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Added Jan 06, 2023 Remote- Systems Administrator (25333) Remote, Remote | Contract Apply

Job Description

LRS has prospered for over 30 years because our corporate philosophy embraces honest, ethical and hard-working people. If that describes your approach to IT consulting, we need to talk! LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced Server Administrator for a remote contract opportunity with our client in the greater Chicago area! 

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering the highest quality consultants to our clients since 1979. We've built a solid reputation for dealing with our clients and our consultants with honesty, integrity, and respect. We work hard every day to maintain that reputation, and we're very interested in candidates who can help us. If you're that candidate, this opportunity is made for you! 

The Server Administrator will: 
  • Install and rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements. 
  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure and add new services as necessary. 
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required. 
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups. 
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions. 
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues. 
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. 
  • Other duties, as assigned 

Requirements: 
  • 4+ years of Server Administration experience 
  • Expertise in Microsoft Hyper V
  • Expertise in Microsoft Server administration 
  • Expertise in administrating of Web and Email Gateways, Spam Filters, Proxies, DNS, & DHCP 
  • Expertise in Active Directory administration (incl., Group Policy Objects) 
  • Expertise in patch & server vulnerability management 
  • Proficiency in PowerShell scripting 
  • Good knowledge of O365/MS365 & Azure administration 
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal) 
  • Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer 
  • Corp-to-Corp candidates will not be considered 

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status.

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Colorado Pay Range:
20 - 125/