System Administrator in Novato, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 7/31/2020

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Job Description

Job Number: 2150325

Job Title: System Administrator
Location: Novato, Ca
Compensation: $100-125k

Our client is looking for a Systems Administrator to support all technology platforms. Reporting to the IT Director, this role's primary focus is to support Windows Server platforms and to be the expert in this technology.


Setup, modify, maintain, and decommission all Windows Servers used by the Institute.

Setup, modify, and maintain Hyper-V virtualization environment, associated virtual machines, and backups.

Setup and maintain server software and applications installed on Windows Servers.

Setup and maintain Window Server, SQL Server, and application backups.

Setup, organize, and maintain the Active Directory and Group Policy Objects.

Setup and maintain SharePoint instances and applications.

Ensure security updates and software updates are applied in a timely manner.

Document Server environment (both virtual and physical), application environments on Windows Servers, and Active Directory.

Monitor servers, applications, and AD for malware, intrusion, and security issues.

Work with third-party service providers to maintain software under support contracts.

Act as tier 3 support for helpdesk tickets and backup other system administrators and helpdesk technicians as requested.

Assist and mentor junior staff.

Communicate clearly with Department members and end users.

Assist and backup events requiring audio/visual.


Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree

5+ years of experience as a Windows systems administrator and administering Windows endpoints

3+ years of experience managing Active Directory

MCSA Windows Server certification, or equivalent, required

MCSE Server Infrastructure certification, or equivalent, preferred

Sorry, our client does not support 3rd party, C2C or non-US visas


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