Randstad System Administrator in Mcclellan, California

System Administrator

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job details:

  • location:Mcclellan, CA

  • salary:$70,000 - $80,000 per year

  • date posted:Tuesday, August 8, 2017

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:566297

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Our client is looking to hire a System Administrator. This is a permanent position in the Sacramento area.

The Systems Administrator is responsible for installing, configuring, maintaining, and improving the corporate infrastructure to include Servers, Routers, Switches, Firewalls, Backups, SAN, VM's, Workstations, VOIP phones/PBX, and Mobile devices. Assists the IT department with system configuration, setup, monitoring, account maintenance, and requested configuration changes. Demonstrates a blend of advanced technical knowledge, hands-on support skills, teamwork, excellent communication abilities, positive can-do attitude, and strong Project Management skills.


  • Supports the installed Windows systems infrastructure

  • Provides support and planning for Cisco LAN/WAN/VPN switches, routers and firewalls

  • Defines and implements upgrades to the infrastructure and systems

  • Tests and evaluates network changes to eliminate problems and make improvements

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of VOIP systems

  • Documents the current and proposed configurations

  • Creates detailed technical procedures and plans

  • Provides troubleshooting and customer support as needed to the Tier 1/Tier 2 helpdesk team

  • Provides technical training and guidance to less experienced team members

  • Participates actively on project teams

  • Monitors Alerts for problem areas

  • May require some travel

  • Will require some after-hours support as needed for maintenance during non-production hours Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science; or five+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Network Administration/Network Engineer certification in Microsoft Server/Exchange.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

  • Must be able to clearly and concisely articulate issues and resolutions to both management and end users as required both written and verbally.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

  • Experience and advanced knowledge of server management, installation, and administration, server infrastructure, hardware, software, and operations.

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Hyper-V and experience supporting VM environments.

  • Knowledge of Authentication services (AD, LDAP), SAN support, and Backup & Restore technologies and procedures.

  • Familiar within server products including MSSQL, Oracle, Exchange, SharePoint, and IIS.

  • Familiar with standard industry concepts, practices, and procedures of server and systems management.

  • Some experience with MacOS, iOS, Android is a plus. As systems are changed and upgraded it is required to stay current on knowledge of the environment being supported.

  • Current Microsoft Systems Administration or System Engineer certification or equivalent is required.

  • Cisco Certifications are a plus.

  • Windows/Exchange 2013/Active Directory/DHCP/DNS, Microsoft Hyper-V, Router/Switch deployment, MS Project or other PM Tools, Backup Exec Experience, Strong People Skills, Use of Ticketing Systems, System Imaging Tools, and Project Planning and Reporting. Available Shift: Full Time