Added Aug 26, 2021 Systems Engineer/Administrator (22762) Springfield, IL | Contract Apply

Job Description

Time to get to work! LRS Consulting Services is seeking an experienced Systems Administrator for our client in Central Illinois. This is a long-term contract opportunity for the right person. If you're that person and if you have the Windows 10 deployment expertise that we need, submit your resume now!

LRS Consulting Services has been delivering IT excellence for over three decades. Our reputation for quality, flexibility, and strong relationships with our clients keeps them turning to us to meet their IT consulting needs. Our contacts, combined with your technical expertise, equals career possibilities for you. So let's get to work! This position has primary responsibility for maintaining the client's corporate server, storage, and network infrastructure in a consistent manner with the company's vision to deliver enterprise level reliability and highly available applications.

The Systems Engineer applies a variety of networking, storage, programming and server administration skills to perform tasks that are widely varied. This role will also assist in the design of technical solutions that provide secure and stable platforms for applications and services. This includes working in collaboration with the IT Support Team and the Business Systems and Digital Solutions Teams to define technical requirements and operating standards for enterprise IT solutions.


Administration of various server operating systems in a highly virtualized environment- focusing on Windows, VMWare, and Backup & Recovery Solutions. Intermediate level of SAN and storage infrastructure knowledge.
Support and maintain the Active Directory structure and ensure adherence and compliance with security standards and practices.
Installation, configuration, and troubleshooting of physical and virtual servers.
Assess system performance and analyze user requirements and statistics to identify trends and resolve performance issues.
Develop standard operating procedures and documentation and train team members on proper execution.
Provide advanced level support for incident and request tickets through the IT Support Center, adheres to established support and escalation procedures.
Participates with the team on projects as needed.
Fundamental knowledge of network switches, routers, wireless equipment, etc.
Use of scripting and programming environments for the development of administrative tools. Responsible for adhering to systems and networking security policies.
Maintains Disaster Recovery documentation.
Maintains knowledge of industry best practices and technological advances.
Participate in 24x7 on-call support as needed.
Other tasks and projects as assigned.

Must have 5+ years of experience with the following:

  • Server Administrator experience
  • Experience with Storage Area Networks-VDisks, VSANs, LUNs, storage virtualization
  • Experience with Backup and recovery solutions- CommVault or similar
  • Experience with Server and network operating systems- Windows, Linux and VMWare
  • Experience with Virtualization with VMWare ESXi or Microsoft HyperV
  • Experience with Networking protocols and concepts- TCP/IP, OSI Model
  • Experience with Network monitoring tools- SolarWinds, NAGIOS
  • Experience with Server hardening and log analysis; Active Directory/LDAP Management and GPO Development
  • Candidate must be able to effectively communicate in English (written & verbal)
  • Candidate must have permanent authorization to work in the USA for any employer
  • Corp to corp candidates will not be considered

Colorado salary range - $20/hr to $125/hr

LRS is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants for employment will receive consideration without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, gender identity, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, citizenship status or protected veteran status. #LI-KJ1