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IT Server Administrator II

  • Location: Dallas, 75201
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

JOB TITLE: IT Server Administrator II

BASIC FUNCTION: Conducts server-related technical assignments and projects for the Information Technology Department under general supervision.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Provides server administration duties including configuration and maintenance of Windows Server and Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oversees server issue resolution, analyzing and providing solutions for Operating System and Database Hardware issues
  • Provides Tier 2 and Tier 3 telephone, e-mail, and after-hours support to all sites using various tools
  • Provides preventative maintenance, including server monitoring, applying and testing patches, and checking for space limitations
  • Handles data requests and extractions
  • Analyzes and evaluates current interface configuration, user requirements, and optimizes server topologies
  • Provides recommendations to manager on design, layout, and add-on technologies and customizations to Company hardware systems to provide efficiencies to business operations
  • Analyzes and evaluates vendor products in hardware equipment
  • Writes clear, concise, and accurate documentation and provides training (i.e., work procedures, how-to guides)
  • Relocates technical equipment to and from an assigned location
  • May manage medium-sized to large projects as required
  • Special assignments or tasks assigned to the employee by their superior, as determined from time to time in their sole and complete discretion.

EXPERIENCE:

  • A minimum of five years of job-related experience are required.

EDUCATIONAL LEVEL:

  • A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science (or related discipline) or a combination of education and job-related experience is required.

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Administration, implementation, and support experience required in TCP/IP WINS, DHCP, SMTP, DNS, wireless, sip, anti-virus, firewalls, NAT, and subnetting.
  • Ability to document and evaluate current site server configuration, user requirements, and designs and optimize server topologies.
  • Good organizational, time-management, decision-making, analytical, and problem-solving skills are required.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations, and excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively communicate with others, both written and verbal communication.
  • Intermediate reading and writing skills.

PREFERRED SKILLS:

  • Microsoft certifications (MCDST, MCSA, MCSE, MCP, MOUS); Network, PC hardware, and software certifications (CCNA/JNCIA (preferred), A+, N+, INET+) are preferred.

 

Candidates will be responsible for following the client's COVID-19 protocols. Please refer to your MATRIX representative for specifics.

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