Windows Server Upgrade Engineers

  • location: Plano, TX
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $40 - $55 per hour
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job description

Windows Server Upgrade Engineers

job summary:
Randstad Technologies has an upcoming need with our long standing end customer, a leading Healthcare Services company located in Plano TX.

4-6 month project to work onsite in Plano TX.

 
location: Plano, Texas
job type: Contract
salary: $40 - 55 per hour
work hours: 8am to 5pm
education: Associates
 
responsibilities:
Responsibilities: Assist with upgrading 1500+ Windows 2003/2008 servers to 2016/2019 and from VMWare to Hyper-V. There is already a process with some automation in place.

  • Provisions, builds and deploys new Hyper-V Windows 2016/19 servers using VMM templates. Completes configuration of servers post deployment.
  • Migrates/duplicates objects and security from existing VMWare servers. Understands and administers the Hyper-V environment and Storage Area Network environments ("SAN").
  • Installs Windows server features, roles and software required by application teams on servers post deployment.
  • Joins Servers to AD, applies Group Policies and moves server computer accounts in AD.
  • Utilizes the Remedy Ticketing system to obtain work orders, and updates tickets with progress. Closes completed tickets and opens new tickets for application teams when work is completed.
  • Adheres to Client corporate technology standards and procedures. Participates and conforms to Client corporate IT procedures and policies.
  • Understands and implements appropriate security measures at the system administration level to maintain security protocols as outlined and provided by Client
  • Creates application and services accounts for access to Microsoft Servers, applications and related software.
 
qualifications:
Required Skills:

  • 7+ years of IT experience with focus on Windows Systems Administration and Engineering
  • Strong Windows Server experience including versions 2003-2016
  • Experience performing at least one large-scale Windows Server upgrade project (100+ Servers)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision
  • Proficient with VMWare, Hyper-V, SAN
Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Windows Server 2019
  • Applicable certification and/or training
 
skills: Required Skills:

  • 7+ years of IT experience with focus on Windows Systems Administration and Engineering
  • Strong Windows Server experience including versions 2003-2016
  • Experience performing at least one large-scale Windows Server upgrade project (100+ Servers)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively with little supervision
  • Proficient with VMWare, Hyper-V, SAN
Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with Windows Server 2019
  • Applicable certification and/or training

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