Windows Systems Administrator

Date: November 04, 2013

Location: Newark, NJ


Quantum Tech Staffing is seeking a Windows Systems Administrator for a contract position in Newark, NJ.

NJ State Agency is looking for an experienced Systems Administrator with Excellent communications and technical skills. Must be VERY ORGANIZED and have experience working with various business and technical LOBs.

Project Description:
o Monitors the Help Desk for appropriate calls within areas of responsibility and resolves calls. Re-directs calls as necessary. Acts as liaison for assigned systems. Coordinate efforts with vendors for 3rd tier support as required.
o Responsible for upgrading the operating and system software and keeping patches current; Ability to write scripts in a Power Shell or other pre-approved administrative language.
o Provides support for Windows 2003, 2008 server environment including operating system software, utilities, and 3rd party products including server backup, security, along with performance tuning and capacity planning.
o Works with the various Infrastructure teams and operations provider to identify systems management activities.
o Document any software or hardware dependencies; where necessary recommend alternative solutions; Executes project plans and recommends actions when necessary. Shares configuration and design details with staff members to ensure cross-team knowledge.
o Document new or revised system software; Train staff in the use of new or revised systems software. Provides technical support to IS personnel and user community;
o Ensures all work is within the guidelines of NJ Transit’s Standards in support of NJ Transit’s data environment. Provides technical support to IS personnel and user community.

Must be experienced maintaining and supporting:
o Windows 2003/2008 servers,
o Active Directory,
o Patch management,
o antivirus solutions (TrendMicro, Symantec, McAfee) and
o Printing in an enterprise computing environment.

Experience with:
o Tivoli Endpoint Management (BigFix),
o Exchange, Windows Clustering,
o SAN,
o Linux,
o CommVault Simpana,
o Active Sync,
o Support of various smartphone technologies (Blackberry, Android, iPhone) is desired.
o Bachelor Degree in Computer Science and four (4) or more years of experience in system design and deployment

Required skills:
o Experience maintaining and supporting Windows 2008 servers – 4 years
o Experience maintaining and supporting Active Directory – 5 years
o Experience with patch maintenance – 5 years
o Experience with installing and maintaining Antivirus Solutions (TrendMicro, Symantec, McAfee) – 5 years
o Experience in maintaining printing in an Enterprise environment – 5 years
o Experience writing scripts in a Power Shell or other pre-approved administrative language – 3 years
o Experience in Documenting Maintenance Schedules, Policies, and Procedures – 5 years