Job Description :
Windows Server/VMware Administrator(F2 F required)
Location: Eagan, MN
Contract: 6 months (11/20/2017 – 5/19/2018)

Job Overview:
Solves problems, performs analysis, researches, and tests functions for systems and networks.

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides trouble resolution on complex problems; serves as an escalation point for the most complex systems issues or resolutions; develops root cause analysis activities that resolve significant system issues.
Provides trouble resolution and serves as point of technical escalation on complex problems.
Leads or plans implementations for systems and networks; develops testing plans to ensure quality of implementation.
Creates presentations and seeks IT management''s approval and acceptance of significant replacements or reconfigurations of major business systems serving a business unit or location.
Participates in the design of the enterprise architecture.
May be assigned to project teams for technical consultation to business partners and developers.
Oversees enterprise mix of vendor services; recommends changes and updates to strategy; may act as key contact for setting vendor support strategy.
Leads Level 3 and 4 incident recoveries; may organize the efforts of other analysts as part of incident recovery; leads root cause analysis efforts.

Education/Skills:
Requires Bachelor''s degree in related field.
5 to 8 years of experience required in a support and operations role in any of the following areas: servers, networks, telecommunications, storage, mainframe, operating systems, middleware, disaster recovery, collaboration technologies, or hardware/software support; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
Multiple trade certifications and extensive experience with multiple technical and business disciplines preferred.
Significant operational experience required in one or more core infrastructure technologies; capable of serving as a subject matter expert in various settings; capable of advanced troubleshooting and implementations.
Demonstration of strong mentoring skills preferred.
Windows server and VMware administration Mandatory.