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Level 2-3 Server and Desktop Technician

Aavalar Voorhees Township, NJ

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description
Aavalar has several immediate requirements for Level 2 / Level 3 Technicians / Engineers for a great company in South Jersey.  Successful candidates will work out of the NJ office as well as customer sites as needed.   There is also an opportunity to work in the Boston, MA are if you are so inclined.  At its core this role requires Microsoft Server/Desktop/O365 expertise, but experience with VMware is very important, and good familiarity with Cisco Meraki Cloud will be a valuable asset.
This is a contract to hire opportunity.  Successful candidates will work as an employee of Aavalar for the first 6 months and then potentially could transition to our client’s as their employee.  Our client is the kind of company everybody would like to work for.  Culture is king, family priorities come first, having fun is required, and doing the right thing for the customer is more important than making an extra buck.
Consultant's Title: Level 2-3 Technician
Work Location: Southern New Jersey / Philadelphia PA area
Is Telecommuting possible?  
  • Some work from home is possible especially during COVID-19
Work environment:
  • Somewhat off the beaten path, semi-residential area with plentiful parking.
  • Nice comfortable office space!
Who does this position will report to?:
  • Company owners
Why is there a need for a consultant/contractor? 
  • The company is growing and taking on a lot of new customers
What is the start date of the contract?:  ASAP
What is the anticipated length/scope of the contract?: 
  • 6 months to long term with a potential for full time employment
What is the size of department?:  11 
  • Supporting on prem Microsoft Servers and Desktops
  • Supporting and converting customers to Office 365
  • Setup and support of virtual servers and workstations
  • Setup of wired and wireless networks
  • Phone and On-site support of existing customers
Role with the group: Server/Desktop/Network Technician/Engineer
Required Skills:
  • VMware Experience
  • Virtual Server and Desktop experience
  • Operating Systems:
    • Windows (XP-10)
    • Windows Server (2000- 2019)
    • Windows Small Business Server (2003- 2011)
    • Hyper-V
    • ESXi (4.x-6.x)
  • Certifications (Some subset of the following):
    • CCNA
    • MCSE: Server Infrastructure
    • MCSA: Windows Server 2012
    • Hyper-V and System Center Server Virtualization Specialist
    • Office365 Specialist
    • A+ IT Technician.
  • Software and Hardware experience (Some subset of the following)
    • Microsoft: Active Directory, Exchange (2003-2019), Office365 hosted exchange, Lync 2010/2013, Skype for Business, Teams, Remote Desktop Services, RD Gateway and RemoteApps, Windows Terminal Server, Citrix XenDesktop, Citrix XenApp Client/Server, Citrix MetaFrame Client/Server, Office Suite (2000-2019), Office for Mac, MS SQL 2000-2019, SharePoint, Publisher, Visio. 
    • Experience implementing and upgrading Active Directory, implementing and migrating exchange 2003 to 2010, 2007 to 2010, and all platforms to hosted office365 and google apps. 
    • Experience implementing office365 on large scales with typical cloud, as well as hybrid, DirSync, and Single Sign-on. 
    • Experience implementing and upgrading SharePoint from WSS 2.0 to 3.0, WSS 2.0 to 2010, etc.
Desired Skills:
  • Operating Systems:
    • Mac OS X (10.x)
    • Mac OS X Server (10.x)
    • Citrix XenServer
    • Variants of unix/linux such as FreeBSD, CentOS, Ubuntu, Redhat, etc.
Selling point of the job:
  • The owners of this client company are all about work life balance.  Quote from the President: “You will never miss your kid’s activities because that’s the most important thing in life.”
Work Hours and Schedule:  
  • Work hours and schedule are somewhat variable depending on when the customer needs you.
Is there travel involved?
  • There will be times when you need to go on-site with customers.  However many customers are set up for remote support.
Dress Code: Biz Casual
Aavalar Consulting is a trusted technology staffing partner that helps technology leaders connect with and deploy in-demand, skilled IT and Engineering professionals at client sites across the Mid-Atlantic region. Since 1999, Aavalar Consulting has built an award-winning reputation with over one hundred of the most innovative Fortune 500 and mid-market companies to deliver substantial value through a broad set of technology consulting and IT staffing services that include: Staff Augmentation, Interim Technology Executives, and Search and Recruitment for IT and Engineering.  



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