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System Administrator

Company: Providge Consulting
Location: Washington
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title: System Administrator

Client Industry: Information and Technology

Location: Currently remote. Offices are in DC and NYC

Job Status: Full-time (40 hours week) schedule on a Contract

Position Summary:

Our client is looking for a System Administrator who will design, implement, and plan enterprise applications. This person will serve as a technical expert in equipment setup, desktop support, troubleshooting, and Windows server support.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Windows administration supporting and deploying Microsoft Windows servers 2012, 2016, 2019

Administer Microsoft Active Directory, Windows networking, DHCP, DNS, and GPOs

Provide superior Customer Support to Corporate Executives and Staff

Provide support for VMware Horizon View Cloud desktop environment

Support bring your own device (BYOD) applications installed and running on personal and corporate smartphones and tablet devices

Install, configure, and maintain Microsoft Office Professional and all other desktops applications used by the Institute's staff

Administer the Office 365 environment

Support and maintain all laptops and desktops hardware, software, and printers

Keep desktop operating system and BIOS firmware patched using an automated patch management system

Provide Active Directory support creating user, groups, password changes, provide exported user data as required

Ensure expedient resolution of the first and second level network, system, and application problems, and escalating issues to meet SLAs

Provide support for file and print services

Manage, administer and upgrade specific IT systems such as End Point Security, Collaboration and Communication systems, Enterprise Software

Maintain standard laptop and desktop configuration images utilizing current imaging solution documentation and deployment procedure

Provide support for Cisco Web Conferencing systems before and after meetings and events

Troubleshoot e-mail issues and escalate issues related to the e-mail server to the e-mail server administrators

Work on and complete special projects

Information Security Responsibilities:

Attend/complete assigned information security training by the designated completion date

Read and adhere to published ISMS policies and procedures

Report timely any observed violations of ISMS policy - or known encroachments on information security to your department leader and/or the Information Technology Department.

Minimum Skills, Knowledge, and Ability Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Engineering

8+ years of experience in Microsoft Windows Server administration and Windows desktop support

5+ years Windows Server administration experience

3+ years IT helpdesk experience

2+ years deploying and managing Windows laptops

1+ year supporting VMWare Horizon View users, and troubleshooting VMWare Horizon View issues

Basic knowledge of MDM solutions

Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows networking, TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS, GPO's

Knowledge of database and web server technologies is a big plus

Experience with scripting in Powershell and/or batch files is a plus

Requires excellent communication skills, analytical ability, sound judgment, and excellent time management skills

Must possess the ability to work effectively with customers, staff, IT management, and managers from all departments

Superior troubleshooting skills while working hands-on at a help desk

Ability to work under stress with time-critical deadlines and high expectation

Keywords: Providge Consulting, Washington DC , System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Washington, DC

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