178464 - Windows Administrator
Industry
IT
Region
MN-Minnesota
City
Eagan
State
MN
Rate
Up to $39.73 DOE
Duration
6 months, CTH
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking a Windows Administrator for an opportunity in Eagan, MN.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Northrop Grumman is seeking a Windows Administrator to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Eagan, MN. This is an on-site position with no telecommute possibilities. 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:
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.
Serves as the primary contact for critical and high server based outages and communicates the status of the outage to infrastructure management.
Develop and maintain standard operating procedures (SOPs), Installation Qualifications (IQs), and documentation adhering to industry best practices.
Monitor and tune systems to achieve optimum performance levels; provide performance statistics and reports.
Define and perform server backups and recovery procedures; participate in development, testing, and implementation of business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
Prioritize and respond to Service Desk tickets as appropriate.
Provide timely response to escalations in accordance with service level agreements (SLAs).
Define and implement strategies for integrating disparate operating environments.
Coordinate and collaborate with other functional areas within IT to ensure availability, reliability and scalability of corporate servers to meet business requirements.
Provide off hours support through the use of a rotating on call procedure.
Strong customer service orientation, proven ability to pay attention to details and proven dependability.
Interact with immediate supervisor, Postal management, Northrop Grumman team members, customers, and users on a daily basis.
Special projects as assigned.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in related field and 4 years of related experience in a technical position supporting server environments. An additional 4 years (Total of 8 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.
Preferred Qualifications:
10 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 related field is required. An additional 4 years (Total of 8 years) of applicable work experience may be substituted in lieu of degree.
School must be accredited.

HOURS:
5/40 workweek

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.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Daniel McGowan
dmcgowan@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x271 or (800) 927-9318 x271

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.