Server Administrator II

Organization: Willbros
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
End of contest: May 14, 2017
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Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
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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 

Professional 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

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