Systems Administrator (Virtualization)
Supports a complex enterprise-wide environment specifically Microsoft Server 2012 and Microsoft Server 2016, Hyper-V and Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).Responsible for the installing, testing, system security configuration and monitoring, operating, troubleshooting and maintaining server hardware and software.Participates individually or as part of a team in tasks that involve the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, quality assurance, configuration, installation, implementation, integration, maintenance, and/or management of network systems used for the transmission of information.Ensures the integrity, dependability and availability of assigned systems, networks, and data through planning, analysis, development, implementation, maintenance and enhancement of information systems programs, policies, procedures and tools.Designs, implements and supports the Court’s Citrix Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI) XenDesktop, XenApp, PVS and Hyper-V hosts.Deploys, customizes and administers physical and virtual server, HP Blades hardware to provide reliable and timely support to Courts’ employees and customers.Shares responsibility to setup and maintains NetApp enterprise storage including administration and optimization of FCP-based SAN infrastructure, CIFS shares, backups and data replication.Manages, maintains, upgrades and improves Microsoft Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange environments on premise and/or the cloud.Applies firmware and software patches, replaces and upgrades hardware parts to maintain and support state of the art systems.Works with security personnel to implement programs to ensure that systems, network and data users are aware of, understand, and adhere to systems security policies and procedures.Develops and implements testing strategies and document results.Provides advice and training to Desktop Support Team / end-users, Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems.Researches and documents sponsor/stakeholder needs in accordance with Software Development Life Cycle methodology (SDLC).Researches, introduces, implements and maintains new technologies to support current and future Courts’ IT operations.Provides timely and reliable support to systems in case of an emergency. Participates in off-hours on-call schedule.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field, or equivalent practical professional experience plus five (5) years of experience installing, configuring and managing Windows servers and Active Directory in areas such as user account administration, backup/restore, server and desktop virtualization, DHCP, DNS, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Failover clustering and security patching.In depth knowledge of administering Microsoft Active Directory 2008/2012/2016, and Group Policy Objects as well as how they interact/impact VDI is required. Hands on experience implementing Citrix VDI solutions using Citrix XenDesktop 7.6 or higher, XenApp, Provisioning vDisks, StoreFront, Netscaler and Wyse terminals is required.Desired Certifications:Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) certification Server 2012Citrix Certified Associate - Virtualization (CCA-V)In addition to meeting specialized experience, applicants must also show proficiency in 1) attention to detail, 2) customer service, 3) oral communication, and 4) problem solving.Applicants please be advised that your resume must clearly describe your relevant experience and that you meet the basic qualifications or you will not be determined qualified for this position.Please note that authorization for the release of your adult criminal record revealing any convictions and forfeitures, and any criminal cases currently pending before the courts are required. If you are selected for the position, a criminal history records check will be conducted. To qualify based on education, upload copy of your college transcript or degree. The transcript must show the name of the college or university, your name, list of courses with credit hours, major(s), and grade-point average or class ranking.Foreign Education: Education completed outside the United States must have been evaluated by a private U.S. organization that specializes in interpretation of foreign educational credentials, commonly called a credential evaluation service or education to meet the above requirements. To qualify for this position, you must submit the following:1. Resume2. Completed Vacancy Questionnaire3. Documentation /Proof of Education (e.g. copy of college transcript or degree)4. List of professional referencesAll required documentation must be received by the closing date of the announcement.
This job is being filled by an alternative hiring process and is not in the competitive Federal civil service.Please note there is a mandatory one year probationary period for all non-judicial new employees.All required information must be received by the vacancy announcement closing date.