Windows Administrator

Summary

The Windows Administrator's role is to ensure the stable operation of all in-house Microsoft infrastructures. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, securing, updating and optimizing all hardware with the Windows O/S installed. The person will provide support staff training where required.

Responsibilities

  • Manage servers, including, but not limited to, e-mail, print, database, Citrix, IIS, DFS, and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software.
  • Oversee installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of server hardware and software.
  • Monitor email and ticketing queues for proactive self-assignment of tasks and respond in the appropriate manner (phone, email, in person). Inform other team members of work status.
  • Document job functions and procedures as necessary, as well as provide training for team members
  • Collaborate with System Architects on emerging products, technologies, services, and standards in support of procurement and development efforts.
  • Provide escalated end user support for all phones, conferencing, and related hardware.
  • Backup servers and their associated operating systems and software.

Abilities/Key Competencies/Skills

  • Operate with a customer service approach.
  • Demonstrate sound troubleshooting methodology and problem solving.
  • Demonstrate quality management in the performance of duties.
  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work as a team member as well as independently
  • Demonstrate appropriate time management and project planning skills.
  • Seek self-development and learning opportunities.
  • Strong knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field.
  • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2/2012 R2/2016 operating systems and understanding of basic Microsoft networking.
  • Experience, and understanding, of Microsoft SQL, Exchange, IIS, DFS, PowerShell, SharePoint, TFS, Azure, and System Center technologies is desirable.
  • Experience, and understanding, of backup technologies, virtualization technologies, and Microsoft Active Directory is required.
  • Effectively perform server and security audits.

Experience/Certificates/Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology and minimum of ten years' experience in IT or related field; or equivalent combination of education and experience. MCITP is desirable.

Organizational Relationships

  • Reports to the IT Manager, and will receive mentoring from the Senior Windows Administrators team, as well as the IT Manager.

Physical Demands

  • Must be able to assist in the installation of servers and network equipment in a standard 42u rack.
  • Ability to lift 40 lbs.
  • Ability to sit for prolonged periods at a computer.
  • Fast-paced environment with deadlines often demanding prolonged work hours for completion of projects.
  • Keyboarding 75% of time.

About GCG:

For three decades, GCG, has been the recognized leader in providing legal administrative services for class action, mass tort and bankruptcy cases. In fact, we are the first claims administrator to have earned SOC 2, Type 1 certification.

The breadth and depth of our experience, responsiveness, global resources and state-of-the-art technology have made us the recognized leader in our field and the partner of choice for leading law firms, corporate legal departments, government agencies, and other legal professionals requiring our unique administrative support.

With more attorneys than any other firm in our business, and a staff of more than 500 that includes a team of software engineers, call center professionals, in-house legal advertising specialists and graphic artists with extensive website design experience, resources are unparalleled in the industry. We have offices coast-to-coast and are ready at a moment's notice to provide cost-effective administration services tailored to the needs of each case, regardless of its size or complexity.


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