Description Provide administrative expertise to manage the server infrastructure at the Houston data center and other locations for Willbros with responsibility for a variety of systems including Active Directory, backup systems, storage, and disaster recovery. Although this is a server administrator position, this person is expected to provide level 3 desktop support to users when necessary. The escalated support issues could take majority of the applicant's time on some days.
Keep abreast of new technology developments and evaluate for use in Willbros environment. Present solutions to management team and executives when necessary
Be part of an on call rotation for periodic coverage on weekends. Be available for outages to update systems and applications
Provision, install, test, support, and maintain hardware and software for server systems. Experience managing HP C class enclosures a plus
Monitor server hardware enviroment. Utilize redundant systems and monitoring tools to minimize downtime and impact to users
Monitor server software and services. Minimize downtime by identifying and resolving problems before they impact the user community
Configure and monitor backup systems to ensure data protection. Experience with Veritas Netbackup and Barracuda a plus
Documentation - Documentation for all the above
Travel to other locations for 4-5 days possible once or twice a year
Bachelor's degree in computer science, MIS or Information Technology, industry recognized certifications, or equivalent experience
5 years of experience managing server/storage environments.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Expert level knowledge of Active Directory and Windows Server 2008+ administration
Strong knowledge of TCP/IP including IP addressing, subnetting, DHCP/DNS and default gateways.
Strong knowledge of VMWare environments
Strong knowledge of Citrix XenApp 7.5 a plus
Experience with AWS and Microsoft Azure a plus
Proficient in powershell scripting
Experience with file and email archiving solutions (Zantaz/EAS in particular) a plus
Familiarity with storage provisioning and SAN architecture, including HP EVA/P2000, NetApp FAS, Nimble, and Fiberchannel and ISCSI storage protocols
Familiarity with designing and managing data center power, cooling and battery backup solutions.
Experience with information security a plus
Basic knowledge of Microsoft SQL and Exchange 2007/2010 a plus