Systems Administrator - Chicago, IL


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Systems Administrator - Chicago, IL


Chicago, IL 



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per year


IT-Software Development: Computer-Network Security, Desktop Service and Support, Enterprise Software Implementation & Consulting, Network and Server Administration

Job Description:

Systems Administrator
The Systems Administrator is responsible for developing and implementing technologies.  The environments include Microsoft Windows, Linux, and VMware.  The Systems Administrator keeps abreast of technology trends and information and recommends appropriate hardware and software upgrades.
-Answering technical inquiries and assisting users within established service level agreements.
-Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues.
-Troubleshooting any reported problems.
-Installing and configuring new hardware and software.
-Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
-Performing backups.
-Performing routine audits of systems and software.
-Monitoring and tuning system performance.
-Participating in special projects.
-Documenting technical environment and system configuration.
-Creating, updating, or deleting user accounts.
-Experience with Windows Server Operating Systems 2008/2012, Active Directory, WSUS, Windows Print servers, SAN/NAS, VMWare, and Symantec Anti-Virus.
-Experience writing VB and PowerShell scripts.
-Experience managing networked servers with knowledge of CISCO switches and firewalls, network services including DHCP and DNS, system utilities, hardware installation, and operating/application system installation required.
-Experience in a multi-platform network environment including Exchange 2010/2015 mail service and client support, backup and restore technologies (Tivoli and Veeam), Macintosh and PC communication software support, and various graphical user interfaces required.
-Expertise with system administration issues in a large and complex client server environment required.
-Knowledge of backup technology, and monitoring and other automated systems management technologies required.
-Outstanding deductive and investigative skills to identify and diagnose complex, non-intuitive technical problems required.
-Excellent written and verbal communications skills required.
-Ability to work well with others and in a team environment required.
-Ability to work independently and on own initiative required.
-Ability to quickly learn new procedures, techniques, and approaches required.
-Integrity and credibility to work with sensitive data required.
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Next Step Systems
Chicago, IL, United States


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