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Server Technician in Virginia Beach, VA

  • Location: Virginia Beach
  • Type: Contract To Hire
  • Job #495

THIS IS A TEMP TO HIRE POSITION IN VIRGINIA BEACH

Local government contractor looking for an experienced Server Technician. The Server technician will not be limited to handling servers – they may also be required to manage LAN and WAN networks. It is essential for the person working in this position to be highly skilled in processing technology, and the various challenges that it offers.

Responsibilities:

  • Monitor and oversee various server infrastructure components and logs and ensure that they are in sync with protocols
  • Handle network design, configuration, and deployment activities
  • Respond to calls for support through email, phone, and in person, and provide suggestions to resolve issues
  • Monitor servers to determine problems and limitations and provide required solutions
  • Install necessary hardware, software, patches, and security updates to ensure servers stay compliant
  • Server, desktop, laptop, printer, and wireless device troubleshooting and repair using analytic and logical skill to determine problems and implement solutions
  • Wireless Technologies
  • Disaster Recovery administration
  • Technical documentation and record keeping
  • Schedule routine maintenance tasks on assigned servers, to ensure that downtime is eradicated
  • Intervene in situations which require an immediate response such as internal/external virus, malware, and threat actor external threats
  • Assist in a customer service role, by helping users understand and work with new technology
  • Perform cabling and device patch paneling activities, ensuring that all devices and cables are safely secured
  • Ascertain that all systems are kept updated, through operating system upgrades
  • Oversee and monitor web performance, and network availability, and evaluate connectivity issues as and when they arise
  • Monitor server cloud dashboards and check that processes are running correctly and check for errors
  • VOIP Server and other server duties as they arise
  • Continuous education requirement in latest technology and version of server hardware and software, network administration, and related fields

Requirements:

  • Experience with configuring servers (physical & virtual), switches, and VOIP systems
  • Ability to troubleshoot and resolve server (physical & virtual) & network issues
  • Experience with Cisco networks, VMware software, Microsoft Server, Firewalls, MFA, Email, Scripting
  • Experience with Microsoft Server 2019/2016/2012, Windows 11/10/7, and Microsoft Office 365 Productivity Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS for Teams, SharePoint, OneDrive)
  • Experience with 2nd & 3rd level helpdesk, remote support, and VPN technologies
  • Experience with installing and configuring Disaster Recovery technologies
  • Experience with virtualization and imaging technologies
  • Communication skills for remote support and 2nd/3rd tier helpdesk support
  • Able to obtain the CompTIA Security+ and VMware vSphere 7.x certifications within 18 months of hire date
  • Current COVID-19 vaccine
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background/credit check

HOURS: 8AM – 5PM Monday through Friday, overtime possible

LOCATION: Virginia Beach/Norfolk Border

SALARY: $28 based on experience