Contract: 1 year
Location: Woodlands TX, (Houston Metropolitan Area)
Job Title: Digital Enablement Platform Analyst
Pay Rate: $40 per hour
Assists with the design, development and maintenance of the computer and network infrastructure. Prior experience and professional degree required. Entry technician performing Level 3 support. Supports continuous operation of servers running worldwide WAN/LAN network. Skills include monitoring server activity, daily/weekly backups and virus scans
Overview about the Hiring Team & the position: Our team supports the Windows for Process Control infrastructure (servers, network, applications, storage) on L3 network for 6 Upstream sites globally and close to 60 Midstream terminals in Canada, US, AP and Europe.
Besides day-to-day server health monitoring, we are also involved in new site rollout, expansion/upgrade of existing infrastructure and troubleshoot issues with vendors & onsite engineers.
Test & certify new products in the lab, develop associated design, installation, operation, planning & upgrade documents for the product will be part and parcel of the role. Playing a leading role in a project is not unusual.
Day to Day Responsibilities of the Contractor:
The role is similar to a Site Admin providing Server Operations & Technical Support. Tasks include server health monitoring includes reviewing system alerts for any ad-hoc issues resolution, ensuring infrastructure is not end-of-life, licenses are up-to-date and servers have the latest patches.
For the Midstream Operations, candidate is expected to setup the WPC infrastructure for new terminals according to the project timeline. We are adopting Agile and utilizing Kanban for workload management, as such prefer candidates with similar exposure to Agile methodology.
Candidate should possess Computer Science / Computer Engineering degree and preferably an active Site Admin from Server Operations or Systems Engineer who has performed Server Engineering & Technical Support. Familiarity working within a process control environment.
Must-Have Skills / Experience (in order of preference):
1. Working experience in WINTEL platforms (OS v2003/2008, AD, DNS, TS, NTP, FTP, SMS, WSUS, SMTP, MS SQL) 2. Strong in VMWare Virtualization, VCenter, Symantec EndPoint Protection software 3.
Familiar with DELL server hardware including iDRAC, DELL PowerVault storage & CISCO devices Nice to have Skills / Experience
Familiar with batch & VB scripting. PowerShell scripting knowledge would be an added value.
Familiar with any backup hardware e.g. QNAP backup