Job Description

TCI has an immediate need for a Server Administrator in St Paul Park, MN. This is not a Corp2Corp opportunity. This is a long-term contract opportunity with the possibility of hire. In addition to competitive, market-rate based pay, TCI provides all our Consultants with Comprehensive Medical/Dental Insurance, 401k, Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability benefits.

Please note that this position requires US Citizenship or Permanent Residence.

SUMMARY

Our enterprise level Client is the largest transportation fuels refiner in the Nation. Our Client is looking for candidates who seek a lifelong career opportunity with a very profitable company currently experiencing growth within the oil and gas industry. Contract job opportunities could lead to a permanent position with the company for the proven individual. IT is a key asset and our Client offers cross training opportunities throughout their business structure and highly values contractors.

The Server Administrator is responsible for providing operational and technical support the server and/or network environments. This position is part of a small team responsible for providing technical and operational support for Windows OS servers & Local Area Network.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Primarily will perform administration and trouble-shooting of Windows servers, the local area network (LAN), and its components. Includes activities such as daily server backups, anti-virus protection, Group Policy, VMWare, and more.
  • Work on a team to coordinate and/or implement changes to server and network infrastructure. This would include the configuration of Cisco Firewalls, Cisco switches and sometimes older technologies that exist within the refinery.
  • Administer Servers and LAN Networks. Support of these 24/7 Systems require applicant to be on-call should problems arise. Ensure backups and changes to systems are performed according to company directives.
  • Maintain appropriate controls, documentation, and business recovery plans for the refinery site local area network and other computer systems. Maintain other technical specifications to insure compliance with corporate and refining standards and procedures.
  • Analyze user and management requirements in recommending appropriate business solutions. Requires strong verbal and written communication skills in dealing with all levels of refining employees to define requirements and communicate recommendations.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as requested by immediate supervisor.
  • Coordinate and/or implement corporate security directives that pertain to the DCS LAN. A firm understanding of complex security principles is required.
  • Coordination and/or implementation of hardware and software & ensuring corporate standards are applied
  • Upgrades, problem tracking, management and resolution.
  • Provide analysis and management of the ref Windows server systems, network topology and personal computer integration
  • Formulates recommendations and performs testing, change control, installation, integration, diagnostic analysis and return to service of the local area network, peripheral computer equipment and personal computers
  • Develops and coordinates system and procedural documentation of the refinery site logical and physical infrastructure. Position requires demonstrated initiative, broad knowledge of various systems, professionalism and excellent customer service/interpersonal skills

REQUIREMENTS

  • 4+ years of experience in IT Infrastructure administration.
  • Windows Server (2016/2019), Workstation (Windows 7, 10), and/or Network support, administration and Log Monitoring experience is required.
  • A firm understanding of computing security and reliability practices is required.
  • Strong written, verbal communication, and time management skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Associates degree or higher in Computer Science, Information Systems, or related field.
  • Previous experience in OT, Honeywell Experion, Emerson DeltaV, SCADA, or Refining environment beneficial.
  • Experience with Security Information Event Management (SIEM) a plus.
  • Experience with configuration of Cisco, Sonicwall, Tofino, or Checkpoint devices is a plus.
  • Microsoft, VMware, and/or Cisco certifications are a plus.

Application Instructions

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