Windows /VMware Administrator - long term contract in Bolingbrook!

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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 11/14/2016

Modis Romeoville, IL

Company
Modis
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
23114748.21601006
AJE Ref #
576183735
Location
Romeoville, IL
Job Type
Regular
Required Licenses/Certifications
df-aj

JOB DESCRIPTION

span Modis is currently seeking a B Windows /Vmware Systems Admin /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' for an exciting long-term contract to hire opportunity with our large financial services client, located in Bolingbrook, IL. br   br This role is for a team-member Windows Administrator who will be working on server virtualization in VMware ESX, and monitoring/managing servers using SCCM br   br /span B Typical daily responsibilities for this Windows /Vmware Systems Admin will include: /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br - Working the day shift M-F, in a 24x7x365 Data Center environment, to provide administrative and technical support for a large, virtual Windows Server environment br - Configuring and troubleshooting both Windows desktop and network systems using advanced TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, etc. br - Providing remote assistance to users, including C-level executives using RDP / Terminal Services br - Working in a data center environment on a large-scale Windows Server refresh project. br - Migrating Windows 2003 Server to Windows 2008 R2 Servers and Windows Server 2012. br - Conducting backup and recovery to ensure there is no loss of data. br - Implementing VMware ESX 5.5-6.x on the newly upgraded servers br - Providing support for the virtual server environment, including conducting new P2V conversions and monitoring the VMware environment in vCenter br - Testing and validating prior to moving the servers into a production setting br - Racking and stacking new Windows Servers in the data center (must be able to life/move equipment up to 50lbs) br - Maintaining and updating network functionality and documentation for all DR Procedures. br - Managing hardware and software inventory. br - Managing back-end application service accounts br   br /span B REQUIRED SKILLS /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br   br - Microsoft Certifications are highly preferred (MCITP, MCP, MCTS) br - Minimum of 3-5 years experience, preferably in a Fortune 500 / Enterprise client environment br - Advanced Windows Server 2003/2008R2/2012 Server Administration skills br - Strong Windows Networking & Troubleshooting skills (DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP) br - Intermediate  VMware ESX 5.5 experience br - Experience with and a willingness to help out with more advanced Desktop issues. br   br If interested in this or other Windows Server Administration jobs available through Modis, please send your resume directly (Email Address Withheld by Request), or simply visit our website at www.modis.com to browse and apply for any of our IT jobs currently available in the Chicagoland area! br   br Please note that local candidates are preferred for on-site interviews.  There is no relocation assistance offered br   br /span B Hourly rates start at $35-$40 / hour /B span style='color:#000000;background-color:transparent;font-family:Times New Roman;font-size:12pt;font-weight:normal;font-style:normal;' br   br /span br /span