Windows System Administrator

Date Posted: Jan 25
Type: Contract
Wage: Unpublished
Job Number: 7455
Location: Houston, TX

TITLE: Windows System Administrator
CLIENT: global oil and gas
LOCATION: north Houston
TYPE: Contract/Contract-to-Hire

Server support, installation and maintenance (500+ Windows servers) located primarily in North American Data Centers and International locations

• Windows file system security rights management: granting, revoking, and maintaining privileges

• DFS namespace and replication management

• Implementing, maintaining and planning Microsoft Windows disaster recovery environments

• Active Directory and Group Policy management

• Server patching using tools such as WSUS and System Center Configuration Manager

• Application installation and provisioning on Windows server systems as well as Citrix XenApp farms

• Complete user management workflows and helpdesk tickets in timely fashion

• Support for Virtual Teams at various domestic and international locations

• Understanding of VMware virtualization environment

In-depth knowledge of industry standard internet protocols, such as DNS, DHCP, SMTP, and CIFS

• In-depth knowledge of Citrix technologies

• Familiar with SAN/NAS technologies

• Familiar with virtualization technologies

• Familiar with industry standard Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity practices, applications and methodologies

• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Active Directory and Windows Group Policy as well as related Microsoft technologies in order to analyze, interpret, and apply information

• Team player and communication skills are an absolute must

• On call and after-hours work occasionally required

EDUCATION:Bachelor’s degree in IT related field or equivalent experience

• Minimum of 5 years related experience

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