Job Description :
Direct End Client: State of Pennsylvania
Job Title: Windows Server Admin
Duration: 08 Months
Start Date: ASAP
Location: Dauphin County
Position Type: Contract
Interview Type: Either Webcam Interview or In Person or Telephonic
Requirement ID: SPA_WIN388_MA

Required Skills:
MS Windows Server 2008 R2 or 2012 R2 Experience (environment of 30+ Servers)
Knowledge of Active Directory
Network and Application monitoring and troubleshooting

Department: PennDOT

*This requisition requires onsite in-person first round interviews only
*Client would prefer candidates local to the Harrisburg, PA Area
*The PO for this req goes out through 09/30/2020

*This is for 2nd/3rd shift work*

The Product Specialist is the expert for a technical development or execution environment product or set of products. The primary responsibility of a Product Specialist is to ensure the availability and facilitate the productive use of a product for Application Teams or end users. The Product Specialist may own part of a product, all of one, or several products depending on the nature of the product(s) and their use. The Product Specialist requires significant to expert experience and skills in the product supported. The Product Specialist will usually also have significant experience in the operating environment(s) (e.g., HP/UX, NT, MVS, etc on which the product is implemented. If the product is one that was internally developed, the supporting PS should also have most of the skills of a Programmer. The Product Specialist is responsible for collaborating with Technical Architecture Specialist, System Specialists, Programmers and vendors to ensure and enhance the use of the product and effect migration to new versions of a product.

Delivers support and design for industry specific applications that require integration with statewide systems or applications.
Interacts with executive level business users or technical experts.
May function as a niche SME.
Demonstrates expertise in teaching/conveying technical and/or functional courses/concepts.
Develops appropriate work programs/budgets and use to effectively schedule tasks/assignments.
Identifies improvements to project standards to achieve high quality services/products.
Actively contributes as an expert or actual designer.
Coordinates product design reviews to verify that design meets quality standards and functional/technical requirements.
Provides accurate estimates for design and programming efforts for system changes and enhancements.
Coordinates enhancements to business and logical data models with data base administration to make the appropriate changes to the physical data model.
Confirms that technical architecture will support all changes required by product enhancements.
Effectively leads product tests and trials.
Identifies appropriate business examples to illustrate key concepts / features.
Anticipates, identifies, tracks, and resolves issues and risks affecting own work and work of the Application Team.
Develops contingency plans as necessary.
Applies specific expertise to ensure that products meet defined customer objectives.
Anticipates and resolve issues specific to the team.
Determines time estimates and schedule for own work and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Identifies and tracks issues, risks and action items.
Makes sound recommendations on functional and technical improvements to the product.
Analyzes the functional and technical impact of product planning decisions.
Develops appropriate functional and usability standards for products.
Tracks and document expected volume and type of use of the product.
Participates in product design reviews to verify that design meets quality standards and functional/technical requirements.
Performs impact analyses on production fixes and enhancements to establish priorities.
Provides basic product support and provide accurate and complete answers to detailed product questions in a timely manner.
Provides effective on-site product support as needed.
Accurately sets severity of identified defects.
Provides input to training and / or documentation materials regarding latest technical and functional design changes.
Documents all work for future reference.
Reviews the system test approach and conditions used as the basis for detailed test scenarios.
Follows quality standards.
Analytical and customer service skills.
Communicates accurate and useful status updates.
Able to work in a team environment.
Completes assigned tasks.
Strong communication skills; both written and spoken.


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