Candidates seeking Windows System Administrator jobs need to monitor all system specific alerts and assess the cause of complex issues and resolve them in system hardware and software. For a Windows System Administrator job, employers look for graduation in Computer Science or equivalent. Certifications preferred are from Cisco, Microsoft (MCDST, MCTS, MCP, MCSE), VMware, Citrix etc. The preferred candidate for this job should have a strong technical background in virtualization, LAN infrastructure, Microsoft server & client technologies, email platforms, mobile management and cloud-based solutions. Windows System Administrator usually has experience on various Windows Servers like Windows 2008, 2008 R2, 2012 and 2012 R2. Candidates can have knowledge of Routers / Switches / Wireless like CyberRoam, Cisco, Netgear etc., Security systems like AV (BitDefender), OpenDNS, SentinelOne etc. Windows System Administrator Job environment requires aspiring candidates to work in a fast-paced and challenging role. Soft skills for Windows System Administrator Jobs include excellent analytical, verbal and written communication skills. Roles and responsibilities of Windows System Administrator might involve configuration, setup, management and administration of production & QA environments. The part of everyday job activities of Windows System Administrators is the implementation of change requests, troubleshooting issues, installing software, network management, configuration updates, performance tune-ups and so on.