Systems Administrator - Wintel

  • 06 Nov 2020
  • Sydney
  • Contract
  • Large Enterprise Enviornment
  • Wintel / VMware Environment
  • 6 Month Contract - View to extend
Our Client, a well know brand in the IT Infrastructure space is seeking to appoint a Wintel Systems Administrator to join the existing team on a 6 month initial contract basis with opportunity to extend based on business requirements and performance.
The Clients environment includes:
  • Approx 80 infrastructure servers evenly split across Production and Lab Networks.
  • Lab network comprises over 2000 virtual and physical machines for testing and development
  • Predominantly VMWare Virtualisation.
  • Predominantly Windows Active Directory.
  • 150 Software Developers and Supporting Staff.
  • Backup - CommVault, Dell Tape Library, Acronis, Veeam.
  • Antivirus – Mix of McAfee ePO, Windows Defender and Symantec VirusScan Enterprise.
  • Windows 10 PC (90%) and Apple MacBooks (10%).
  • Dell Servers and Workstations.
  • Cisco and Dell Switches and Routers.
Selection Criteria:
  • Australian Citizenship or Permanent residency essential
  • VMWare vSphere – Comfortable logging into vCenter Admin Console to check on status of running VMs.
  • Microsoft Active Directory – Comfortable logging into Active Directory to check on status of user accounts and group memberships. Troubleshoot AD permissions assigned to network shares and resources.
  • Knowledge equivalent to Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification – Windows Networking, Installing and Configuring Windows 2012-2016, File and Print Services, Remote Desktop Services, etc.
  • Microsoft Windows 10 OS.
  • Networking Fundamentals – TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, Routing and Switching, Subnets, etc.
  • Security and Compliance – Windows Software Update Services (WSUS), Antivirus and end-point protection (no particular vendor), adhering to corporate policies and standards, security audits.
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery Concepts – Full vs incremental backups, tape rotation for offsite storage, backup of virtual machines, etc.
Please email your resume in word format to and contact me on 02 8088 1800 / 0413 854 550 for more information. Please also send me a LinkedIn invite for regular job updates across Australia.