GEM Companies, Inc.
  • 07-Jan-2020 to 30-Apr-2020 (MST)
  • Colorado Springs, CO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time


Position Title: Systems Admin (Windows) Level II

Location: Colorado Springs, CO

Contract Length: Full Time (Direct Hire)

Compensation: Salary - DOE- (Medical|Dental|Vision|Vacation|Holiday|LTD|STD|401k)

Special Instructions to Candidate:Candidates must be a US Citizen to apply for this position.

GEM Companies – is seeking a Windows Systems Administrator to join our team in Colorado Springs.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

The Windows System Administrator has a minimum of 5 years of experience in Windows 2008/2012 R2 configuration, security, failover, and optimization of both physical and virtual Windows systems. The ideal candidate is a self-starter and quick learner; able to adapt to rapidly evolving technology and priority changes; and have a desire to work closely with members of the IT and development team.

  • Ability to work with little to no supervision on individual tasks, as well as team-oriented tasks.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and work under a cross-matrix management structure.
  • Required to be on-call and respond in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and manage multiple xSeries systems running physical and virtual Windows 2008 R2 & 2012 R2. 
  • Experience with Windows clustering services
  • Experience using/implementing virtual environments using virtualization technology
  • Plan and implementing security patches and Service Packs.
  • Ensure adequate backup for all recovery scenarios.
  • Review system, event, and error logs for potential problem alerts and take corrective action.
  • Plan and ensure redundancy for all critical components.
  • Maintain and update current virus protection on all Windows devices.
  • Create/Maintain documentation reflecting the current operational environment.
  • Integrate system monitoring with Tivoli Monitoring suite of products.
  • Monitor and manage IBM Tivoli Identity Management
  • Design and update provisioning policies.
  • Review logs for errors or potential problem alerts and take corrective action.
  • Manage user (Administrator and end user) and system level accounts for Windows systems.
  • Familiarity with NTFS file and share permissions.
  • Experience working with Windows 7 in a domain environment.
  • Experience troubleshooting network and domain related issues
  • In-depth knowledge of core Microsoft technologies/implementations to include Active Directory Domain Services, Domain Name Services, and Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol.
  • Experience with software and operating deployments using Windows Update Server, System Center Configuration Manager, and Windows Deployment Services.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Exchange, preferably 2010 or 2013.
  • Experience and understanding of Microsoft Distributed File System as a stand-alone deployment and its role within Active Directory.
  • Understanding of Microsoft's Failover clustering and Network Load Balancing technologies.
  • Ability to work well as a productive member of a multi-faceted team.
  • Ability to prioritize competing tasks.
  • Ability to work under a cross-matrix management structure.

Education Requirements: Bachelor's degree with 4 or more years related professional experience in a technical field. (Demonstrated experience may be considered as a substitute for a Bachelor's degree.)

  • ITIL certification and experience, Certifications specific to applications and job functions.
  • Security +

Clearance: This position requires an active U.S. DOD Secret Clearance and qualify for DHS Suitability.  Must be a US Citizen to apply for this position.

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