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Sr System Administrator

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Date: Jul 30, 2019

Location: Mountain View, CA, US

Company: NTT DATA Services

Req ID: 55920 


At NTT DATA Services, we know that with the right people on board, anything is possible. The quality, integrity, and commitment of our employees are key factors in our company’s growth, market presence and our ability to help our clients stay a step ahead of the competition. By hiring the best people and helping them grow both professionally and personally, we ensure a bright future for NTT DATA Services and for the people who work here.


NTT DATA Services currently seeks a Sr System Administrator to join our team in Mountain View, California (US-CA), United States (US).



Job Responsibilities:

  • Support physical and virtual Windows servers, storage devices, and Enterprise Active Directory in central data centers in a coordinated effort with the Linux Engineering, Network Engineering and PMO teams. 
  • Installation, test, operation, and maintenance of SOC development, staging and production systems in accordance with the system security plan (both hardware and software)
  • Creation and maintenance of design, configuration and operations documentation
  • Troubleshoot server, storage, and basic network issues and bring to resolution
  • Maintain accountability of software and hardware licenses, maintenance records, and service agreements

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Computer Science or related field or equivalent years of experience
  • At least 6 years of directly related experience
  • Strong technical knowledge of Windows operating systems and related services:  AD, DNS, DHCP, SQL, IIS, File, Print, DFS backup solutions/services, Terminal services
  • Experience installing, configuring, deploying, and maintaining physical and virtual servers running current versions of Windows Server in an enterprise environment.
  • Active Directory domain administration. (Basic AD Users & Computers) 
  • Experience supporting user endpoint/desktop Windows 10 environments. 
  • Troubleshooting experience using the Event Log, Perfmon, Wireshark, and other common tools.
  • Basic knowledge of SharePoint site management
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to travel up to 15% of the time to other US based NASA centers
  • Must be a US Citizen with ability to obtain a SECRET government clearance 


Desired Skills:

  • One of the following certifications is preferred:
    • Microsoft Technology Associate (MTA) IT Infrastructure
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) Windows Server 2012/2016
    • Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) Server Infrastructure
    • ITIL v3 Foundation Certification is a plus.
  • Experience with scripting (e.g. PowerShell, Perl, batch, etc.) is a plus.
  • Linux/UNIX experience is a plus.
  • Experience with domains where Linux servers authenticate to AD (secure LDAP) is a plus.
  • Deployment and operation of BigFix management software is a plus.
  • Shavlik experience is a plus
  • Experience managing Symantec Endpoint Protection (SEP) service is a plus.
  • Experience working within an enterprise level ticketing system such as ServiceNow or Jira (preferred)



This position is only available to those interested in direct staff employment opportunities with NTT DATA, Inc. or its subsidiaries.  Please note, 1099 or corp-2-corp contractors or the equivalent will NOT be considered. We offer a full comprehensive benefits package that starts from your first day of employment.                                                                                


About NTT DATA Services


NTT DATA Services partners with clients to navigate and simplify the modern complexities of business and technology, delivering the insights, solutions and outcomes that matter most. We deliver tangible business results by combining deep industry expertise with applied innovations in digital, cloud and automation across a comprehensive portfolio of consulting, applications, infrastructure and business process services.


NTT DATA Services, headquartered in Plano, Texas, is a division of NTT DATA Corporation, a top 10 global business and IT services provider with 118,000+ professionals in more than 50 countries, and NTT Group, a partner to 88 percent of the Fortune 100. Visit to learn more.


NTT DATA, Inc. (the “Company”) is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit and business needs.  The Company will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran or marital status, or any other class protected by law.  To comply with applicable laws ensuring equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with a disability, the Company will make reasonable accommodations for the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified individual with a disability who is an applicant or an employee unless undue hardship to the Company would result.




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