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Systems Administrator in New York, NY at Risk Strategies

Date Posted: 10/8/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:  

The Systems Administrator is responsible for the upkeep, configuration, and reliable operation of the company’s computer systems.  These systems consist of physical, virtual, cloud based, and hybrid servers and applications. The Systems Administrator will seek to ensure that the uptime, performance, resources, and security of the systems managed meet and exceeds the needs of the company, users, and IT. 

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Strong work ethic with the ability to multitask is required, able to work with minimal supervision, and report into the Network Services Manager based out of NY.
  • Strong communication, documentation, and analytical skills.
  • Interface and coordinate with other departments and staff to accomplish your tasks.
  • Install, support, and maintain server, network infrastructure.
  • Document and maintain system administration procedures and policies.
  • Reviews, evaluates, and recommends server and software components/projects that will yield cost effective and/or competitive advantages.
  • Ability to manage/document projects from beginning to end, set scheduling and deadlines, and coordinate with vendors
  • Evaluate Software and create proposals based on recommendations and comparisons


Job Requirements

Technical Skills / Experience:

  • Strong experience with VMWare administration, templates, and managing VDI environments
  • Expert knowledge in the install, configuration, and support of all versions of Windows Server with experience in patching, migrating, and upgrading servers
  • Experience with organizing/maintaining and migrating active directory domains,
  • Use, Design, and Management of AD Group Policy
  • Experience with file servers, DFS, Shadow Copy, permissioning
  • Experiencing setting up and managing MS Exchange, working with PowerShell
  • Experience with mail journaling/ filtering and secure transport products
  • Expert knowledge in analyzing logs and troubleshooting issues related to server performance
  • Microsoft SQL server setup and administration, log management
  • Experience with deploying, configuring, and managing AV/UTM solutions to prevent, contain, and eliminate threats to the infrastructure and users
  • Experience with DHCP, DNS, Certificates, SSL
  • Experience with enterprise backup software, replication
  • Use and knowledge of Cloud/SaaS technologies focusing on migrations, support, and management
  • General knowledge of common networking protocols (e.g. OSPF, EIGRP, Spanning-Tree, IP, Ethernet)
  • Manage, support and ensure exceptional delivery of technology infrastructure services, including but not limited to WAN, LAN and WLAN, IP telephony, telecommunications, and networks, including firewalls, switches and data center technologies

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science/ Engineering or related experience
  • 5+ years of experience performing server, deployments, patching, systems support, project planning, and systems management
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Expert documentation skills
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to a fast paced growing and evolving business
  • Ability to travel as required