Windows Server System Administrator at Aquarian Consult Limited

Aquarian Consult Limited - Our client, MRS is an African conglomerate in diverse activities, yet focused on capturing the entire value chain in oil trading, shipping, storage, distribution and retailing.We are recruiting to fill the position of:Job Title: Windows Server System AdministratorLocation: MRS Tincan, LagosDepartment: Information Technology                             Grade: OfficerReports to: Information Technology ManagerInternal Working Relationship: All Departments, related business units and locations                                 External Working Relationships: OEMs and IT Vendors                   Supervises: Interns (IT Students) ; Help-Desk, vendorsJob SummaryThe System Administrator will be responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure.This individual will participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure.This will individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values, enabling staff, volunteers, and partners.Key Accountabilities                               Responsibilities:Perform timely Patch management as per the Schedule.Deployment of Monthly MS Fixes / PatchesControlled Reboot of all systems after patch applicationRemoval of Patches if issues occurOS software installation of non-mandatory patches and service packs Change Management:Perform Change Management as per the process.Change Raising to facilitate incident resolutionChange Raising to facilitate Problem resolutionChange Review and MonitoringChange Management ReportingChange Review and MonitoringProblem Management:Responsible for preparing RCA document for Severity 1 & Severity 2 calls.Trend analysis of Capacity reportTrend analysis of availability reportProblem Management and RCATrend analysis of tickets and recommendation of improvementIdentifying problem areas and finding out ways to reduce thatDocumentation:Documenting the changes in change management.Document the Incident Report in Incident Management Tools.Creating and updating of technical documentation. Antivirus:Antivirus managementEPO administrationInitiate Outbreak co-ordination teamTroubleshooting of Antivirus DefinitionsResolution of out of date Pattern filesCleaning, deleting and Quarantining affected filesManagement of Performance Monitoring Alerts (false positive)Monitoring and Logging for Security violations   Reporting:Bi-annual capacity report generationReporting on outstanding Problem RecordsGeneration of Monthly Service Level ReportGeneration of Monthly Patch Report.System Administration:Windows OS & AD Incident/Production ManagementInstalling, Configuring and Hardening of Windows ServersInstalling, Configuring and Managing AD / DHCP / DNS Services.AD Replication monitoring and regular health checks to be performedCreating Group Policies and implementation as per standard procedures.RAID Configurations and Disk management utilities tools.Perform Security Health Check of Windows servers and other compliance related activities.The setup and maintenance of new infrastructure of Windows 2012, Windows 2008 Server Edition, Domain Controller, DNS Servers, DHCP Servers, File Server,Controlled shutdown and restart of services and dependenciesConsole operations – verify system availabilityMonthly check of assets against CMDBDaily Operating System alert handling and responseQuarterly / half yearly password maintenance and schedulingTicket Status Check and UpdateRespond to False Positive AlertsIncident Escalation and Progress MonitoringHandling Sev1 Incidents reported by automated alertsHandling Sev2 Incidents reported by automated alertsMonitoring of DHCP ScopesChange and Deletion of DHCP scope entriesChange and Deletion of DHCP ScopesManagement of IP ReservationsMaintenance of DHCP Scope OptionsManagement of DHCP Incidents and AlertsKey Performance IndicatorsHigh Systems Availability.Reduced Complaints from End Users.Timely Incident ReTimely Recovery from DisasterEnd Users’ Competence in System Usage. 

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