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