Senior Systems Administrator

IT Jacksonville, Florida


Job Responsibilities

  • Responsible for implementing, maintaining and operating our Microsoft public and private cloud ecosystems including Active Directory, Windows Server environments
  • Support private and public cloud servers, including security strategies, policies and procedures
  • Utilize automation and scalability tools such as PowerShell, Chef, Jenkins to increase system and human efficiency
  • Work with peers and customers to troubleshoot infrastructure, application, database and network related issues
  • Participate in 24x7 escalation/rotation support as part of the larger team
  • Coordinate/communicate with various teams on project status/tasks and escalation
  • Introduce technologies to enhance the service Advent IT provides
  • Excellent understanding of VMware virtualization technologies such as ESX, vCloud, LabManager, VMView and SRM
  • Enhance application availability and performance

Qualifications Requirements

  • 5+ years of professional experience with IT operations supporting Windows servers
  • 3+ year working with server virtualization technologies
  • Senior Windows administration skills
  • Experience with Configuration Management tools for automation and scalability
  • Knowledge of load balancing and high availability planning
  • Experience with troubleshooting common Microsoft protocols
  • Experience running production environments in Amazon Web Services or IAAS is a plus
  • Experience supporting a complex end user environment(s)
  • Team player. Recognizes the bigger picture and understands the value of teamwork
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal, including experience with technical documentation
  • Strong focus on business outcomes
  • Microsoft certifications highly preferred