Robert Half Technology Systems Administrator in Irving, Texas

An independent, mid-sized Financial Services company is looking for an experienced and highly motivated Infrastructure Admin to join their technology group. This position will be responsible for providing technical expertise and guidance while supporting mission critical applications in a Windows environment. You will also be expected to define hardware requirements and systems specifications required for installations, configurations, testing, and upgrades; as well as you will be expected to develop documentation, departmental procedures, and support guides to improve existing processes and ensure that security and compliance requirements are met. In addition, this position will be expected to resolve highly complex production problems and provide guidance to less experienced staff. Required

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with Microsoft Windows Server, especially versions 2008R2, and 2012 R2 including server builds, migrations, and in-place upgrades.

  • Minimum of 7 years' experience with core technologies including Active Directory, DNS, SMTP and SNMP.

  • Experience securing active directory as well as windows operating system and application hardening

  • Experience with Microsoft Internet Information Server (IIS) installation, configuration and operation.

  • Knowledge of Windows PKI and managing cryptography

  • Experience with Windows Server Clusters.

  • Experience supporting VMware server infrastructure in two production data centers.

  • Strong understanding of web application architecture including HTTP, SSL, caching, CDNs, TCP/IP and load-balancing.

  • Experience with network and system monitoring tools.

  • Experience with enterprise class storage arrays and SAN technologies.

  • Strong experience in the design, implementation, monitoring, and support of systems, including hardware, operating systems, and applications.

  • Strong experience in resolving application errors and systems performance issues.

  • Strong experience in performing code releases, security patches, and configuring production and lower environments.

  • Strong experience in the installation, configuration, and recoverability of SharePoint.

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be available for 24x7 on-call administration. Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to utilize industry best practices to design and implement Windows based solutions in support of business objectives.

  • Provide in-depth knowledge of commonly used concepts, practices and procedures within the field.

  • Expert experience in the installation, configuration, and recoverability of SharePoint.

  • Partner with project teams and technical groups to identify and define technical requirements.

  • Create detailed documentation and diagrams of server infrastructure design and implementation.

  • Respond to high priority and escalated trouble tickets and communicate status and resolution to management and customers.

  • Conduct audits and implement solutions to ensure proper security of Windows based systems.

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

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Req ID: 04380-0008857966

Functional Role: Systems Administrator

Country: USA

State: TX

City: Irving

Postal Code: 75038-2216

Compensation: $47.50 to $55.00 per hour

Requirements: Active Directory, DHCP - DNS, TCP/IP - Transm Ctrl Prot/Internet Prot PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME TO HALEY.SCOTT@RHT.COM IF INTERESTED