a timely manner with limited disruptions--- Responsible for capacity, storage planning, and database performance
Systems Administrator Qualifications:
--- 3-5 years of system administration experience. --- Associate degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent experience--- Past experience administering server-side technology and networked computing systems.--- Familiarity with SQL and database operations.--- Ability to prioritize a wide range of workloads with critical deadlines.--- Availability outside of working hours to resolve emergency issues promptly.--- Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills.--- Patient and professional demeanor, with a can-do attitude.--- System administration and IT certifications in Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus--- Working knowledge of virtualization, VMWare, ESXi, vSphere, vCenter Required--- Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols--- Experience with scripting and automation tools--- A proven track record of developing and implementing IT strategy and plans--- Strong knowledge of implementing and effectively developing helpdesk and IT operations best practices, including expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster recovery protocols--- Implementing and deploying STIG-compliant Virtual Machines

Keywords: KamisPro, Sterling , Windows/VMWare Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Sterling, Virginia

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