CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Windows Systems Administrator in Durham, North Carolina

Windows Systems Administrator

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Category:Information Technology

City:Durham, North Carolina, United States

Position ID:J0416-1104

Employment Type:Full Time

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Position Description:

CGI Federal is currently looking for a Windows Systems Administrator to support upcoming work for our EPA customer in Durham, NC.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

Set up administrator and service accounts, maintain system documentation, and manage tuning system performance. Operational system activities include configuration management, patching, updating and troubleshooting. Also optimize systems and resource utilization while continuing to provide system capacity analysis and planning. Plan and execute the installation and configuration of Windows systems into the client's data center, including configuring, monitoring, operating and maintaining systems.

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

Detailed understanding of Microsoft Active Directory, Windows 2008/2012 Server, and Red Hat Linux 4.x/5.x/6.x

• Knowledge of BigFix, Symantec, RMAD, and RemoteAccess

• Expert in backup strategies and implementation

• Familiar with Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012

• Experience with enterprise virtualization

• Scripting knowledge

• Basic understanding of SAN-based storage presentation

• Some experience with Cisco networking technologies

• Experience with Datacenter/Server operational components (monitoring, management, etc.)

• Experience with enterprise virtualization

• Troubleshoot problems and/or escalate issues and problems to team manager

• Demonstrated ability to prioritize tasks and lead technical projects

• Recommend system resource changes, as needed, and to accommodate future growth

• Follow strict change management procedures

Additional Requirements:

• Occasionally respond to incidents that require physically working on network equipment in a data center in Research Triangle Park, NC, within thirty minutes of the incident.

• Provide 24x7 on call support

• Support non-production activities normally handled during regular business hours

• Work on scheduled off-hours maintenance activities

• Must be able to successfully pass/complete a CGI background check to start employment.

• Must be able to work in the US for an indefinite period of time.

• Possess strong interpersonal skills and ability to work as an effective team player.

• Communicate clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing.

Desired Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies:

• VMware ESXi and/or vSphere

• IBM Documentum and InputAccel

• Oracle 10g/11g

• Experience configuring and maintaining Nagios or similar monitoring software

What you can expect from us:

At CGI, we’re a team of builders. We call our employees members because all who join CGI are building their own company - one that has grown to 65,000 professionals located in 40 countries. Founded in 1976, CGI is a leading IT and business process services firm committed to helping clients succeed. We have the global resources, expertise, stability and dedicated professionals needed to achieve results for our clients - and for our members. Come grow with us. Learn more at

This is a great opportunity to join a winning team. CGI offers a competitive compensation package with opportunities for growth and professional development. Benefits for full-time, permanent members start on the first day of employment and include a paid time-off program and profit participation and stock purchase plans.

We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for this position, however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

No unsolicited agency referrals please.

All CGI offers of employment in the U.S. are contingent upon the ability to successfully complete a background investigation. Background investigation components can vary depending upon specific assignment, or upon any US government security clearance if required. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, gender Identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, pregnancy, or other status protected by law. CGI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with CGI’s legal duty to furnish information.

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