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Windows Server Administrator Practitioner 50963 in Dearborn, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 2/25/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 50963

Windows Server Administrator Position Description:

  • Windows Server Administrator will be responsible for providing Level 2 support for the infrastructure in Enterprise Data Centers and Distributed locations globally.

Skills Required:

  • Applicants are expected to have a broad background in Microsoft Server Operating System administration along with technical knowledge related to server hardware and software, enterprise computing, and general networking competencies. 
  • Must have strong team skills and a customer-support background handling complex hardware and software systems. 
  • Be able to drive problem resolution by meeting the application SLAs with a customer centric view. 
  • The individual will be responsible for administration, automation, monitoring, incident management, troubleshooting, and problem resolution for Microsoft Windows Server environments. 

Essential Knowledge: 

  • Windows Server Operating Systems. Win 2000 to Win 2016 
  • Active Directory administration. 
  • Group Policy Objects (GPOs). 
  • Microsoft Clustering 
  • PowerShell 
  • Windows Server 
  • Information Security Policy, Security standards and configuration management. 
  • Effective problem solving. 
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including, but not limited to, procedures and technical documentation. 

Desired Skills: 

  • 4-5 years in a Data Center environment 
  • Experience with virtualization: VMware ESX, and Microsoft Hyper-V. 
  • Experience automating system administration tasks using PowerShell 
  • Knowledge about IIS and MS SQL DB 
  • Understanding of Routers; Firewalls; Switches; Hubs; NICs; SAN, NAS, File and Print Servers. 
  • Experience with security tools: Norton SEP, CSP, FireEye 
  • Backup Software: IBM Tivoli TSM. 
  • Experience automating system management and monitoring using SCCM. 
  • Experience supporting enterprise disaster recovery solutions.

Experience Preferred:

  • MCSA or MCSE: Server Infrastructure 
  • The Administrator will be on a rotating weekly on-call schedule 4-5 times a year.

Education Required:

  • B.S. Information Systems, Computer Science or equivalent work experience in the requested field

At Fast Switch, Our Purpose is Our People and Our Planet. We come to work each day and are reminded we are helping people find their success stories.  Isn’t that cool? Also, Doing the right thing is our mantra.  We act responsibly, give back to the communities we serve, and have fun a little fun along the way.

We at Fast Switch have been doing this for 22 years. We’re doing business in almost half the states in the union with offices in Detroit, MI, Columbus, OH, New York, Hartford, CT, Massachusetts, Minneapolis, MN, Los Angeles, CA, San Francisco, CA, and Tucson, AZ.

We're a financially strong, privately-held company that is 100% consultant and client focused.

We've differentiated ourselves by being fast, flexible, creative and honest. Throw out everything you've heard, seen, or felt about every other IT Consulting company. We do unique things, and we do them for Fortune 10 companies, Inc. 500 companies, and technology start-ups. We also have a strong belief in giving back to the communities we serve.

Our benefits are second to none and thanks to our flexible benefits options you can choose just the benefits that you need or want, options include:

• Medical and Dental (Fast Switch pays majority of the medical program)

• Vision

• Personal Time Off (PTO) Program

• Long Term Disability (100% paid)

• Life Insurance (100% paid)

• 401(k) with immediate vesting and 3% (of salary) dollar-for-dollar match

Plus, we have a lucrative employee referral program and an employee recognition culture.

In 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018, Fast Switch was named one of the Top Work Places in Michigan by the Detroit Free Press and one of the Best Staffing Firms in 2016 and 2017. We have won the Columbus Business First “Fast 50” award 9 times in 12 years because of our strong growth which translates into more and better opportunities for our consulting staff members.

Ranked '#1' supplier by over 50% of our customers nationally.

Ranked 'Top 3' supplier by over 75% of our customers nationally.

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