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24/7 Windows Admin (Friday-Sunday either noon to midnight or midnight to noon)

Okemos, MI 48864

Posted: 02/13/2019 Industry: Network / Systems Job Number: 7001

ektello is looking for a Windows Administrator to work in Okemos, MI with one of the leading Dental Insurance providers in the United States.

Windows Administrator (Friday-Sunday either noon  to midnight or midnight until noon)

Location: Okemos, MI

Contract: 6 Months to direct hire

Pay Rate: $40-$45 Per Hour

Education and/or Experience Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of working experience in installing, configuring and troubleshooting UNIX /Linux based environments or Windows environment
  • Solid experience in the administration and performance tuning of application stacks
  • Will have a background in IT, computer systems engineering, or systems engineering and analysis
  • Elevated experience with virtualization and containerization (e.g., VMware)
  • Proven experience with monitoring systems
  • Proven experience with automation software
  • Solid scripting skills (e.g., shell scripts)
  • Solid networking knowledge (OSI network layers, TCP/IP)
  • Elevated knowledge of hardware components and hardware troubleshooting procedures
  • Elevated Microsoft Active Directory skills including creating, deleting and modifying user accounts, setting up e-mail, home and directories
  • Ability to seek solutions to problems using one’ s own resources

  • Experience with supporting environments that include infrastructure elements such as LAN, WAN, WAP, Hosting
  • Elevated level understanding of ITIL concepts
  • Ability to monitor and test system performance; prepare and deliver system performance statistics and reports
  • Proven ability to provide guidance and assist other Systems Engineers.
  • Bachelor’ s degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematics or related degree / work experience                   
  • A combination of education, experience and training may be considered in lieu of a formal degree
  • Self-motivated and directed, with keen attention to detail
  • Strong customer service orientation
  • Elevated ability to work in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
  • CompTIA, MCSA, CCNA > aligned to role

Essential Duties & Responsibilities  
  • Manage and monitor all installed systems and infrastructure
  • Install, configure, test and maintain operating systems, application software and system management tools
  • Write and maintain custom scripts to increase system efficiency and lower the human intervention time on any tasks
  • Participate in the design of information and operational support systems
  • Liaise with vendors and other IT personnel for problem resolution
  • Log calls with external providers where and when necessary and effectively escalate issues needing their support
  • Perform periodic preventative maintenance identified by the IT Services Coordinator
  • Create and manage accounts on Active Directory
  • At times may need to assist EUC Desktop team

Measured By:
  • Quality execution of essential duties and responsibilities
  • Feedback from others including staff, clients, members and vendors



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