Windows System Administrator

  • Orange, CA
  • Full Time
  • Engineering

VPLS Group of companies comprises of numerous ventures from Cloud and Dedicated server hosting to enterprise consulting services. VPLS is seeking an experienced Windows Systems Administrator to manage our customers environment based in Los Angeles.


  • 5+ years of experience as a Systems Engineer / Systems Administrator
  • 5+ years of hands on experience with Microsoft Operating Systems and applications such as Exchange, SQL, Active Directory
  • Solid understanding of networking
  • Solid understanding of Windows Group Policies
  • Experience with LDAP administration
  • Extensive knowledge of MS Active Directory and integration with LDAP and Open Directory
  • VMware Horizon View Virtual Desktop or Citrix XenDesktop and XenApp experience     
  • Knowledge in Microsoft Hyper-V, SCCM, SCOM a plus
  • Knowledge in BackupExec, Veeam Backup and Replication and Zerto software for recoveryThorough knowledge and expertise in performance tuning
  • Expert knowledge in storage technologies such as iSCSI, NFS, CIF
  • Experience withVMware ESX / vSphere / vCloud Director and Suite of product / vMotion / Site Recovery Manager
  • Skill in clustering, load balancing, monitoring and load balancing technologies
  • Skill in the identification of performance problems and implementation of solutions to correct performance problems
  • Skill in conducting tests to newly installed/upgraded software
  • Skill in isolating and resolving complex problems and utilizing appropriate diagnostic tools
  • Ability to estimate, plan, manage, and communicate activities/deliverables of a mid-size project plan
  • Ability to analyze information and formulate conclusions and recommendations
  • Ability to plan and execute a platform change with minimal disruption in service to clients
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in technology or related field
  • Microsoft MCSA / MCSE in Server Infrastructure
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP) 5 or 6
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Company Benefits:

  • VPLS provides health, dental and vision insurance
  • 401k with company matching
  • Paid Time Off