Responsible for the management and maintenance of clients’ Infrastructure. Including the participation in and oversight of the daily up keep and administration of companies’ storage, server, and virtual infrastructures.
Responsible for the design, planning, implementation, and maintenance of companies’ infrastructure and architecture.
Will be expected to show leadership to and mentor less experienced engineers.
Specific responsibilities include:
Design, install, configure, maintain/patch, and perform system integration testing of Microsoft Operating Systems.
Troubleshooting escalated server, software, and hardware issues within both corporate and platform environments.
Recommend, schedule, and implement system hardware and/or software upgrades or repairs.
Determine solutions to remediate recurring problems or automate recurring tasks.
Analyze and understand business requirements to insure optimal server architecture and infrastructure are put in place to assure high availability and recoverability.
Monitor server environment for proactive assessment of performance and identification of potential resource bottlenecks using various monitoring tools (commercial and opensource)
Perform capacity planning, performance optimization, and preventative maintenance duties such as backup/recovery and tuning.
Research, evaluate, and recommend technology products and services.
Provide training and support to users.
Participate in project activities and planning.
Develop and maintain system tools and scripts for automating or simplifying system administration tasks.
Establish and maintain contact with vendors for maintenance and service.
Participate in the creation and maintenance of system administration best practices, technical standards, policies, and documentation.
Responsible for development and documentation of corporate policies and procedures as related to network, system, and device use and security.
Responsible for the overall design and growth of local and wide area networks.
Provide second level help desk support. This requires resolution of user and network issues beyond the first level help desk expertise or security capabilities.
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or related field, plus five (3-5) years of progressively responsible experience in systems administration. Experience includes five (3-5) years of most of the following (experience may be gained concurrently):
Virtualization environments (VMware ESX, AWS instances, Azure VMs, ZEN, or other technologies)
Storage environments (EMC SAN VMAX, NetApps, AWS S3/Glazier, Azure Blob)
Windows environment (Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Group Policies, etc.)
Linux Environments (CentOS, Ubuntu, RHEL, etc.)
F5 / Cisco Load Balancer and firewalls
Email systems (Microosft Exchange, Office 365, Google GSuite, Postfix, Sendmail, Etc.)