Job Description :
Position: System Administrator
Location: Boston, MA
Duration: 6+ months

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Job description :
Sr Systems Administrator
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Installs and supports MassDOT Server hardware, operating systems, and management applications.
Log issues in our tracking system and coordinate problem resolution with other working groups; and ensure that appropriate communication, hand-off, and follow-through occur.
Primarily responsible for providing efficient and effective problem identification and resolution for MassDOT end users, including answering questions, providing advice, troubleshooting, and assisting customers in solving technology related problems.
Technical lead for Security compliance tasks. Work with IT Security team to identify and resolve compliance tasks for server environment.
Has drive and passion for excellent customer service and continuous quality improvements.

DETAIL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Looking for high level skillsets as a senior systems administrator familiar with: VMWARE, Windows servers, clustering, PCI compliance. AD Management and best practices.
Administration of SCOM monitoring environment.
Administration of SCCM patching environment.
Administration of AD environment (users, groups, OU’s and best practices for security)
Performs system updates, upgrades, and maintenance per server schedules.
Supports other IT project leads and team members in the support, testing, and training of the user base
Excellent troubleshooting and communication skills.
Adheres to all MassDOT security standards and directives.


QUALIFICATIONS

Windows Server operating systems 2012 and 2016. VMware
Server hardware troubleshooting, repair, and configuration
Business Knowledge- Individual should have a working knowledge of Windows server environment. Ability to be resourceful and innovative to quickly and creatively adapt to the changing landscape in Information Technology.
Executes and Results-Driven—Sets and conveys clear goals and monitors progress; is accessible and supports other team members; obtains results and adds value to the organization by making timely and sound decisions and influencing others.
Attention to Detail—A concern for ensuring accuracy, clarity and quality of work reflecting an underlying drive to increase efficiency and standards.
Collaboration and Teamwork—Creates commitment to common goals; identifies competing interests and finds ways to balance them; values contributions of all team members and other constituencies; values team accomplishments over individual accomplishments; leverages others'' strengths and experiences to achieve team goals; co-operates with colleagues and shares resources.
Flexible Hours—Flexibility in hours once on-call and support coverage schedules are worked out with the team. Applicant must be willing to work non-standard hours to support delivery of time-critical project deadlines.

QUALIFICATIONS ACQUIRED ON THE JOB

Windows Server 2012, 2016—clustering, virtualization, and systems management.
Server Virtualization—Manage and maintain MassDOT virtual environment.
Security: familiarity with Windows security initiatives: patching and compliance.

MINIMUM ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related field, or equivalent work experience is preferred.
Five years’ experience in Information Technology is required.
Strong knowledge of system best practices and methodologies.
Direct hands-on experience with ad hoc query programs, automated testing tools, and reporting software.
Exceptional oral and written communication
Above average troubleshooting skills
Excellent customer service attitude
Ability to collaborate with a variety of personalities and skillsets, and improve the quality of IT processes, services and products
Excellent organizational abilities and customer service skills.
Ability to operate effectively and professionally under pressure
Self-motivated with a strong aptitude and desire to learn
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently and collaborate with others.