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Posted: Tue Feb 20 2024

Associate Principal, Server Administration – Windows

Chicago, Illinois

Direct Hire

Job Title: Associate Principal, Server Administration – Windows
Location: Chicago, IL (Hybrid – 3 days in office per week)

Type: Direct Hire
Compensation: Competitive salary, Access to Healthcare, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plan of Choice, and 401K

Chamberlain Advisors is currently seeking an Associate Principal, Server Administration for our direct client in the financial services industry. This is a direct hire position. Click apply now and join the Chamberlain experience.

Summary and Ideal Candidate Profile
Our client is seeking a Windows server Engineer to administer and enhance their Windows server infrastructure both on-premises and in the cloud. The successful candidate must have prior experience designing, supporting, and administering Windows server environment. Candidate should have through hands-on experience working in cloud environments preferably AWS. The candidate will need to have excellent people skills, strong analytical and technical skills for trouble shooting complex issues.

What You Will Be Accountable For
  • Provide advanced Windows system administration, operational support, and problem resolution for a mixed Windows Server 2016 and 2019 environments
  • Provide break/fix support for Windows Server OS and third-party application issues
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software problems, take appropriate corrective action and/or interact with team members or vendors to work through issue resolution
  • Automate processes to reduce hands on support
  • Support cloud environments for Windows AMIs
  • Participate in patching and vulnerability remediation, as needed
  • Adhere to organizational Change Management process
  • Comply with all audit, compliance, and regulatory requirements
  • Perform other duties as assigned
  • Support On call and weekend work
What Qualifications You Need
  • 7+ years of experience in Windows Server installation, operations, administration, and maintenance of physical and virtualized servers in an enterprise environment
  • Good communication, analytical, and judgment skills
  • Ability to work effectively with clients, technical staff, consultants, and vendors.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and within deadlines
  • Ability to communicate well and perform as part of a team located in multiple cities
  • In-depth knowledge of Windows Server 2016  and 2019 administration and support
  • Experience with PowerShell commands and scripts
  • System administration experience and knowledge of VMware and administration of virtual servers
  • General working knowledge of NAS, SAN, and networking
  • Active Directory administration experience
  • Hands-on experience with cloud-based architecture especially AWS
  • Experience with terraform, or other infrastructure as code applications
  • Experience with build automation a plus
  • Software deployment experience through SCCM or similar tools is a plus
  • Vulnerability remediation experience is a plus
Why Work with Chamberlain?
Chamberlain Advisors is a veteran-owned business that provides human capital solutions across a wide range of industries and engagement types. Chamberlain candidates benefit from our unique hiring and interviewing process which has been designed to increase the likelihood that they will be successful in their job searches. This is achieved through our 5-step recruitment process, ensuring a top-of-the-line candidate experience. Find out what makes us different; apply to Chamberlain today.

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