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Category: IT
Job Title: Windows Administrator - MN - OM
Region: MN-Minnesota
City: Eagan
State: MN
Rate: Up to $39.73 DOE
Duration: 3-6 months, CTH
Description:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Windows Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's Windows Server Administration team providing technical services to systems supporting the daily operations of the United States Postal Service.
Roles and Responsibilities:
o Provide planning, coordination, and implementation of server installations, upgrades, routine maintenance and vendor supplied patches in accordance with established Information Technology (IT) policies and procedures.
o Serves as the primary contact for critical and high server based outages and communicates the status of the outage to infrastructure management.
o Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs), Installation Qualifications (IQs), and documentation adhering to industry best practices.
o Monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels; provide performance statistics and reports.
o Define and perform server backups and recovery procedures; participate in development, testing, and implementation of business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
o Prioritize and respond to Service Desk tickets as appropriate.
o Provide timely response to escalations in accordance with service level agreements (SLAs).
o Define and implement strategies for integrating disparate operating environments.
o Coordinate and collaborate with other functional areas within IT to ensure availability, reliability and scalability of corporate servers to meet business requirements.
o Interact with immediate supervisor, Postal management, Northrop Grumman team members, customers, and users on a daily basis.
o Special projects as assigned.
This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities.
Prefer: Local to the Eagan, MN area as this position does not provide relocation assistance.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field and minimum of 3 years of related experience in a technical position supporting server environments. Additional years of applicable work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
Working knowledge of various technologies including items such as: Windows Operating Systems 2008, 2008R2, 2012, 2012R2 and VMware ESX/ESXi/View.
Experience installing, configuring, and maintaining server hardware and associated equipment.
Strong customer service orientation, proven ability to pay attention to details and proven dependability.
Preferred Qualifications:
7+ years of related experience in a technical position supporting server environments.
General knowledge of storage technologies such as storage area network (SAN) or network-attached storage (NAS).
Scripting skills and understanding of programming technologies including items such as: Batch, WinBatch, PERL,
PowerShell, VBScript, VBA, .Net technologies, COM, and SQL.
Direct experience in a large-scale hosted computing environment managing hundreds of machines or more.

EDUCATION:
Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field. Additional years of applicable work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.

HOURS:
5/40 workweek. Provide off hours support through the use of a rotating on call procedure.

MISCELLANEOUS:
Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Contact:
Max Cameron at mcameron@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x242 or (800) 927-9318 x242


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