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Systems Administrator

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New Directions IT Staffing

Systems Administrator
Wilmington, NC
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Our client is looking for a Systems Administrator (Wilmington or Durham. Remote possibility if NC resident). In this role, the Administrator will…

  • Install, configure, and maintain virtual servers utilizing VMware vSphere ESXi hypervisor
  • Assist in maintaining server images and configuring Windows and Linux servers as required
  • Develop plans for deploying and administering Virtual Machines, Images, and vApps
  • Configure and manage virtual guests
  • Manage and balance virtual machine resources across hosts in the clusters
  • Manage and balance virtual data stores in Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS) clusters
  • Perform daily VMware and server administration, maintenance, and upgrades including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
  • Assist in managing the virtual networking and security environment
  • Windows/Linux server patching and updates
  • Storage HW/SW administration (SAN, NAS, etc.)
  • Backup Administration
  • Exchange and O365 Administration
  • SQL Server DBA experience
  • Citrix Administration
  • SharePoint and Intranet support
  • Network and Application Monitoring
  • Setup and maintain SFTP/FTP servers and sites
  • Administer SSL Certificates and encryption
  • Web Filter Administration
  • Cisco UCS Administration
  • Cisco Call Center Support
  • Backup support for Cisco LAN/WAN/WLAN service
  • On-call and escalation support participation

The appropriate individual will have the following experience:

  • VMware administration with VMware ESXi.
  • Nutanix or Citix.
  • Administering Cisco network and security solutions. 
  • Microsoft Windows Server operating systems administration, experience with Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, 2016, 2019, 2022 required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Server and Microsoft SQL.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.
  • Active Directory, PowerShell & Group Policy
  • Bachelor’s degree and/or VMware, Cisco, or Microsoft certs desirable.
  • Valid NC Driver’s License.

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