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IT Infrastructure

Our West Des Moines client is looking for a Senior Systems Administrator responsible for operating and tuning Datacenter hardware, servers, access, and related components. This may be your role if you can ensure the high availability and security of the supported business applications. Apply now!

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and implement policies and procedures
  • Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for data center systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department managers
  • Provide second-level technical support to the Systems Administration team, addressing the more complex technical issues
  • Coordinate with network engineering, business application, and database administration functions
  • Implement systems to meet corporate objectives
  • Install and configure data center systems to include hardware and software
  • Implement policies, procedures, and technologies to ensure system security 
  • Perform standard configuration, management, and maintenance tasks 
  • Ensure system recovery from error or outage by performing and testing system configuration backups and restores
  • Review and deploy system releases and vendor-supplied firmware, patches, and configuration files
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on all data center systems
  • Monitor, test, and tune system performance
  • Recommend and execute modifications to data center systems to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance
  • Create scripts for support and administration automation to complete common efficiently

Requirements:

  • 7+ years of experience working in a service desk environment
  • Degree in the field of Information Technology
  • MCSA certification
  • Proficient with Microsoft operating systems 
  • Experience with Azure Active Directory and IDP/SSO configuration and management
  • Comprehensive experience with Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and PKI/CA infrastructure
  • VMware vCenter server, ESXI, design, implement, manage, and monitor experience 
  • Skilled at managing permissions, file sharing, providing system access, and VPNs
  • Experience with Microsoft 365, including configuration, management, and monitoring
  • Understanding of Mail flow and Mail Transport Rules
  • Must have experience with Email Authentication and Security
  • Possess a solid understanding of GPOs and OU management
  • Must have a strong understanding of managing endpoint devices with Endpoint Manager/Intune
  • Skilled in managing and monitoring endpoint detection and response systems and investigations
  • Experience in Windows patch management and managing backup technologies
  • Server + experience is a necessity 
  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, organizational, and communication skills 

Work Model: 

  • On-Site

Interested and qualified candidates can contact Tamara Hawkins at (515) 225-7000 or email Tamara at thawkins@thepalmergroup.com.

Ref: JOB-38772

Tamara Hawkins

Recruiter

thawkins@thepalmergroup.com

(515) 225-7000

3737 Woodland Ave, Suite 200, West Des Moines, IA 50266


    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: West Des Moines, Iowa
    • Date posted:
    • Pay:$- $ per hour