Brief Posting Description
The System Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual is accountable for the following systems: VMware ESX and Window servers. Responsibilities on these systems include System Administration and provisioning, operations and support, maintenance and research and development to ensure continual innovation. The IT System Administrator will report to the Data Center manager and be responsible for the daily operation of the systems for the Newfield Microsoft Windows servers. The position requires technical expertise in all areas of hardware management and Infrastructure related software. The tasks will require a combination of experience in seeking out solutions, creating and managing projects, along with daily system management.
Management and maintenance of all Windows servers which includes the ability to i nstall, configure and maintain server operating systems, troubleshoot problems and repair server hardware Provide 24/7 on-call support as part of the team Administer and support VMware ESX Servers and VM’s Administer and support Active Directory, DHCP, and DNS Support, maintain and administer third party applications related to infrastructure services Produce and maintain appropriate documentation for all server, network, and communication related processes. Enforce change management and compliance processes. Support network system backups and participate in the ongoing disaster recovery planning, testing and response. and offsite storage Perform routine preventative maintenance on all hardware on a routine and scheduled basis. Support and Maintain Group Policies
8 or more years of experience Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems preferred or equivalent work experience Minimum of 4 years experience with ESX, Virtual Center, V-Motion, Windows Server Administration, and Active Directory Administration and troubleshooting in a mid to large-scale multi-site environment. NAS and SANS knowledge with some NFS and ISCSI experience Citrix XenServer and VDI experience would be a plus SOX Compliancy Knowledge would be a plus Networking experience would be a plus Oil industry experience preferred but not mandatory. Strong problem-solving skills to address complex problems within the technical arena and develop creative and practical recommendations Working experience supporting, maintaining and administering Microsoft SQL Server 2000/2005/2008. SQL DBA experience would be a plus. Must have Good verbal and written communications skills. Excellent documentation and organizational skills Ability to multi-task Self-directed, needs little supervision Organized and disciplined Project Management experience
Normal office environment On-Call duty will be required
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