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Windows Server Engineer in Atlanta, GA at SkyBridge Resources, LLC

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

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Job Description

Summary of Server Administrator Role:

Must be relatively comfortable with most aspects of systems administration and have a firm understanding of the respective operating system discipline. Under some direction from management, the ability to install, configure, test, maintain and troubleshoot most OS and hardware related items such as networks, printers, disks and file storage systems.  Must ensure smooth system operations, connectivity and functionality and usually achieve efficient, reliable, high performance results. The ability to identify and resolve issues and recommend solutions while assisting in setting the general direction for the organization. Ability to work with and help oversee operational tasks from an offshore provider.

Responsibilities of Server Administrator:

  • Be able to: install, customize, configure and test the operating systems; configure server networks, disks and file systems for applications; apply patches and fixes.
  • Installs, configures and maintains critical business applications, assists in evaluating user requirements for system availability, capacity and compatibility (e.g. CPU, speed, memory, storage requirements, and other specifications). 
  • Assists in providing detailed performance analysis reporting for continuous improvement of system and database.
  • Assesses system capacity issues, installs and tests operating system releases and upgrades; performs trouble-shooting and installs fixes to resolve problems and optimize system performance with little/no assistance/direction from senior personnel.
  • Using systems management software and other tools and utilities, monitors system and network speed, reliability and performance.
  • Ensures that all server operating systems are backed-up regularly; troubleshoots and resolves issues such as drive failures, client down, and network card errors.
  • Plays a major role in coordinating and maintaining the Data Center Disaster Recovery Plan for responsible critical systems.  Including planning, participating and leading regularly scheduled tests. 
  • Provides support to users in remote locations.
  • Designs, installs and monitors system level security and data integrity/control for multiple systems.
  • Assists with the research and evaluation of hardware, software and systems products and devices from various vendors.
  • Participates and leads special projects or performs duties in other areas as requested including system installations, migrations and deployments.

Knowledge and Skills of Server Administrator:

  • Operating system architecture, installation, understanding characteristics, capabilities and commands applicable to system administration and maintenance.
  • Experience with virtual technologies such as VMware and hyperconverge.
  • AD knowledge of group policies, forests, ability to configure and set-up accounts.
  • Virtualization/Cloud experience such as AWS or Azure.
  • Database management and data storage systems and software, including architectures, diagnostic tools, commands and utilities, applicable to systems administration responsibilities.
  • Methods and techniques for performing connectivity testing and network analysis and troubleshooting, including the use of diagnostic tools and equipment.
  • Systems analysis, design principles and tools, including those applicable to client server processing.
  • Assisting with the preparation of clear, concise and accurate reports and documentation to be reviewed by various members of the management team. 
  • Ability to lead or manage “key” critical infrastructure projects including written   recommendations and assisting with vendor evaluations.
  • Ability to analyze complex problems, evaluate alternatives to make sound recommendations for solutions with little/no assistance from senior personnel.

Experience of Server Administrator:

  • Five or more years of system administration experience.