Title: Advanced Systems Network Administrator (Windows, Linux, & Powershell Scripting)
From our start in 2009, Conexess has established itself in 3 markets, employing nearly 200+ individuals nation-wide. Operating in over 15 states, our client base ranges from Fortune 500/1000 companies, to mid-small range companies. For the majority of the mid-small range companies, we are exclusively used due to our outstanding staffing track record
Who We Are:
Conexess is a full-service staffing firm offering contract, contract-to hire, and direct placements. We have a wide range of recruiting capabilities extending from help desk technicians to CIOs. We are also capable of offering project based work.
Conexess Group is seeking a Systems Network Administrator for our Cloud Services team. The selected candidate will be responsible for monitoring, modifying, and maintaining systems for acceptable availability, stability, and response time to customers. Additionally, this individual will be involved with the deployment of application updates, new products, and troubleshooting performance issues.
The ideal candidate is self-motivated with a proven track record in systems administration Windows & Linux. They will be working in a collaborative team environment but also need to be comfortable completing projects on their own when needed. A successful candidate will look for areas to improve processes and procedures and are not satisfied with the status-quo.
This position is located in Allen, TX.
Minimum 5 years of experience working in Windows Server system administration.
Minimum 3 years of PowerShell scripting experience.
Experience working with Windows Server.
Exposure to SQL.
Linux administration experience.
ITIL Foundations certified.
Octopus Deploy experience.
3 years of experience using bash Shell Scripting
The ability to work independently with minimal supervision to execute the required activities to ensure business requirements are met
Works with Senior Manager IT Operations, and other subject matter experts to define project and operational needs and prioritize accordingly
Supporting staff in any new IT services introduced by the Release Automation Team application lifecycle (Development, Quality Assurance (QA,) User Acceptance Testing (UAT,) BETA, and Production)
May supervise professional staff in the form of vendor/partners and contractors
Ensure Change management procedures are followed to minimize risk and maximize systems uptime and performance
Ensure formal SLA's that meet business requirements are adhere
Ensure incident response and management protocols and process are efficiently and consistently followed
Evaluate new industry hardware and software to stay current on emerging technologies, market trends, and future expectations.
Designs and architect’s IT infrastructure solutions.
Designs networks, such as LAN, WAN, Internet and/or data networks.
Proposes and implements system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system.
Performs advanced troubleshooting of customer and internally-reported system problems.
Writes environment security policies.
Writes system procedure, policies and guidelines.
Participates in on-call 24x7 support rotation.
Manages and performs essential functions required for effective system backup and restore testing.
Manages and performs periodic recovery testing of DR plans.
May assist support groups with applications installed on various servers.
Evaluates and recommends technology solutions for potential purchase to effect enhancements and efficiencies.
Performs limited staff supervision of technical objectives.
Assists less experienced peers.