Systems Administrator, Senior

Phacil   •  

Chandler, AZ

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 104 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Clearance Level (Required to Start): DHS Public Trust

Daily Job Responsibilities:

The Senior Exchange Systems Administrator is responsible for expert support for enterprise level Exchange, Active Directory services, and Good Mobile Messaging.

Required Skills:

  • Six (6) + years of administering Exchange 2007 or greater, and Windows 2008 or greater.
  • Experience with the implementation and administration of Microsoft Lync 2010/2013 or Skype for Business.
  • Experience with message archiving solutions (e.g., EAS, Enterprise Vault, or similar).
  • Excellent understanding of Microsoft Active Directory Services, preferably with experience in cross-forest interoperation.
  • Experience in server virtualization (expertise in VM ESXi is a plus).
  • Working experience with Storage Area Networks and Network Attached Storage.
  • Knowledge of enterprise-class backup and replication systems.
  • Familiarity with 3rd-party load balancers (e.g. F5, Kemp)
  • Experience in disaster recovery/business continuity planning.
  • Knowledge of systems management and monitoring tools a plus (e.g., SCOM, UCCS).
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to interact with end-users to understand requirements and develop comprehensive solutions that incorporate both technology and business processes.
  • Ability to work in a team, as well as independently, with minimal supervision to achieve work goals.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies as they are incorporated into the system.
  • Constantly monitor and update existing communications applications to ensure that they are running at peak performance and integrity.
  • Familiarization with virtualization technologies such as VMWare, ESXi

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience in implementing and managing Windows Server 2008 up, including clustering
  • Working knowledge of Local and Wide Area Networks, including DNS, firewalls, etc.
  • Familiarity with SQL Server 2008 or higher is a plus.
  • Two plus years’ experience with various mobile messaging services such as: GOOD for Enterprise or Blackberry utilizing MS Exchange in an enterprise environment
  • Hands-on experience with at least five of the following, and working knowledge of all the others:
  • Building, supporting, and maintaining Exchange 2007 or greater, and Windows 2008 or greater servers.
  • Active Directory support including delegated permissions, Group Policy, PKI integration, DC builds, etc.
  • Microsoft ISA/TMG (or similar reverse proxy) configuration for OWA and Web publishing, SSL bridging, and authentication offloading
  • Scripting or programming experience in support of Windows systems. (WMI, VBScript, Powershell, etc.)
  • Understanding of Email archiving technology and Exchange integration
  • Understanding of Mobile Device Management technology and Exchange integration
  • Understanding of Email filtering technology in cloud and on-premise modes
  • Understanding of Email, database, and file backup technology (VADP a plus)
  • Understanding of Email Anti-Virus technology in an Exchange environment (McAfee a plus)
  • Exchange and AD migration experience a plus
  • Strong working knowledge of TCP/IP, RPC, HTTP, LDAP, SMTP, MAPI and other networking protocols.
  • Strong problem solving and attention to detail in a customer service environment
  • Ability to clearly and concisely communicate, both in writing and verbally

Ability to manage and prioritize concurrent, competing tasks.

Degree Required/Equivalent Experience w/o degree:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in IT with 8-10 years of information technologyexperience, or High School degree with 12-16 years of information technologyexperience. (required)
  • With minimum of six years of relevant System Administration/Engineering experience administering Exchange in an enterprise environment. (required)

Certification Requirements:

  • MCSE, MCSE-Messaging (preferred)