Senior Windows Systems Administrator
Posted on: September 15, 2018
Job ID: IT201807-2398 Description: Position Location: Carmel, Indiana ABOUT MISO MISO manages the electricity super highway in the Central U.S. Through use of groundbreaking research and advanced technology, our highly skilled employees ensure power flows reliably to 42 million Americans. We make certain that the right amount of electricity is generated and delivered dependably and cost-effectively every minute of every day. MISO makes this happen by operating one of the world's largest energy markets, with $25 billion in annual transactions. We are committed to being a trusted partner to our members and we strive to be the most reliable, value-creating Regional Transmission Organization. Operating the electricity grid, running a robust energy market, planning for a bright future - it's what our immensely talented and dedicated team does every day. www.misoenergy.org MISO - YouTube https://www.misoenergy.org/about/careers/ POSITION OVERVIEW Perform systems administration activities in support of Windows Server operating systems and responsible for maintaining the Windows Server platform. Provide backup to other systems administrators for support of non-primary platforms. Additionally, perform support and administration activities in the following technologies and services: virtualization, automation, directory services, messaging, file services, name resolution, and application delivery. RESPONSIBILITIES Passion for learning new things, building relationships and working on a team Contributing to the daily management of 900 Windows server systems Develop server automation solutions using scripting, SCCM, SCOM, Puppet and other automation solutions Provide performance analysis, installation and tuning of the infrastructure including hardware, operating systems and applications Conduct timely and accurate upgrades, patches, clustering, support, and configuration management in accordance with change and release management processes Develop server standards and ensure they are maintained and adhered to Design and implement enterprise Windows Server solutions that meet business requirements and align with defined strategies and compliance requirements Coach and mentor team members to ensure adequate training and knowledge sharing Lead change initiatives and make a positive impact for the business Build meaningful metrics and reports to show health of various systems Document and maintain system administration processes and procedures Work effectively and transparently with cross-functional operations support teams and customers of the Windows group Think creatively and independently to troubleshoot and devise solutions to solve complex problems Support installation of third-party products Review hardware reporting and coordinate repairs Manage CIP and SOC1 compliance - translate requirements and validate processes, etc. Participate in on-call rotation as necessary QUALIFICATIONS Bachelor's degree in a technical or related field, (or 12 years relevant work experience equivalency, required) At least eight years of related Information Technology experience required Four years of experience in Windows Server technologies, leading programs and projects in the Microsoft Server and Services areas Appropriate level will be determined based upon experience and knowledge TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES Strong scripting and automation capabilities Knowledge of IT security best practices Technical capabilities in the IT infrastructure design space Technical skills in multiple IT disciplines Core Windows/IT technologies: Active Directory, DNS, Network file sharing, server OS deployment and configuration, PowerShell, virtualization, system hardening, and security patch management Knowledge of server hardware architecture; HP ProLiant and Cisco UCS preferred Experience deploying and supporting private cloud infrastructure a plus Linux experience is welcome
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