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Windows Systems Administrator (Permanent)

Pira Consulting, LLC Arden Hills, MN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

KEY: VMware vSphere 6.7 server work will be approximately 80% of responsibilities

  • Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. 
  • Technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. 
  • Ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational security policy standards. 


  • Two year degree or equivalent/higher and have 2+ years' experience with the following applications and processes: 
  • VMware vSphere 6.7 and upgrading of ESXi, vCenter and host firmwares. 
  • Microsoft Windows Server OS 2016-2019. 
  • General knowledge of HPE hardware and software (SimpliVity a plus) 
  • General knowledge of networking and VMware Distributed Switches. 
  • 2+ years of experience in various Microsoft technologies including; Windows Active Directory/Domain Controllers, DNS, Group Policy Management, HyperV and SMB file shares. 
  • Experience in managing on-prem Exchange and preforming cumulative updates. 
  • Perform updates and configurations of Citrix NetScaler 
  • Ability to adapt to existing business applications. 
  • Perform daily system monitoring (PRTG), verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups (Veeam). 
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Work with DR/BCP committees to coordinate and communicate with impacted application owners. 
  • Ability to educate and mentor coworkers as needed. 
  • Provide Tier III support per request from application owners and advise on server technology and configurations. 
  • Investigate and troubleshoot issues. 

Pira Consulting, LLC


Arden Hills, MN



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