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MCSE Systems Administrator in Middletown, CT at Vaco

Date Posted: 3/1/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Company Mission Statement:

Our mission is to provide full Managed IT services, Data Center, Cloud services and support to small, medium and large corporate companies. We do this by establishing long-term partnerships with our clients and help them grow and maintain their businesses. We are dedicated to maintaining open communications and providing quality customer service.

Job Description Skills and Requirements:

  • Perform Systems Administration on Microsoft Windows based systems for multiple clients
  • Identify and troubleshoot Windows and network infrastructure related problems
  • Capable of performing systems administration functions such as problem analysis and systems monitoring
  • Must have good troubleshooting skills with the ability to solve problems quickly and completely with minimal assistance
  • Strong communication skills. Customer facing, vendor liaison, able to work closely with upper management. Team player able to work well with other technical and management professionals.
  • Perform Outlook/Exchange/Office365 administrative functions, troubleshooting, and problem solving. Ability to resolve email delivery problems over a variety of platforms
  • Proactively perform server health monitoring tasks and analyze systems for bottlenecks
  • Work with Active Directory and Group Policy to safeguard company assets
  • Configure DNS and DHCP
  • Install, configure, maintain, and troubleshoot connectivity issues over a wide range of firewall hardware and software products
  • Review backup needs of client and recommend cost effective solutions
  • Ability to work independently is important. The position involves supporting multiple clients

Technical Skills and Requirements:

  • At least 5 years experience in system administration required. Recent experience with supporting Microsoft Windows environments including installing and configuring Windows Server 2008/2012/2016
  • Proven experience performing migrations or upgrades from Windows 2008 and/or Windows 2012 to Windows 2016
  • Proven experience working with VMWare and/or Hyper-V
  • Experience configuring workstations in a domain environment including 7, 8, and 10
  • Working knowledge of LAN networking and client/server environment. Capable of troubleshooting LAN/WAN connectivity issues
  • Ability to write simple project plans, follow checklists, and write technical documentation
  • Experience in configuring routers, switches, and firewalls. Ability to configure VLAN's, Site-to-Site VPN Tunnels, and VPN over SSL
  • At least 3 years experience installing, configuring and troubleshooting Outlook/Exchange/Office365 environments
  • Microsoft Certification or certification exams passed showing progress towards the MCITP path or MCSE 2012/2016 path
  • Active Directory installation and configuration including GPO
  • Must have good organizational and interpersonal skills. Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-Motivated and able to work without close supervision. Ability to learn and apply technical information. Proven performance in a team environment
  • Familiar with various backup products, RAID, and disaster recovery
  • Prefer knowledge on AWS, Azure is a plus
  • Prefer knowledge on Lab Tech and/or Kaseya

Other Skills and Requirements:

Must have good customer and people skills, in-person and telephone, multi-task, problem solving, trouble shooting, detail oriented, good follow-up and follow-through, proactive, documentation of systems, network diagrams etc.

Work Location: Cromwell, Connecticut (no relocation package)


Health coverage - 75% paid for by employer

Dental coverage - 75% paid for by employer

Life Insurance - $50,000 included by employer

Disability - Long term included by employer

Paid holidays

401K plus matching

3 weeks paid time off