Sr. Windows Server Administrator

IT, Irvine, CA, United States

  Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence, division is seeking a Sr. Windows Server Administrator for our Irvine, CA location.

At Hexagon, we strive to help industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Our strength comes from our global footprint and enormous portfolio of advanced industrial sensors, measurement technologies, factory automation, simulation, and analytics tools.  

The Senior Windows Server Administrator supports, and may lead when appropriate, tasks associated with the design, build, implementation, and administration of the On-Premises and Cloud server environment. This includes analyzing and monitoring server performance, troubleshooting server related issues, performing system maintenance tasks, patch management and vulnerability remediation.  The Senior Windows Specialist works as part of the Global server infrastructure team and provides a point of escalation for Regional IT as well as for less experienced colleagues.

  • Supports, and may lead when appropriate, tasks associated with the design, build, implementation, and administration of the On-Premises and Cloud server environment
  • Works with IT management and/or business leaders to deliver allocated server administration tasks within timeframes defined.
  • Monitors and analyzes server performance across the organization and recommend and remedy current and future performance bottlenecks.
  • Conducts OS hardening to required security level.
  • Supports vulnerability remediation activities to server environment as per guidance of the security team and recommends implementation plans when required.
  • Enforces IT security policies, standards & practices
  • Support with incident resolution activities and escalations from Regional IT and other less experienced members of the team.
  • Excellent written / oral communication and presentation skills with the ability to present complex technical topics related to the infrastructure environment to a variety of audiences.
  • Document changes to the systems following company change management policy.
  • Create and maintain complete technical documentation for relevant processes or new features to assist standardization across the company
  • Collaborate with other IT staff, including networking, security, end point and collaboration tools teams, to facilitate effective issue resolution.
  • Monitor and support license compliance and renewal activities for related server environment.
  • Suggest and implement improvements to the environment.
  • Optimize tasks via automation and utilization of available tooling.
  • Maintain accurate Asset Management and Knowledge Base
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, computer science, information security or related field and/or 7+ years equivalent work experience.
  • One or more of the following certifications preferred:
    • MCSE/ MCSA Certification
    • Azure Administrator Associate
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in Windows System Administration
  • Good understanding of TCP/IP Networking concepts, DNS, DHCP
  • Ability Install/Upgrade Windows Operating Systems and Servers
  • Ability to configure physical servers and RAID
  • Experience with VMware and Hyper-V hypervisor
  • Knowledge of File Share and NTFS Permissions
  • Knowledge of Active Directory (on-prem and Azure DC)
  • Knowledge of User / Group administration in AD
  • Knowledge of Administration of NetApp File servers
  • Knowledge of Veritas & Veeam Backup
  • Knowledge of syslog/rsyslog
  • Knowledge of OS Server hardening
  • Expert PowerShell, perl/python scripting
  • Expert on Patch Management and Vulnerability Remediation (Process and Tools)
  • Knowledge of Azure IAAS – Virtual machine, Storage accounts, Network Security Groups, VNETs
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of DevOps
  • Linux administration
  • Server migration experience

At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it. Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.  

We strive to attract the most talented and dynamic individuals in their fields because our success is in our people! Our culture encourages independent thinking and a team mentality. And we offer a competitive benefits package that’s second to none!  

Exceptional medical, dental, vision insurances 
Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) 
401k with employer match 
Generous Paid Time Off (PTO) 
Tuition Reimbursement 
Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer ► M/F/Vet/Disability ► E-Verify Participant  
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About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

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