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Windows Administrator

Careers at Thrive provide a tremendous opportunity to work with an exceptional team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding environment.

Windows Administrator
New York, NY

About Us:

Thrive is a rapidly growing technology solutions provider focusing upon Cloud, Cyber Security, Networking, Disaster Recovery and Managed Services.  Our corporate culture, engineering talent, customer-centric approach, and focus upon “next generation” services help us stand out amongst our peers.  Thrive is on the look-out for individuals who don’t view their weekdays spent at “a job”, but rather look to develop valuable skills that ignite their passion and lead to a CAREER.  If you’re attracted to a “work hard, play hard” environment, seeking the guidance, training and experience necessary to build a lucrative career, then welcome to THRIVE!

 

Position Overview:

We are a growing managed service provider seeking to add a Windows Systems Administrator to our team. The ideal candidate will have 5 – 7 years of experience supporting complex Microsoft based environments.

Working closely with the technology team, you will leverage your experience to support and enhance our existing infrastructure and services. This is a complex multi-tenant environment requiring intimate knowledge of interdependencies between systems. The candidate must be SME level with respect to Windows Servers, file systems, DFSR and Active Directory.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Address tier 2 escalations from the support team
  • Enforce standard operating procedures and security best practices
  • Optimize existing and new systems
  • Perform Root Cause Analysis
  • Develop and enhance monitoring of systems
  • Prepare and update internal and client facing documentation
  • Work with other departments implementing various Windows based systems

Qualifications:

  • Immediate authorization to work in the US
  • 4+ year’s experience installing, administering and supporting Microsoft Windows operating systems
  • 4+ year’s experience implementing GPOs, OU, resources, security principals, replication, DNS/name space, group policy management, domain/forest creation
  • Must be an SME in configuring complex NTFS ACL assignments
  • 3+ years Shell scripting (PowerShell, NT, SQL,…) is a critical requirement
  • SQL server administration, maintenance plans, security is required
  • Windows PKI required
  • IIS Website configurations, optimizations and updates
  • Storage architecture knowledge required
  • Creating automated scripts for system administration tasks where possible and appropriate
  • Datacenter network troubleshooting including IP fundamentals, DNS, load balancing, proxies and firewalls
  • Installing new servers, rebuilding existing servers, database infrastructure and related middleware applications; configuring related hardware, peripherals, services, directories, storage and all other components according to defined standards, project and operational requirements
  • Presenting technology concepts and terminology; interpreting and providing solutions on complex technologies/architectures
  • Experience configuring and managing complex monitoring tools, such as Splunk, Solar Winds, SCOM
  • Formal project development and execution, ability to work with PMO
  • Strong analytical problem-solving skills
  • Ability to quickly grasp technical issues and offer solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional business demeanor
  • Customer-focused attitude

 

For more information on this job opening or to apply, please email careers@thrivenetworks.com.