Kforce

Windows Server Admin

3+ months agoAllen, TX

Responsibilities

Kforce has an Allen, TX client that is looking for a mid-level Windows Server Admin (4 years) for a remote position. Summary:You will join the Cloud Services team that supports internal and external customers. You will handle all assigned services deployed within the client data centers. This position is responsible for design, implement, support / managing servers such as but are not limited to MS Windows.The position will perform daily administrator tasks as well as being involved in project tasks as assigned. You will also be responsible for coordinating the product installations with internal business units and external vendors. This position will report to the Systems Network Administration Manager - Cloud Services and will work on a team with 6 other administrators. This position requires on call rotation (1 week) that is every 8 weeks. Must be able to work 2 weekends a year for semi-annual disaster recovery exercises. Essential Duties:

  • Monitors systems for optimum performance and availability.
  • Implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system
  • Troubleshoots and resolves customer and internally-reported system problems
  • Implements and monitors corporate security policies
  • Documents and implements system procedures, policies and events
  • Participates in on-call 24x7 support rotation
  • Performs essential functions required for effective system backup and restore testing
  • Performs periodic recovery testing of DR plans
  • May manage data access and data permissions
  • Assists in managing user accounts
  • May assist support groups with applications installed on servers


Skills

  • Minimum 4 years of experience in Windows Server administration
  • Minimum of 2 years scripting experience
  • Extensive Power Shell and scripting experience
  • Experience working with a project management position
  • Strong networking aptitude
  • Azure experience
  • Proficient knowledge of IT infrastructure concepts and principles
  • Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft IIS Administration
  • SSL Certificate Management
  • SQL experience
  • Able to perform in a fast-paced, high pressure environment
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and/or tasks
  • Strong ITIL knowledge and/or certification(s).
  • Experience with Web Site Performance Tuning, Monitoring and Vulnerability Management
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."