Microsoft Active Directory Administrator (3111) Dallas, Texas

Buchanan Technologies is seeking a Microsoft System Administrator/Engineerfor a client in South Dallas. This individual willdesign and implement the upgrade of the existing Microsoft forest and domain from Microsoft Server 2008 to Microsoft 2008 R2 and/or Microsoft Server 2012.

 Document the processes and procedures relating Microsoft Windows environment and various supporting applications.
Detailed weekly time reporting.
Complete all tasks identified by IT-I OSET LAN.

c. Required / Desired Skill Sets:

Comprehensive experience with Microsoft 2008 and 2008 R2 Active Directory architecture design, implementation, maintenance and support for a large scale environment.
Comprehensive experience designing, implementing, maintaining and supporting Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 environment with DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, Global Catalog, and replication between sites.
Must have extensive experience with TCP/IP addressing, subneting, VLANs, routing, TCP and UDP, and firewall rules
Must be have experience with PowerShell scripting.
Must have experience upgrading Active Directory from 2008 to 2008 R2
Familiar with Sphere 4 and 5 implementation, administration, maintenance, and support of VMware ESX and vCenter in large scale environment.
Familiar applying vCenter, ESX, and Windows patches/upgrades.
 Familiar with Management of vCenter ESX clusters, including DRS and HA configurations.
Familiar with vCenter networking concepts including trunking, VLANs.
Familiar with Vmotion, Service Console, iSCSI, and vCenter vDS.
Must have knowledge of Cisco UCS and/or Dell blade server implementation, administration, maintenance, and support.
Comprehensive storage configuration experience for iSCSI and SAN storage, including boot from SAN, VMFS volumes, and RDM.
Familiar hot to create, deploy, and maintain vCenter VM templates.
Must be able plan, coordinate, and communicate with internal and external IT-I customers.

Familiar with EMC PowerPath
Familiar with backing up a VMware environment.
Familiar with Novell SuSe Linux.
Familiar with Cisco networking euqipment