System Administrator with "Microsoft COTS" specialisation
Posted on Mar 12, 2020 by LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
The HQ is looking for someone to support their process of accrediting a large number of software applications and systems. They have a large number to tackle, plus new capabilities come online all the time.
The specific tasks identified for the role, and associated skill/knowledge requirements, are as follows:
*Executing efficient maintenance (both in-house and outsourced), installation and testing, operation and user support of application software for the E-3A Component data and mission support processes, hosted on networks and stand-alone IT/CIS Systems (Data and Support Software);
*Assisting with application administration for the assigned software applications, to include introduction and maintenance of user groups, user profiles and site content management of portal software;
*Ensuring that all assigned IT/CIS Services (including software, on-line and archived data, workflows, etc.) are adequately protected according to security directives, to include a viable disaster recovery capability;
*Providing technical support on assigned application software to external agencies, when required.
*Executing review, testing, documentation, implementation and release for use of data and applications software;
*Arranging for and participating in installation support for IT/CIS Service application software and data on server and client platforms, including configuration management (ie user and system administration, license monitoring, product version identification, etc.);
*Participating in analysis of causes and incidents of IT Service failures (including IT System trouble-shooting) and effecting appropriate action to correct problems;
*Providing support needed to ensure the continuous availability of all required software application functionalities.
The successful candidate will work on site under the direction of the Head of the CIS Support Squadron or designated Section Chief
Skills and Experience
Requested skills, competencies and toolset knowledge:
*Profound knowledge of MS Windows Server and associated core enterprise services (Windows Server, Workstation operating systems, Active Directory management, MS Exchange, MS Lyne) - Installation, patching, administration, tuning, configuration, hardening/securing, troubleshooting;
*Profound knowledge of networking protocols, ports & topologies (TCP/IP configuration and troubleshooting);
*A thorough understanding of backup techniques (configuration, administration, troubleshooting);
*Familiar processes related to Disaster Recovery (HW/OS/Storage - planning implementation, testing, documenting;
*Familiar with processes related to Change/Configuration management.
*Knowledge of Windows Server 2012R2 and higher; DNS management;
*Group policy management;
*Understanding of Remote Desktop Gateway Services; Remote App provisioning.
*Deep knowledge of SharePoint farm administration with expert level skills on SharePoint 2010,
*SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint 2016
Desirable Specific Experience:
*Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate SQL Server 2012
*Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert SharePoint
*Microsoft Technology Associate Developer
*Microsoft Technology Associate IT Infrastructure
Deep knowledge on SharePoint farm migration from SP2010 to SP 2013 to SP2016
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