Job Summary

Systems Administrator

  • Location:
    Tempe, Arizona
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    Information Systems
  • Contract Type:
    Contract/Temp to Hire

A Systems Administration position in Tempe, Arizona is available through Modis. The client company is a technology innovator, and market leader in global voice and data satellite communications. If you are interested in joining a growing, top not organization then please read on....


Responsible for providing day-to-day support and maintenance for all Windows hardware, operating systems and enterprise applications.
Accountable for maintaining server and security configurations in compliance with established best practices and established baseline configurations.
Responsible for Administration of Microsoft Windows Server OS, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, GPO
Provide daily, weekly, and monthly windows system checklist with historical trending reports.
Provide monthly KPI metrics and trending reports.
Work service requests and help desk tickets on a daily basis.
Upgrade/install Windows OS and Server software.
Ensure proper backup processes are in place to allow for full recovery of sites and documents.
Evaluate tools and applications relevant to the sites.
Maintain proper Change Control and Configuration Management processes.
Monitor sites daily, respond to alerts, and provide on-call support.
Create PowerShell scripts to automate tasks.
General understanding and Administration of O365 including SharePoint Online and Project Online.
Administration of Microsoft System Center Applications.
Administration of VMware.

Job Requirements:

Demonstrate advanced skills with windows administration, maintenance, performance tuning and troubleshooting.
Demonstrate advanced skills in performance tuning strategies as well as disaster recovery strategies.
Ability to work with the cross functional teams to automate reactive procedures where possible, and to promote rapid response to known issues.
Ability to work with the team to automate procedures where possible, and to promote rapid response to known issues.
Ability to work with other teams to promote changes to production and other environments.
Thorough understanding of the supporting application architectures and the general application functionality running in the Windows environments.
Thorough understanding of IT operational policies and procedures within Windows OS discipline.
Proficiency with PowerShell scripts.
Proficiency with O365 Administration including SharePoint and Project Online.
General understanding and fundamentals of Azure and other Cloud Platforms.
Proficiency with Nagios Monitoring performance tools.
Ability to Project Manage windows projects to completion.
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science/MIS or similar industry experience.
3-5 years Microsoft Server OS Administration.
Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) or Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) preferred.
ITIL experience preferred.
Experience in a telecommunications environment preferred.

If you are interested in the Systems Administration position in Tempe, Arizona please contact Fari Sawal at 480-636-4016, or farkhanda.sawal@

Modis is an equal opportunity employer.

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