CTG Systems Administrator in Carrollton, Texas

Title: Systems Administrator

Location: US-TX-Carrollton

Job Number: 18205019

CTG is searching for a Systems Administrator in Carrollton, TX for a long term contract assignment.

Compensation: $34.88 / hour (Sorry no PTO or Holiday pay while on contract)

Required Skill Set:

  • Strong working knowledge of Exchange 2016

  • Strong working experience with AD, DNS, DHCP.

  • Strong working knowledge with Hyper-V and VMware.

  • Excellent understanding of iSCSI SAN architecture.

Description:

  • The Systems Administrator must perform both the role of a strategic thought leader able to assess the current state and help define the future state, as well as someone who is a hands-on tactical player able to implement and support all facets of the company’s systems.

  • The Systems Administrator will plan, design, install, perform configurations, document, maintain, and troubleshoot Server and Storage equipment, and associated tasks that support core systems functions and services.

  • A critical component of this role is the ability to act as a, public facing team member partnering with peer department stake holders, gathering business requirements for initiatives, developing a solution set, and executing the tasks to deliver the solution.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field, or an equivalent combination of training and experience

  • A minimum of 8 years of progressively responsible experience in a directly related area

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Advanced knowledge and work experience of Windows 2008 and 2012 server

  • Strong working knowledge of Exchange 2016

  • Strong working experience with AD, DNS, DHCP

  • Strong working knowledge with Hyper-V and VMware

  • Excellent understanding of iSCSI SAN architecture

  • Will support on-site and remote users where needed

  • Communicate with all levels of management orally and in writing

  • Strong troubleshooting skills

  • Provide third level support, which includes centralized problem and service request resolution for customers; appropriate incident management including documenting journals, calls descriptions and solutions

  • Servers as Technical Lead on major application upgrades and optimization efforts

  • Acts as escalation point for service outages for System Administrators and Application Owners

  • Performs Root Cause Analysis on production incidents with goal of identifying long term solutions and enhancements

  • Acts as infrastructure Subject Matter Expert to facilitate planning, analysis, and design efforts of Application Development Teams in support of project work

  • Provides the expertise needed to drive development of long term strategic technology roadmaps

  • Supports Change Management process by acting as infrastructure representative and SME for proposed technical changes

  • Conducts capacity planning for core infrastructure resources including virtual and physical servers, storage, and network

  • Provides input on continual service improvement including process and procedures

  • Investigate industry trends and new technologies, providing guidance and recommendations to management to improve the level of service provided to the business, thru cost reduction and process efficiency

  • Creates and maintains system and application documentation as part of the Configuration and Change Management process

  • Performs daily system monitoring, verifies the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes as required

  • Reviews system and application logs, and verifies completion of scheduled jobs such as backups as required

  • Defines instructions and guidelines for system maintenance and operations

  • Provide after hours on-call support for mission critical applications as required

  • Outstanding verbal, written and visual presentation skills

  • Ability to work independently, establishing strategic objectives, project plans and milestone goals

  • Support delivery, installation, and configuration of hardware and software

  • Document results, including strengths, issues and lessons learned

Qualifications:

CTG is the most reliable IT services provider, built on 50 years of meeting our commitments to make technology work for clients and deliver real business value. CTG provides industry-specific IT strategy, services, and solutions that address the business needs and staffing challenges of clients in high-growth industries, including major technology companies, large corporations, and government entities located in North America and Western Europe.

CTG's greatest asset is its people, and as such we are committed to providing employees programs and processes to support their performance, hone their skills, and advance in their careers. This commitment is reflected by CTG being named a Best Places to Work Company by Modern Healthcare (since 2013) in North America, and a Best Places to Work Company in the United Kingdom (2013), Belgium (since 2007), and Luxembourg (since 2011).

CTG will consider for employment all qualified applicants including those with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of all applicable local, state, and federal laws.

CTG is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and strong advocate of workforce diversity. Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran.

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