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Senior Network and Data Center Administrator

Posted 28 days ago

This international industry leader in Fort Worth has an immediate 6+ month contract-to-hire opportunity in Ft. Worth, TX for a Senior Network and Data Center Administrator with Virtualization, Linux, and NetApp Storage Experience. Will be working remotely until COVID settles and then will be required to work onsite in the Ft. Worth office.  The ideal candidate will have Virtualization, Linux, and NetApp Storage Experience, and CCNA/MCSE certification, and hands-on experience with most of the following:
  • Nutanix
  • Cisco UCS Blades
  • NetApp/EMC Storage
  • Datacenter
  • VMware/Hyper-v/AWS/Azure
  • Linux
Must be willing to travel up to 25% in the future.  

This Senior Network and Data Center Administrator will be responsible for ensuring long-term requirements of Network, Datacenter & Systems Administration are included in the overall information systems planning and architecture of the organization. May be in a Lead position to monitor, implement or distribute work to others.

Responsibilities include:
  • Company wide support & administration for systems, which may include: Datacenter, Systems and Network Infrastructure; F5/Citrix Load balancers; Hybrid-Cloud Initiatives and systems including VMware, Microsoft & Nutanix Virtualization.
  • Local support for IT Staff and Tier 2 or complex issue resolution when needed.
  • Responsible for architectural and documentation for assigned projects and tasks.
  • Assigning personnel to various projects, directing their activities, and evaluating their work.
  • Ensuring long-term requirements of network, and datacenter operations are included in the overall information systems planning for the organization.
  • Performing the installation, maintenance, configuration, and integrity of computer software. Implementing operating system enhancements that will improve the reliability.
  • Monitoring the performance and resiliency the overall data center in all locations.
  • Bachelors Degree in Computer Science or similar field of study.   
  • 5-10 years functional experience (10 to 15 years functional experience if no Bachelor Degree)
  • Extensive experience with VMware administration & P2V Conversions.
  • Experience in trouble shooting Enterprise Applications.
  • Extensive Experience w/Active Directory & Exchange administration (2010 Exchange preferred)
  • Administration experience with Email & SPAM Filters
  • Experience with hosted applications via Citrix XenApp 6.5 and/or Microsoft Terminal Services strongly 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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