Systems Administrator

Creve Coeur, MO 63141

Posted: 04/02/2019 Employment Type: contract Job Number: 18231
Opening with our client for a Systems Administrator.

Pay Rate: 45/hr

This role will focus on improvements to IT security, virus scanning/white-listing, logging of OS events and patch management, along with remediation of security issues on Windows, Linux and Solaris systems. 

  • Install, integrate and test new McAfee anti-virus solutions, change security and logging lockdown/policies and setup vulnerability scanning of systems 
  • Troubleshoot network and security devices, various operating systems and applications 
  • Assist in building operational processes for patching, new security policies and approved upgrades & 3rd Party software that will be implemented on Live Environments. 
  • Tuning and troubleshooting to deliver optimal performance in high volume enterprise environments. 
  • BS/MS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering, and/or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Knowledge of operating system including Microsoft Windows Server 2003/2008/2008R2/2012/2012R2, RHEL6.x & RHEL7.x and Solaris 10. 
  • Knowledge of Logging systems (Log Manager, Splunk, Qradar, syslog, etc.)
  • Knowledge of network security fundamentals and  understanding of TCP/IP 
  • Experience with network application protocols, such as DHCP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, HTTP, Syslog, etc. 
  • Experience with Anti-Virus technologies from McAfee 
  • Enterprise background 
  • Experience of creating technical documents and Knowledge base solutions 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and Office applications
Desired Skills 
  • Familiar with RHEL & Microsoft patching schedules and methods 
  • End point device hardware knowledge (HP, Dell, Microsoft)
  • End point Enterprise management systems - device updates/software install (Microsoft SCCM, McAfee ePO) 
  • Experience working with Group Policy Administration 
  • Advanced knowledge of Windows and Linux-based scripting facilities 
  • Perl, C, VBScript, bash, ksh or Python development skills desired 
  • Experience with automating workflows or system installations.

Systems Administrator - 18231
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.
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