Job Description :
OAG - Windows Sys Admin (583315)
Richmond, VA
5 Months
Candidates must be a U.S. citizen, possess a U.S. Work Permit or have Permanent Residency.

Job Description:
Candidates MUST be eligible for hire - will have opportunity to apply/int/be hired as an FTE in approx. 4 months.
DUTIES: Under direct supervision of the Director of Information Systems, the Systems Administrator will be responsible for all aspects of the OAG server infrastructure, administering and maintaining the Cisco VOIP system, shared responsibility of the OAG network environment and providing Tier 3 end user support.

Other duties of the position include (but are not limited to) the following:
Manages all system servers and other system components including installation, configuration, maintenance, security and troubleshooting
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
Create, change and delete user accounts in Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange and Cisco phone system
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
Assist with Tier 3 support requests as appropriate
Administer Active Directory 2012 environment, multiple Windows-based servers, clustering servers, Exchange 2010
Continue personal development and education to remain informed of current industry development and technologies
Proactively identify and troubleshoot issues
Follow department procedures and protocols for troubleshooting and resolving issues
Use of a wide range of software applications and tools to diagnose and resolve issues
Work closely with other Information Systems members to fulfill end-user needs
Assist other team members with project tasks as assigned
Build and maintain positive relationships with vendors, OAG employees, and IS team members
Serve as backup for the network engineer on an as needed basis
Performs other duties as assigned with the ability to sometimes work evenings and weekends

Qualifications:
Bachelor''s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or a technology focused major or at least five years of related working experience.
Microsoft Systems Administration/System Engineer certification is a plus.
Working experience with Windows operating systems (specifically Server 2012), servers, applications (VM Ware knowledge required
Working knowledge of VOIP systems with experience configuring Cisco Call Manager and Unity Systems (Adds/Moves/Changes
Understanding of network troubleshooting, SAN, VPN, firewall and Internet connectivity (DHCP, DNS, and wireless
Candidates must possess good interpersonal, customer support, verbal and technical writing skills and be a self-starter with ability to achieve deadline driven priorities is essential.
Candidates must have the ability to collaborate and work in a team environment; exhibit professional initiative and self direction; and the willingness and ability to document knowledge and share with others is required.
Strong communication skills and the creativity as a problem solver is a must. Must have a passion for new technologies, motivation and time management skills and attention to detail.

Required Skills:
Bachelors degree in an IT field AND 1 year of experience as Windows Sys Admin (or same functions), OR 5+ years experience as Windows Sys Admin – Required
Microsoft Server 2012 or newer - admin/configuration – Required 1 year
Active Directory 2012 or newer - admin/configuration - creation/changes/deleting user accounts – Required 1 Year
Experience applying OS patches and upgrades – Required 1 Year
System Server Management - installation, configuration, maintenance, security, and troubleshooting – Required 1 Year
Tier 3 support – 1 Year
VoIP systems - configuration in Cisco Call Manager and Unity Systems (Adds/moves/changes) – Required 1 Year
VM Ware – Required 1 Year