Job Description
The Systems Administrator supports Windows server technologies and handles Tier 2 escalations from our help desk. Successful candidates will have experience with current Windows server and desktop technologies, virtualization platforms, and provide fast and friendly customer support.

The role is ideal for fast-paced, detailed driven, eager to learn IT professionals with a focus on great customer service to both our staff and external clients. Success in this position requires solid technical depth with Windows Servers and applications. This is considered a Tier 2 technical position.

CIO Solutions is a forward thinking, innovative and growing private Managed Services Provider. Employee development is fostered and supported in a continuous learning environment.

Responsibilities
• Support Microsoft Windows server technologies (Server 2008 R2/2012) operating systems, Exchange, DNS and Active Directory, and virtualization platforms.
• Monitor performance of Windows server and server applications, identify root-cause and resolve issues.
• Monitor network performance and resolve issues such as internet bandwidth problems, ISP issues and firewall / router changes.
• Provide Tier 2 desktop and application support, including new user setups, line of business application support, and hosted application support.
• Produce, maintains and update technical documentation.
• Typical Week: 30% Windows server support, 50% escalated desktop/app support, 10% network support, 5% training and 5% admin/meetings

Qualifications
• Bachelor’s Degree, business related field preferred, or equivalent experience
• 2+ year(s) supporting current windows server and desktop technologies, and client/server applications in a windows based network environment. Specifics include:
o Microsoft Windows Server 2008R2/2012R2 and Exchange Server 2007/2010/2013 (or enterprise mail systems)
o Active Directory, Group Policy
o All current Microsoft Desktop Operating Systems (Vista/7/8)
o Experience with XenApp/RDS or other VDI technologies preferred, but not required.
• Experience with LAN and WAN technology and firewalls (Cisco/SonicWALL)
• Microsoft Certified Professional Status (MCSE or MCITP) preferred
• Valid driver’s license and insurance with reliable transportation. This position will require infrequent local travel.
• Flexibility to accommodate after-hours and weekend client and team member needs
• Participation in a 1 week 24×7 on-call backup rotation, approximately every 2-3 months

What’s In It for You?
• Competitive salary plus semi-annual and annual performance bonus opportunities
• 401K w match
• Health, Dental, and Vision benefits
• Paid vacations and holidays
• Mileage reimbursement
• Super cool technology –never a dull technology day
• CIO Solutions has a strong culture and exceptional core values

We are looking to hire for both our Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo offices.
Please submit your cover letter and resume to: careers@ciosolutions.com