• Enterprise Server Administrator

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Contract W-2 FTE
  • Overview

    MOTIVATED…..make IT happen!

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    Awarded TOP WORKPLACE six consecutive years


    About Us:      


    Sentinel delivers solutions that can efficiently address a range of IT needs – from communications, to data center, to cloud and managed services, which includes our staffing solutions. Since 1982, Sentinel has grown from providing technology maintenance services to our current standing as one of the leading IT services and solutions provider in the US. We have aligned with many of today’s global technology leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Vmware, Dell/EMC, and NetApp. Sentinel services customers both nationally and internationally with primary support operating centers in Chicago, Downers Grove (HQ), and Springfield, IL; Phoenix, AZ.; Ann Arbor, Lansing, and Grand Rapids, MI; Milwaukee, WI; Denver, CO; Atlanta, GA.


    If you are MOTIVATED… you can make IT happen at Sentinel. Our commitment to our employees is to create a work environment that encourages creativity, an entrepreneurial spirit, fosters growth through certification and hands-on training, values a team-oriented culture and rewards based on impact!


    If you are Motivated you can join our team and make IT happen! Learn more at


    Sentinel is looking for an Enterprise Server Administrator to join our client. The Server Administrator will be responsible for developing and assisting management with the overall day to day technical operations of a client’s infrastructure consisting of 1800 servers on various Dell hardware and Virtual Servers on Hyper-V. The ideal candidate will have advanced experience designing and troubleshooting large, complex environments, able to see tasks through to completion and able to learn new skills on the job as demands change. This is a contract opportunity located in Chicago, IL.

    #DNPAJE - Don't Scrape


    • 5+ years of experience working with Windows Server 2008, 2012 and 2012 R2 in a Hyper-V/System Center Virtual Machine Manager within an Enterprise Datacenter/Cloud Hybrid environment
    • Experience with the administration of an enterprise server architecture and implementation and support of hybrid cloud architectures
    • Ability to write and utilize PowerShell scripts to automate tasks
    • Experience with Microsoft Failover Clustering, Host/OS Patching, Migrations, SCOM, DPM and Avamar or similar administration
    • Ability to support enterprise server architecture (EA) governance
    • MCSD (ASA), AWS (CSA), MCSE (Private Cloud, Server Infrastructure), CCNA, ITIL preferred, not required
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
    • The candidate must have a car, as this position requires travel between location and the transportation of equipment
    • A valid driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance will be required
    • Legally authorized to work in the US without sponsorship
    • Must be currently working in a similar position
    • Must demonstrate a “can-do” attitude

    We focus on candidates that display our “ACE” factor – Attitude, Compassion, and Enthusiasm to deliver quality solutions with exceptional customer service.


    What you get:


    We offer an energetic work environment with many corporate culture amenities, competitive pay rate, employer portion of Soc. Security/Medicare paid, medical benefits, 401K retirement savings, discounts for local event entertainment and health clubs.


    As part of Sentinel's employment process, candidates will be required to complete a background check. Only those who meet the minimum requirements will be contacted. No phone calls please.


    Sentinel is proud to be an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, marital status, genetics, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other basis protected by law.


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