Systems Administrator

Kforce has a client that is seeking a Systems Administrator in Devens, Massachusetts (MA). Summary: The Associate System Engineer will install, configure, maintain and perform system integration testing of Wintel based operating systems, related utilities and hardware. You will be responsible for the control, integrity, and accessibility of the client Active Directory, file and print, Citrix and Client Management environments. Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for troubleshooting Windows-based hardware & software problems
Monitor system activities and tune system parameters and configuration to optimize performance and ensure security of systems
Performs capacity analysis, monitor and control usage of system resources
Develop procedures for routine administration including shutdown and startup
Provide recommendations for improving the server environment, such as capacity thresholds, security gaps, patch levels and hardware configurations
Troubleshoots complex hardware, software, and network production systems issues on a 24x7x365 basis
Plans, schedules, & installs system upgrades and patches
Active Directory, Citrix, Windows Subject Matter Expert for multiple project teams
Coaches Junior Technical Staff and directs daily technical direction
Researches and designs technology standards and solutions
Assists internal & external audit with fieldwork information gathering for SOX or operational audits
Interacts with vendors to configure, server hardware, operating systems, and related middleware
Develops disaster recovery plans and performs annual recovery test
Performs other duties as assigned
BS in Computer Science or related field OR equivalent work experience
3-5 years IS work experience
3-5 years of Windows, Citrix, SAN
Vendor training in the hardware or software utilized in our Wintel environment
Maintain composure in pressure situations
Professional interaction
Cross-team interaction
Environmental Working Conditions & Physical Effort:
Typically works in an office environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level
Work assignments are diversified; Examples of past precedent are used to resolve work problems; New alternatives may be developed to resolve problems
A frequent volume of work and deadlines impose strain on routine basis
Minimal physical effort is required; Work is mostly sedentary but does require walking, standing, bending, reaching, lifting or carrying objects that typically weigh less than 10 pounds
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. Compensation Type: Hours Minimum Compensation: 0.00 Maximum Compensation: 0.00

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