Windows Systems Administrator – Sacramento CA (1 YEAR +)

We have an urgent requirement for a long term contract opportunity with one of the leading IP-based software solutions company. They need a rock star Windows Systems Administrator for their current project.


This is a long term contract role expected to go for a minimum of 1 year.

Location: Sacramento CA

Openings: 1

Target Start Date: ASAP


You will provide expert level setup, installation and configuration of IBM BladeCenters. You will provide operating system configuration and support in order to provide sustainable, stable and secure enterprise level servers including backup, recovery, performance tuning, upgrades/patches, maintenance, troubleshooting, permissions and file sharing.


Here are the skills needed for this role:

·         Advanced level experience with Microsoft Active Directory.

·         Ability to write basic scripts using shell scripting or Perl.

·         Experience with SNMP, NFS, SMB, DHCP, DNS.

·         Familiarity with Oracle, DB2, Microsoft SQL Server.

·         Ability to troubleshoot HTML, JSP, JavaScript, and Web Service application.

·         Advanced networking skills, Cisco switching and router configuration.


Essential Skills

  • Candidate must excel at troubleshooting and solving difficult problems; must have system administration skills with methodical debugging techniques and the ability to troubleshoot issues with good engineering rigor. This position is not a software development position. Position requires the ability to be flexible, and operate in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment. Good communication skills and trouble shooting skills are also required.

  • Ability to interface well with storage administrators, network administrators and developers.

  • System administration skills of Windows server platforms 2003 and 2008 in a large scale enterprise environment or large datacenter environment.

  • Expert level experience with VMware ESX server, Lab Manager, Virtual Infrastructure Client. IBM Blade Center setup, configuration and management.

  • Ability to configure and implement Boot from SAN or Boot from iSCSI

  • Experience managing SQL server in a farm environment.

  • Expert level experience with Windows server performance monitoring, tuning and troubleshooting

  • Installation and support of server hardware for both blade and chassis to include processors, memory, controller cards, HBA (host based adapter) and network cards.


Technical Skills

  • VMware ESX server

  • IBM BladeCenter

  • IBM System X servers

  • MS Windows Server 2003 and 2008

  • Cisco switching and routing

  • Tivoli Monitoring


If you are interested in this opportunity, please email me your most update resume:, I look forward to connecting with you on this and/or other opportunities. I am always looking to network, so if you are in the market or just interested in hearing about future opportunities, please send me a current resume along with your hourly compensation requirements. Also, feel free to check out my blog which has other job opportunities:


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Blackstone Technology Group

Blackstone is a global provider of contingent and direct staffing solutions. Our seasoned staffing professionals have a successful history of servicing the toughest demands of our staffing clients. Our agile and customized-to-client approach ensures that we meet our client’s specific needs and that we adapt to and fully support our client’s way of doing business. We source skilled professionals for our clients to fill their current labor gaps for a specified period of time, and as desired by our clients, provide the option of contractors to be converted to full time.  Additionally, we help our clients in sourcing full-time professional candidates across a wide range of professional backgrounds and associated skill sets.


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