Systems Administrator

Company Name:
Mortenson Construction
Posting Title

System Administrator (IRC10899)

Position Title

System Administrator



Company Description

Founded in 1954, Mortenson Construction is a U.S.-based, privately-held construction company. As one of the nation's top builders, Mortenson provides a complete range of
, including planning, program management, preconstruction, general contracting, construction management, design-build, and development.
Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.
It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade, including Chicago's "101 Best & Brightest Companies to Work For"; Denver Business Journal's "Best Places to Work"; Milwaukee Business Journal's "Top Milwaukee Workplace"; Minneapolis Star Tribune's "Top Workplaces"; Phoenix Business Journal's "Best Places to Work"; and Puget Sound Business Journal's "
's Best Workplaces."
Mortenson has offices in Chicago, Denver, Madison, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Portland, and Seattle with international operations in Canada and China.

Brief Posting Description

Mortenson Construction in Golden Valley is currently seeking to hire an experienced System Administratorwho will help support a mid-sized environment consisting of VMware, Windows Server 2008, Red Hat Linux and NetApp storage. This individual will function in a team environment that manages the ESX hosts, Citrix Server farm, Windows/Linux Servers, and two data centers. Our environment features over 100 physical servers and over 350 virtual instances. Our ideal new team member will possess 5+ years of experience in a System Administrator Role.

Detailed Description

Managing host system, servers, and distributed facilities:
Manage and maintain Windows, Citrix, VMWare, SQL Servers
Monitor system and user processes
Recommend hardware and software as needed to maintain the system
Assist with server backup and restore processes
Maintain virus monitoring and protection on all servers.
Performance Accountability:
Minimum server downtime.
Optimal server performance.
Maintain documentation of server configurations.
Follow change management processes and procedures
Update documentation when changes are made

Required Qualifications

5+ years of experience in a System Administrator Role
Windows Scripting knowledge (vbscript etc)
High level of expertise of Windows Server 2003/2008
Wide Area Network experience (TCP/IP,LAN)/Active Directory

Red Hat Linux or Unix administration
VMWare VSphere , VCenter and SRM
NetApp/ IBM N series storage
HP and Cisco server hardware
Provide high quality customer service
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Works well under pressure in a fast paced environment
Excellent troubleshooting and problem solving skills
VMware certifications (VCP)
Microsoft certifications (MCSE)
Symantec NetBackup experience
Certificate Infrastructure (PKI)
Quantum disk-based backup devices
Citrix XenApp , XenServer, PVS
Linux/Unix Server experience
SSD storage devices

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