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System Administrator in Miami, FL at Signature Consultants

Date Posted: 4/23/2019

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System Administrator Summary:

Signature Consultants is looking for a System Administrator to work on a contract position with one of our clients located in Miami, FL. The System Administrator will work closely with our Operations Manager, and be responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating systems, workstations and servers, including Web servers in support of our customer’s software solutions.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages, schedule installations and upgrades, and maintain them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures
  • Monitor and tune the system to achieve optimum performance levels and ensure workstation or server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions
  • Develop and promote standard operating procedures
  • Conduct routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines

Requirements:

  • 5+ years of experience with troubleshooting computer, hardware, and software and performing help desk support
  • 5+ years of experience with Microsoft Windows operating platforms
  • 3+ years of experience with virtualization technologies
  • 3+ years of experience with Microsoft IIS
  • 2+ years of Linux administration experience
  • Experience with network storage and application monitoring required to provision, sustain, operate, and integrate systems and applications
  • Experience with troubleshooting issues related to Active Directory topology and related features in a domain environment
  • Knowledge of networking concepts, including DNS, DHCP, e-mail, HTTP, SSL, OSI Model, and TCP/IP protocols and applications
  • Participate in an on-call rotation for after hour and weekend support
  • Demonstrated problem analysis and resolution skills
  • Experience with server racking, and network cabling in datacenter environments
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with administering machines running Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2, and Ubuntu
  • Experience with Office 365Knowledge of centralized patching and configuration solutions, preferably IBM BigFix
  • Experience with storage technologies
  • Experience with chassis and blade systems
  • Knowledge of automation solutions, preferably Ansible
  • Experience with Amazon Web Services
  • Multi-task and work independently or in a team
  • Excellent client service, problem-solving, analytical, organizational, and planning skills

 About Signature Consultants, LLC

Headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Signature Consultants was established in 1997 with a singular focus: to provide clients and consultants with superior staffing solutions. For the ninth consecutive year, Signature was voted as one of the “Best Staffing Firms to Work For” and is now the 15th largest IT staffing firm in the United States (source: Staffing Industry Analysts). With 27 locations throughout North America, Signature annually deploys thousands of consultants to support, run, and manage their clients’ technology needs. Signature offers IT staffing, consulting, managed solutions, and direct placement services. For more information on the company, please visit www.sigconsult.com.