November 19, 2017

Server Administrator II

United States, Texas, Houston
End of contest:
May 14, 2017
  This job posting has expired
Full time
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


4400 Post Oak Pkwy #1000


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