System Administrator

Advantage Tech is searching for a Systems Administrator to join their client's team in Kansas City, Mo.

Job Description:

This IT Consulting firm in the Greater Kansas City area is looking for a Field Systems Administrator.

This position would involve servicing servers, workstations, backups, internet connections, and all IT products at numerous customers facilities, and quite often work with larger scale projects. These projects include server and workstation installs, network reconfigurations, and major software upgrades.

The breadth of a typical server install is often from the building of a server, the load of OS and software, and the implementation on-site. This implementation could be a migration from one environment to another or an addition into an existing environment. Many of the server operating systems they work with are primarily Windows based; Microsoft Certification not required.

The client base varies widely from a peer to peer network to clients with multiple servers and an on-site IT staff that utilize the client for large projects and to supplement every day IT issues. The exposure to a wide range of technologies and services that are used in a broad customer base keeps the company and its employees on the cutting edge.

This position will also contribute to client requests for hardware changes and reconfigurations. These include Cisco routers and firewalls, Sonicwall devices, FortiGate routers, etc. This can be from unpacking the devices and configuring them for the client environment including VPN's (Pt to Pt and client) to reconfiguring on-site devices to accommodate an ISP change, etc.

Specific job skills/experience preferred:

  • Active Directory configuration and troubleshooting * Client/Server anti-virus solutions * Ability to construct and configure hardware components for server and workstation builds * Other server backup & disaster recovery appliance solutions * Installation / troubleshooting routers * VPN and firewall configurations * Troubleshoot and resolve server hardware issues * Troubleshoot client-side issues such as SMTP, virus and spyware/malware * Ability to install various 3rd party products in a server environment * Server migration and conversions * Phone skills for occasional support of remote issues * MS Exchange 2010/2007 and higher including Spam prevention * Installation/troubleshooting IIS 5.0 and higher * Symantec-specific software products

The ideal candidate would have a minimum of 5 years working experience in IT and be highly skilled with multiple client server environments.

Skills:
Knowledge: All Microsoft Server and Workstation Operating Systems, Microsoft Applications, Routers

Ability to travel up to 40 miles from home, lift minimum of 50 pounds and perform duties within a variety of work environments. Candidate must pass a security background check.

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