senior system administrator in hyderabad

randstad india
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hyderabad, telangana
Pharma, healthcare & lifesciences
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randstad india

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senior system administrator in hyderabad

We are Hiring Sr System Engineer for our Client. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Implementation and Administration of Windows systems environment running Windows MS Server (2016,2012,2008)
  • In our VMware environment, you will be responsible to develop, manage, and maintain the VMware infrastructure including performance tuning, capacity planning, and policy creation, and disaster recovery testing
  • Build and run scripts (preferably PowerShell) to manage/automate tasks related to VMware and Windows platforms
  • Works with the System Administrators to ensure daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
  • Provide weekly reports of system status, incidents, and alerts to audit committee.
  • Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures for the systems.
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards across the environment
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks.  Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes
  • Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions
  • Monitor daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request
  • Provide Tier II/other support per request from various constituencies.  Investigate and troubleshoot issues
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures.  Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, and resource optimization as required. 
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Reviews and applies OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
  • Upgrade and configure system software that supports Client's infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs.
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures.
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. 
  • Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
  • Maintain data centers environmental and monitoring equipment.
  • Other duties as assigned


Other Attributes:


  • Position deals with a variety of problems and sometimes has to decide which answer is best. The question/issues are typically clear and requires determination of which answer (from a few choices) is the best
  • Manages crisis situations, which may involve security violations or complex technical hardware or software problems


  • Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues. May resolve problems within established practices
  • Strong & clear English communication skills
  • Provides occasional guidance, some of which is technical


Working Conditions/Physical Requirements:

  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, and with little advanced notice
  • Carries an automatic notification device and is available for after-hours on-call support
  • No regular travel required. Less than 10%
  • The position requires the incumbent to lift heavy equipment (>50 lbs.) and work in a temperature-controlled environment
  • Works collaboratively in a team environment with a spirit of cooperation

Report To: Skills Required:-

  • Bachelor (4-year) degree, with a technical major, such as engineering or computer science preferred
  • Systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Microsoft
  • Five to Eight years’ system administration experience
  • Remote data center administration experience
  • Microsoft Server and Desktop Operating administration experience
  • Understanding of computer networking technology
  • VMware working knowledge



VMware, Windows server, Power shell, backups