Currently seeking a Senior Systems Administrator for an immediate 6+ month contract with a leading financial institution in Hoboken, NJ. As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will manage the network and server systems within the Datacenter and DR sites, as well as design and implement upgrades/changes to Active Directory, Exchange, Citrix, O365 and related systems.
As the Senior Systems Administrator, you will:
Manage and support Active Directory, Messaging (Exchange, MQ, SFTP, etc.), Windows and Linux
Respond to network and server alerts and resolve/escalate as necessary
Investigate and resolve reported network and server problems
Configure existing and new network and server equipment
Ensure network equipment and servers are updated
Maintain fault tolerant systems and test on a regular basis; update and maintain the disaster recovery site as needed; coordinate with the Disaster Recovery coordinator for disaster testing.
Perform installation, configuration and documentation of server applications
What you bring:
Bachelor’s degree (IT preferred)
7+ years’ experience in IT
5+ years’ experience installing, troubleshooting and maintaining Server hardware and Operating Systems and software
MCSE (Windows 2012 at a minimum, 2016 preferred) or equivalent experience
Active Directory 2012 experience, specifically with migration and design
Experience with management of Group Policies
Administration of Microsoft Exchange 2016 or higher and Mail Gateways
Virtualization experience (VMWare preferred)
Strong knowledge of incident, problem and change management and best practices
Strong knowledge of network management deployment and lifecycle and its best practices
Strong knowledge of system deployment and lifecycle and its best practices
Local candidates only. Must be authorized to work for any US employer without sponsorship. No third parties.