Position Title: System Administrator
Location: Westminster, CO
Status: US Citizen
Our client has implemented an enterprise cloud environment, including a proven integrated Network Operations Center (NOC) and infrastructure engineering teams. The NOC supports network management functions for our multi-tenant cloud services offering distributed across multiple data centers/sites. The organization is a very fast-paced, leading edge environment. Superior customer focus and issue resolution skills are a must. This position requires ability to work independently as well as within groups. Sensitivity to accuracy, timeliness, and professionalism in all areas of support activity are imperative.
The Systems Administrator will provide direct support as an important part of the enterprise Network Operations Center. Contacts will be received from tenant program technical staff that may include potential issues with VMware, Microsoft, Linux, NetApp, and other assorted tool sets. The successful Administrator will be able to leverage personal talent and experiences, Knowledge Articles, and advanced technical staff to resolve a multitude of cloud platform issues. This position will enable the employee to gain experience and promotions into security, networking, or cloud infrastructure positions within the team.
Specific Job Responsibilities:
-Act as a primary interface to business users for all IT support issues
-Record and triage incoming client and customer calls, emails, and system alert notifications
-Provision new tenants in a VMware cloud environment to include deploying VMs, perform access management activities, and conduct patch/remediation efforts
-Troubleshoot, resolve, and/or escalate software, hardware, security, and network issues
-Execute periodic performance customer contact reports
-Extend personal capabilities through local training, reading, and technical project work
-Ticket management and auditing
-Train end users in the use of equipment and software
-Demonstrated experience with Windows and non-Windows server configuration, administration, and monitoring
-Demonstrated troubleshooting skills in networking and storage management
-Experience working in a process-oriented workflow environment; ITIL experience preferred
-Experience working with multi-tiered ticket handling/resolution systems
-Professional verbal and written communication skills required, capable of contributing to Knowledge Management
-Ability to react to dynamic industry and rapid changes in information technology
-Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
-Experience supporting large enterprise IT environments
-Experience creating, modifying, and following standard procedural documents
-Knowledge of the Cherwell Service Management platform desired
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related technical discipline, or the equivalent combination of education, technical certifications or training, or work experience.
ITIL Foundation V3 required within 6 months of hire date.
Security+ and/or Network+ required within 9 months of hire date.
2-5 years of directly related experience in:
-Network support and communications troubleshooting
-Security alert management
-Customer issue resolution and support
Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V