Job Description :
Systems Administrator (Windows and Linux)
Location: San Mateo, CA
Duration : 6+ Months Contract To Hire


Details
System Administration/Engineer (Windows and Linux)
Combination of vmware, emc boxes for storage, new coverage technology , Nutanix
Have a good size vmware environment.
Vmware hardware needs to be replaces, Nutanix
Migrating from EMC
Higher level , research, bring in newer technology, provide direction for other folks on the team, cross training
A patch system that’s in place that needs some tweaking
Need a Sr. level resource. Someone who has the expertise to make changes as they look forward. Analyze what they have in place, make recommendations
On prem exchange 2013 merged into Nutanix. Exchange 2016 upgrade in the queue
140 linux servers
350 windows servers
Need to be cross platform windows and Linux

Job Description
The position requires someone with excellent hands on Server ,Network trouble shooting capabilities.
The successful candidate will be thoroughly familiar with all aspects of Server & network installations, have excellent written and oral communications skills and, must be able to operate independently.
Must have Significant experience installing and maintaining Exchange, Active Directory, Windows & Linux Servers.
Must be able to manage VMware & EMC storage environments.
Their tasks will also include monitoring, performance tuning, patching, securing & documenting server environment.
The position also must include the ability to research and bring in new technologies to increase efficiency of business and operations.

Responsibilities:
Design, install, administer, and optimize company servers and related components to achieve high performance
Recommend and execute modifications to server environment in order to improve efficiency, reliability, and performance
Serve as point of contact for escalating server issues; provide timely response to customer escalations
Plan and implement server upgrades, maintenance fixes, and vendor-supplied patches
Plan and secure sever environments
Manage enterprise directory services and supporting server infrastructure
Manage VMWare Infrastructure
Manage EMC Storage
Manage Windows and Linux Environments
Performs as project lead or project manager for various computer system projects; provides guidance and direction to project team(s
Defines, designs and analyzes performance of the enterprise servers including installation, maintenance and management of servers.
Ability to manage, and troubleshoot problems with server, & network, hardware or software
Researches, develops and recommends policy guidelines and/or procedures including security
Develop and maintain training materials and server documentation
Provide on-call support as required for all server and network technical issues
Research products, new technologies, to increase efficiency of business and operations
Work with vendors as needed
IT team projects as assigned

Position Requirements:
7+ years of experience in a Microsoft Windows environment
Certifications or extensive knowledge in the following MCSE, Citrix, VMware, Linux, & EMC
Advanced skills with various server operating systems including Exchange, Windows, & Linux,
Thorough understanding of LAN and WAN environment
Extensive Knowledge in EMC Storage
Extensive knowledge in VMware
Extensive knowledge in Citrix
Knowledge of Nutanix
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent documentation skills
Analytical thinker with strong attention to detail
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment.
Must be self-motivated to succeed Excellent organizational and time management skills
Demonstrate excellent customer service skills
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with other co-workers, other city staff, management, users, vendors