Systems Administrator in Irvine, CA at BCforward

Date Posted: 11/7/2019

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Job Description

Systems Administrator

BCforward is seeking a qualified Systems Administrator at Irvine, CA

Position Title : Systems Administrator

Expected Contract length : 06 Months with possibility of extension or Permanent (depends on your client needs and your performance in the contract)

Location : Irvine, CA

Job Description:

  • Supporting a 24x7 run organization in the Wintel arena
  • Virtualization team expert with VMware (6.x and Hyper-V 2012R2 and 2016)
  • Support over 300 Windows servers ensuring optimal performance, maximum up-time and security compliance
  • Support current SolarWinds monitoring environment, upgrading and updating as needed
  • Troubleshoot servers with accuracy to assess performance and/or connectivity root causes
  • Expert Wintel knowledge, being one of the go-to people on the team for over-all Wintel knowledge
  • Responsible for implementing part or all of the technical solution to the client, in accordance with an agreed technical design.
  • Occasionally responsible for providing a detailed technical design for enterprise solutions.
  • Documenting processes and new solutions
  • Liaises with Solutions Architect as appropriate.
  • Provides advice on solution and integration opportunities Communicates effectively and viewed as adding value.
  • Knowledge sharing with other Wintel team members Participate in 24x7x365 on-call rotation.
  • Coordinate with other teams to support network hardware such as firewalls, load balancers and switches and storage hardware such as SAN and NAS systems
  • Develop and implement procedures for operational processes including deployment, upgrade, migration and maintenance
  • Provide detailed updates and plans to meet project deliverables.
  • Document and track issues via a ticketing system.
  • Ability to work in a team-oriented atmosphere
  • Implementation and management of PKI infrastructure
  • Documenting/diagraming business and data flows Server (security) hardening Server performance tuning
  • Background in meeting Customer Service Level agreements within Incident management
  • Experience with the Change Management processes


  • Bachelor's in science in a Computer Science or related Engineering field, or equivalent.

    Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • 10+ Years of Wintel Systems, Design and Engineering experience
    Cloud - AWS/Azure knowledge - mid to expert level knowledge. Support and implementation experience a big plus
  • Expert knowledge on Virtualization: VMWare, Microsoft System Center / HyperV Administration
  • Expert Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 2008/2012/016 Administration: Install, Configure & manage.
  • High Level Dell Chassis and blade hardware infrastructure knowledge
    Advanced Knowledge of SolarWinds monitoring tool
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP, DHCP, and DNS
  • Ability to logically troubleshoot complex technical issues, with the ability to document and communicate resolution
  • Knowledge of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) in support of client role outs, anti-virus and server patching
  • Knowledge of Active Directory and Group Policy Object (GPO) management
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment, assisting where needed
  • Ability to support a 24 x7 operation for City and Public Safety environments
  • Ability to work on defined project tasks and deliver to customer satisfaction Self-starter who is looks for ways to improve and help in a constructive manner
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and tasks, staying focused with the ability to prioritize
    Network troubleshooting skills
  • Powershell scripting
  • Knowledge of Service Management with emphasis on Incident ticketing systems
  • Knowledge of Service Management with emphasis on Change Management systems

About BCforward:

BCforward began as an IT business solutions and staffing firm. Founded in 1998, BCforward has grown with our customers' needs into a full-service personnel solutions organization. Headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana, BCforward also operates numerous delivery centers across North America and India. We are currently the largest consulting firm and largest MBE certified firm in Indiana. Our uninterrupted growth has allowed BCforward to deliver uniquely configured IT staffing and project solutions for over years of catering to our customers' specific needs. BCforward currently maintains a team of over 5000 global resources. With our additional brand, Stafforward, together we have the capabilities to deliver services for a variety of industries in both public and private sectors which allows us to address your most challenging needs.

If you are not available or if you know someone who might be a fit for this position from your circle, please do refer them. Kindly pass this email along and send us the resume so we can try to place the consultants based on the suitable roles available

Interested candidates please send resume in Word format Please reference job code 96853 when responding to this ad.