Systems Administrator II

Colorado Springs, CO 80903

Posted: 02/20/2019 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: IT/Ops Job Number: 12082

Systems Administrator II - Colorado Springs, CO

Blackstone Technology Group, an award winning technology consulting and staffing firm, is seeking a Systems Administrator II to join as a direct hire for our client in Colorado Springs, CO.

As the Systems Administrator II you will have the opportunity in discovering an exciting career at one of the most established enterprises in the city where each and every individual plays an important role, and every single person is essential to the cultivation and the overall success of the Organization. You will have the chance to be a part of leading edge R&D in both commercial and military customers. Supporting the goal of building the very best in High-power protection, detection and energy products

Job Summary

The Systems Administrator is to support the advanced configuration and monitoring of key system infrastructure of the company’ s Information Technology department. Provides technical support in planning, implementing, and maintaining network systems and related hardware and software; provides support for all computer systems improvements; and performs a variety of technical tasks relative to assigned area of responsibility.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

• Maintain and support the integrity of the operating system environment and various computer systems.

• Administer, install and troubleshoot a variety of internal operating systems

• Manage the configuration and operation of client-based computer operating systems.

• Provide technical support for both hardware and software issues our users encounter.

• Monitor the systems daily and respond immediately to security or usability concerns.

• Perform systems maintenance tasks such as back-up, recovery and file maintenance.

• Upgrade systems and processes as required for enhanced functionality and security issue resolution.

• Schedule, install and test system software upgrades.

• Configure software and resolve technical problems.

• Work with vendors to maintain software licensing and maintenance agreements.

• Respond to help desk requests after hours on a limited basis.

 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’ s degree relevant to Information Technology or equivalent work experience.

• Minimum 2 – 4 years hands-on System Administrator experience with a wide range of skills.

• Extensive experience with Microsoft Windows Server 2012/2016 roles and features.

• Extensive experience managing domains, active directory services, and replication.

• Extensive experience with Group Policy Management.

• Experience with VMware ESXi and Hyperconvergence technologies.

• Experience with SAN technologies utilizing data backup/recovery best practices.

• Fundamental knowledge of networking infrastructure and technologies.

• Knowledge of NIST SP 800-171 & DFARS compliance is a plus.

 

Conditions of Employment:

• U.S. Citizenship Required

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance.
 

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities

 

Blackstone Staffing Services is a division of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and solutions firm that implements digital transformation solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone’ s global staff augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Staffing Services has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in IT staffing and place both technical and creative talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabilities
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