Job Description :
System Administrator for the State of Georgia
Req ID: 638949
Location: Atlanta, GA
Duration: 12 Months

Job Summary:
The Systems Administrator 3 will join the “Enterprise Team” which is responsible for the Agency’s compute infrastructure. Under general supervision, the Systems Administrator 3 is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Monitors assigned systems on a regular basis to detect abnormal conditions.
Works with appropriate GDOL personnel and/or vendor personnel to resolve problems.
Escalates the problems to appropriate levels of IT management and/or vendor management if the Incident/Problem is not resolved in a timely manner.
Develops appropriate corrective action for abnormal conditions.
Ensures that all assigned systems remain at vendor supported levels.
Escalates any known or potential issues with assigned systems to IT management.
Develops and documents an implementation plan for the installation/maintenance/upgrade of assigned systems.
Develops and documents a test plan, and thoroughly tests system changes before and after implementation.
Strictly adheres to the Agency’s Change Management policies and procedures.
Coordinates installation and maintenance of related software with other technical support personnel to assure maximum systems performance with minimum downtime.
Ensures that all assigned systems are in full compliance of GDOL Security Policies.
Installs security patches and upgrades to assigned systems in a timely manner.
Documents all processes and procedures for any tasks performed on assigned systems.
Documentation should be updated as processes and/or procedures change, inclusive of software versioning/upgrades.
Ensures that appropriate backups are created and retained for assigned systems.
Ensures that appropriate backups are sent to Disaster Recovery site for assigned systems.
Participates in the Annual Disaster Recovery Test.
Qualifications:
5+ years of experience with Windows Server operating systems. Experience to include capacity planning for server builds, performance tuning, advanced troubleshooting, migrations/upgrades, failover clustering. Extensive experience with all currently supported versions of Standard and Datacenter required (2012, 2012R2, 2016, 2019
5+ years of experience with Microsoft Active Directory and related technologies. Experience to include Directory Services advanced Group Policy design and management, Domain Controller replication health and capacity planning, account and group management. Also to include Certificate Services and PKI infrastructure management; Domain Name System (DNS) management; DCHP infrastructure implementations. Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services (AD LDS) instance administration. Federation Services (ADFS) design, administration and migrations required.
5+ years of experience with SIEM and Auditing Systems. Experience to include ManageEngine ADAudit Plus, ManageEngine ADManager Plus, ManageEngine EventLog Analyzer.
5+ years of experience with Server Patching/Updating. Experience to include Microsoft Endpoint Configuration Manager for deployment of monthly server patches and updates, and server-targeted application deployments/updates where applicable.
5+ years of experience with Virtualization Technologies. Experience with VMware ESXi 5.5-7.0+. May also include Hyper-V with System Center Virtual Machine Manager (VMM) 2016-2019.
5+ years of experience with 3rd Party Applications. Experience to include implementation and support of various 3rd party specialized applications across the agency.
5+ years of experience with Exchange On-Premise. Experience to include Exchange 2013, 2016, 2019 system design, administration and migrations. Advanced understanding of mail flow concepts/SMPT.
5+ years of experience with Microsoft 365. Experience to include O365 Suite, Exchange Online administration, Azure AD Conditional Access policy implementation, Intune administration, on-premise Azure AD Connect administration and upgrades, Dynamics 365 administration, Power Apps portal administration.

Additional Qualifications:
Three years of experience with CommVault backup solutions
Three years of experience with file transfer protocols, such as FTP, SFTP, FTPS, SCP
Three years of experience with Microsoft SharePoint
Three years of experience with Linux systems
One-Three years of experience with LRS Products: VPSx & PCx
Three years of experience with IBM Products: WebSphere, DB2
One-Three years of experience with the ManageEngine Suite
Three years of experience with Microsoft SQL Server
One-Three years of experience with WebFocus
Three years of experience with scripting languages, such as PowerShell or batch cmd
Three years of experience with Micro Focus ALM / Quality Center
Three years of experience with .NET technologies
Five or more years of experience with Commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) enterprise-level software
Three years of experience with LDAP/X.500 standards and architecture

Client : State of Georgia