Job Description :
System Admin,

Akron, OH 

6+ Months Contract 

Phone + In-Person


Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science or related field, or the equivalent experience in a production Microsoft Server Administration role.
· Strong knowledge of the following:
- MS Window server deployment using deployment software tools
- Intel/AMD Server Hardware Maintenance
- MS Server anti-virus administration
- MS Windows server operating system administration and patch management.
(2008 / 2012 / 2016)
- VMware - Virtual machine setup / administration, vSphere, ESX administration, Site Recovery
Manager, VMFS and VMware Distributed Switch (VDS) management
- Citrix XenApp – NetScaler, licensing server, StoreFront servers, application migrations from
6.x environment to 7.x and application delivery pool management
- Proficient in PowerShell and other scripting technologies
- Microsoft File and Print Services
- Active Directory
- Microsoft SQL Server Administration
- Microsoft IIS
· Must work effectively in a team environment and on concurrent assignments.
· Strong technical writing skills and the ability to convey technical concepts to a non-technical audience.
· Strong network skills for server administration and performance troubleshooting.

Principal Accountabilities

· Build, maintain and troubleshoot FirstEnergy Microsoft Server fleet.
· Build and manage Microsoft servers for FirstEnergy that include Citrix servers, application servers, Active Directory servers, specialized support servers, Microsoft SQL Server and File and Print Servers throughout the lifecycle.
· Provide subject matter expertise related to FirstEnergy’s Citrix infrastructure and applications hosted via Citrix. This position would provide architecture, design and main implementation support for the Company’s current and future Citrix environment.
· Provide consulting for new applications/systems requiring Microsoft servers and services.
· Maintain and administer operating systems, server security and Microsoft services.
· Install, upgrade, configure and maintain server systems hardware and software.
· Implement application systems, in partnership with IT Solutions personnel.
· Design and implement disaster recovery procedures.
· Investigate and resolve application problems.
· Strict adherence to company processes and procedures, in accordance to regulatory requirements