Sr. Systems Administrator in Bothell, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 7/25/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Bothell, WA
  • Duration:
    12 weeks
  • Date Posted:
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  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

VOLT is seeking candidates for a Senior Systems Administrator role for our client in Bothell, WA. This is 100%  remote contract role, but candidates Must Be local to WA state.

The Senior System Administrator will participate in the planning, design, installation, monitoring, maintenance, and support of technologies utilized by their department. 

MUST Haves:

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field, infrastructure related certifications will be considered.
  • 5+ years of infrastructure related work experience.
  • Solid experience in Microsoft Windows Server 2019 / 2016 / 2012 / 2008
  • Virtualization with VMware vCenter & vSphere
  • Microsoft Azure
  • High Availability, LACP, Failover technologies

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Maintains server performance at acceptable performance levels, including business proposals for equipment necessary to maintain performance and engaging vendor support where needed.
  • Ensure all deployments follow a Development-Test-Production build cycle, design the implementation for existing deployments where it is not in place.
  • Supervises and develops Operating System patching and update processes and procedures, reporting, documenting and updating deployment and support processes.
  • Maintains datacenter security, access list, and logs.
  • Controls Active Directory structure, implementation of Group Policies, maintains documentation of Active Directory.
  • Engages with Customers, providing additional communications support for System Administrators. 
  • Participates in the Planning, Design, Installation, Monitoring, and support of Windows and Unix based server platforms, VMware/Hyper-V technologies, back-up/communications equipment and server management tools. 
  • Monitors capacity versus utilization for hardware, system throughput, and licensing.  Recommends appropriate actions on a timely basis to avoid performance degradation and/or oversubscription.


  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6/7/8 and Ubuntu Server 12/14/16/18/20, preferred
  • Experience and fundamental knowledge of Networking, preferred
    • VLANs and LAN management
    • Firewall and Network Security
    • WAN, Routing, SDWAN
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Datacenter systems such as Power Redundancy, Environmental Controls, Racking, Wiring, and Networking
  • Experience working with Container technologies, preferred.
  • Scripting skills in PowerShell required and PowerCLI, preferred.

VOLT is an Equal Opportunity Employer