Server Administrator - Contract - Phoenix, AZ (MSR Global LLC)

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Date Posted: 08-30-2013

Title :  Server Administrator -  Contract - Phoenix, AZ (MSR Global LLC)

Posting ID :  26052

Pay :  $ 50 per hour

No. of Openings: 1

PLEASE NOTE:  This posting will close on 09/06/2013.

Job Description:

-  System Administration (40%)
- Virtual Infrastructure Administration
- Server Cluster Administration
- DR Planning

Job Requirements:

- Advanced knowledge or MS Windows 2003-2012
- Intermediate knowledge of Linux
- Advanced knowledge of VMware vSphere
- Intermediate knowledge of PowerShell
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft SQL
- Basic knowledge of My SQL
- Intermediate knowledge of Windows Clustering
- Intermediate knowledge of Windows RDS Server


  • Maintain server infrastructure to ensure 24/7 availability. This includes applying OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis; upgrade administrative tools and utilities when needed; and configuring/adding services as necessary
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
  • Ensure all systems meet ADOA security compliance requirements
  • Develop/update operation, configuration and other procedural documentation.
  • Provide regular team updates related to system changes and/or updates to documentation
  • Interact with Vendors, customers and internal resources and divisions to ensure compliance with SLAs and OLAs.
  • Maintain asset inventory and ensure CMDB information is kept current for all hardware and software
  • Update Disaster Recovery documentation and coordinate and perform annual disaster recovery tests
  • Diagnose, document and Troubleshoot system issues
  • Follow internal controls and procedures and document processes
  • Level three end user support as needed
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Must have Qualifications

  • 3-5 years’ experience with MS Windows operating systems
  • 3-5 years’ experience with virtualization products (VMware, MS HyperV, etc.)
  • 2-4 years’ experience with MS Active Directory and Group Policy administration
  • 1-3 years’ experience with Linux operating systems
  • 1-3 years’ experience with MS Windows OS Clustering
  • Understanding of LAN / WAN environments

Preferred Skills/Experience

  • 3-5 years’ experience fiber channel storage
  • Technical writing experience
  • Experience one of the following disciplines; COBIT, ITIL, NIST, ISO etc.


Thanks and Regards,
Hiring Manager
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