Windows System Administrator

Full-time
The Pasha Group
IT position based at our Corporate Office in San Rafael, CA
Description
About The Pasha Group
Join The Pasha Group, a trusted name in global logistics and transportation since 1947. As a family-owned company, our mission is to lead in delivering customized, cost-effective services to the automotive, maritime, and relocation industries. We invest in our employees, technology, and facilities to enhance productivity and ensure quality. At The Pasha Group, our culture promotes individual talent, mutual trust, and lifelong learning, offering diverse career paths, development opportunities, and flexibility. Enjoy a range of benefits, including competitive compensation, comprehensive insurance programs, 401K with Profit Sharing, and employee discount programs. Join us in serving communities where we work and live, and be a part of a company where your satisfaction is fundamental to our business.
Here’s more about the job:
The Windows Systems Administrator is primarily responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining physical and virtual operating systems to ensure continuous optimal performance of enterprise systems and provides second level support.
Primary Objectives
  • Support and manage life cycle of Windows servers and workstations.
  • Recommend and implement improvements of systems through the implementation of new technology or maximizing the efficiency of existing technology systems.
  • Develop procedures and work instructions which support the organization’s operational and security requirements.
  • Maintain and support the integrity of the operating system environment and various computer systems.
  • Perform systems maintenance, backups, patches, and deployments.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Administer, organize, and maintain Azure Active Directory (Entra ID) ensuring secure access, implementing authentication policies and managing MFA and SSO.
  • Utilize Microsoft Intune Configuration Manager for efficient software deployment and device provisioning.
  • Use System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) to create, develop, and deploy workstation images, create software packages, and perform system deployments.
  • Patch and maintain servers and workstations using Intune and 3rd party patch management systems.
  • Administer, install, and troubleshoot hardware, peripherals, services, directories, storage, and components in accordance with standards and operational requirements.
  • Participate in installs, upgrades, and decommissions of designated systems, products, and infrastructure.
  • Schedule, perform, and monitor daily system backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media. Perform data recovery as needed.
  • Participate in weekly rotations of after-hours on-call support.
  • Track, prioritize, document, communicate, and resolve support requests using ServiceDesk ticket system.
  • Participate in daily operational and security monitoring of the server systems.
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted groups.
  • Monitor and maintain software licensing and maintenance agreements.
  • Participate on project teams.
  • Manage physical servers and VMs in accordance with corporate standards and procedures.
  • Provide first and second tier technical support.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive documentation detailing system configurations, procedures and processes.
  • Automate tasks using PowerShell.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field or equivalent combination of coursework and experience in directly-related field preferred
Required Work Experience
  • 3+ years relevant Microsoft Windows system administration experience required
  • 3+ years of advanced administration of virtualized environments with corporate management software required
  • 3+ years of administration of Microsoft Azure Active Directory and Office365 systems required
  • 3+ years using PowerShell to automate management of systems required
  • 3+ years of proficient administration of Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager including Intune required
  • Applied experience in administration of Windows 2012, 2016, 2019 servers required
  • Experience using imaging, scripting, remote access tools, consoles, and desktop management tools strongly preferred
Must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, except as prohibited by law.
The information included in this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive or exhaustive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
The applicable salary range is aligned to one of 5 zones according to a cost of labor index for the geographic location of the role. Starting pay for the successful applicant will depend on a variety of job-related factors, which may include related experience, education and training, location, business needs, or market demands. The expected salary range for this role is set forth below. Ranges may be modified in the future.

Zone 1: Starting rate $43.00 up to $59.60 for highly qualified candidates.

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