This is a 12-month, renewable contract requiring a versatile Windows Systems Administrator with strong SAN storage experience, preferably with NetApp to provide support and maintenance for a dynamic production environment. You will also be expected to support in-house application development activities and work as part of a team to build and maintain stable and secure Windows Servers and virtual environments. As such, you will need to leverage your experience in VMWare ESXi Host and VM Guest along with various OS security patches and antivirus systems.
Proficiency administering, supporting and installing Windows Servers 2000 to 2012 including working knowledge of NetApp N series storage administration is required to succeed in this role. Additional technical requirements include experience with: SQL Server installation and configuration; advanced knowledge in Active Directory, ADFS, Group Policy, DNS, DHCP, WSUS, SCCM, SCOM, IIS, FTP and PowerShell.
*6+ years of experience in Windows Systems Administration (MCSE is an asset)
*Knowledge of NetApp N series storage systems including SnapMirror, SnapManager for SQL
*Advanced knowledge of vSphere 5x (ESXi) including High Availability, vMotion, VDP, Update Manager and SRM
*Prior experience with IBM and Sun Server hardware
*Working knowledge of MS SQL
*Excellent communication skills (verbal and written)
*Proven troubleshooting and analytical skills
*Bachelor degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
Start Date: Immediate
Hourly Rate: $45 to $50 per hour (incorporated)