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Systems Administrator - Des Moines, IA


Des MoinesIowa

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Brandi Newberry

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JN -052019-13352

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is partnering with our client to find a Systems Administrator for a full-time opportunity in Des Moines, IA. 
The Systems Administrator is responsible for the installation, maintenance, and optimization of systems hardware, software and related infrastructure. The candidate will also assist implementation teams with technical issues in the initiation, planning, and execution phases of projects.
Additional Responsibilities Include:
  • Administration of cloud and on-premise virtualized environments
  • Windows and Linux server administration.
  • Managing change requests between development, staging, and production environments
  • Provisioning and configuring hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc.
  • Developing and maintaining installation and configuration procedures
  • Management of multi-site networking topology, equipment, and configuration
  • Researching, developing, and implementing innovative and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks
  • Perform daily system monitoring
  • Managing and maintaining routine backup operations
  • Providing Tier II support
  • Applying system patches and upgrades on a regular basis
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required
Required Experience:
  • 2+ years of Systems Administration experience
  • Strong support and technical experience in Windows 7+ environments
  • VMware experience
  • O365 Administration experience
Desired Experience:
  • Experience working with cloud environments, AWS is preferred
  • Linux experience
  • Experience with routing and firewalls
  • Mac experience
About AVID Technical Resources:
AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.
Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine recently listed AVID on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts.
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