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IT Systems Administrator
Chicago, IL  |  Hybrid, Onsite
Contract Position
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Applied on November 27, 2021
Job Id #51557-chicago Posted October 25, 2021


10/20 - Putting this in BH to get on everyone's radar but am waiting to confirm a couple of details with the HM. 


 

The hiring manager prefers Denver, CO but if you have someone in Chicago, we can present them. For bill rate, he’d like to be around $60-$65 per hour; 40 hr work week. I would say 6 month assignment.

 

Top 3 Tech knowledge/needs

  • Windows Server
  • Some Cisco Networking background
  • Azure Cloud
  • Virtualization experience – Hyper V

Objectives of this Role

  • Maintain essential IT operations, including operating systems, security tools, applications, servers, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware
  • Own projects, solutions, and key responsibilities within a larger business initiative
  • Handle business-critical IT tasks and systems that provide commercial advantage in a global marketplace
  • Enable faster and smarter business processes and implement analytics for meaningful insights
  • Nurture dependable IT infrastructure and networking that’s always up and running
  • Partner with internal and external partners to communicate project status, activities, and achievements

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Perform server administration tasks, including user/group administration, security permissions, group policies, print services, research event log warnings and errors, and resource monitoring, ensuring system architecture components work together seamlessly
  • Monitor datacenter health using preexisting management tools and respond to hardware issues as they arise; help build, test, and maintain new servers as needed
  • Maintain internal infrastructure requirements including, laptop and desktop computers, servers, routers, switches, firewalls, printers, phones, security updates; support internet, intranet, LANs, WANs, and network segments
  • Interact with the help desk and other teams to assist in troubleshooting, identify root cause, and provide technical support when needed
  • Perform routine/scheduled audits of the systems, including all backups

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in technology or computer science
  • Proven work experience in IT
  • Experience with or knowledge of programming languages and operating systems; current equipment and technologies, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, system performance-monitoring tools, active directories, virtualization, HTTP traffic, content delivery, and caching
  • Experience in project management, application design and integration, and cloud computing (specifically Microsoft Azure)
  • Expertise in creating, analyzing, and repairing large-scale distributed systems
  • Creating volumes, assigning to servers and remote replication

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