Job Description :
Our direct client is looking for a System Administrator for a Contract in Richmond, VA.

Job Description
This position is responsible for enterprise level systems administration including: maintenance, backups, patch management, support, troubleshooting, installation, and break/fix.

Responsibilities:
- Areas of responsibility include DEV, QA, UAT, Pre-Production, and Production server environments.
- Work involves the advanced use of software and/or hardware tools to provide on-going services, maintenance, and monitoring. Work includes optimizing systems performance, troubleshooting systems problems, and analyzing usage and systems load issues of a highly technical nature.
- Work requires excellent written and verbal communication skills coupled with a high technical skill level.
- Position requires frequent interaction with employees, customers, technicians, analysts, and specialists to troubleshoot problems related to the use of single and/or multiple information systems.
- Work may include creation, installation, and modification of software and hardware, testing, and documentation on a variety of platforms.
- Experience working in multi-tiered server environments. Support in the areas of server and applications architecture, systems integration, and Internet/Intranet deployment for various .NET applications, as well as work in other aspects to support many other clients’ applications.
- Daily tasks include technical solution delivery, application deployment, maintenance, operations and troubleshooting.
- Demonstrated ability to work independently and complete assigned project responsibilities under limited supervision.
- Extensive systems administration experience on the Windows Server platform, with web/app server deployments and operations including IP, HTTP, HTTPS, STP, load balancing, clustering, firewall rules, failover, monitoring, diagnostics, and performance tuning, etc.
- PowerShell scripting experience, highly desired. Experience with Citrix and Business Intelligence software, a plus.
- Creates and executes work plans/scripts for review by senior systems engineer for application deployment.
- Collaborates with SE team, DBAs, Architect team, developers and Project Managers on various projects.
- Prepares detailed system deployment documentation and operations manuals.
- Assesses needs and performs upgrades of application software as required.
- Monitors security alerts and installs software patches promptly along with monitoring systems for performance.
- College Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or equivalent work experience in applications and server architecture desired.

Skill Matrix:
- Use of Monitoring Tools, PowerShell scripting, server patching - Required - 3 Years
- Microsoft IIS 6.0 - 10.0, .NET Framework 2.0-4.7 - Required - 3 Years
- Skilled in use of XML, web services architecture, SOAP, firewall security, load balancing configurations, clustering, highly avail applications - Required - 3 Years
- Windows Server 2008 - 2016 Server Administration - Required - 3 Years
- Thorough understanding of LAN/WAN design, configuration, and administration - Required - 3 Years
- Active Directory / Group Policy / DNS, Advanced TCP/IP Knowledge - Required - 3 Years
- Effective communication skills and ability to interact well with employees, vendors, and customers - Required - 1 Years

Question 1: In what city/state does candidate reside?
Question 2: Is candidate willing and able to travel to Richmond, VA for a personal interview? Manager will ONLY conduct in person interviews, NO Skype, NO exception
Question 3: How soon after an offer can your candidate start?
Question 4: Has your candidate been submitted to CAI in the past? If so, for which agency and when?

*local candidates strongly preferred

Location: Richmond, VA
Type: Contract

Please send your resume to "jobs at etechnovision dot com" with A2618A in the subject for immediate consideration.