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System Administrator
Ref No.: 17-07246
Location: San Francisco, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 08/09/2017
Title: System Administrator
Duration: 3+ Month Contract 
Location: San Francisco, CA 94104
Rate: DOE

  • Support Network infrastructure including configuration changes, monitoring and troubleshooting including Cisco Routers, Firewalls, Switching and Wireless
  • Support Cisco Collaboration & Voice infrastructure
  • Software and hardware support of infrastructure both on-prem and cloud hosted including backups and monitoring
  • Assist with the support of internally hosted and SaaS based software such as Duo, Slack, Google Apps, Office 365, Jira, Confluence, etc.
  • Develop and update documentation and knowledgebase articles in relation to IT systems
  • Assisting with scoping and execution of projects to continually improve the IT environment
  • Out of hours / weekend work may be required.
  • Maintaining device management systems to ensure devices are compliant with company policies

Sample Projects:
  • Identify requirements for a new Software product and deploy including the creation of VMs, configuring monitoring & backup, developing documentation
  • Administration (patching & updating) of infrastructure; monitoring software, network hardware, etc.
  • Installing and configuring system monitoring solutions for interrupt based notifications of issues
  • Network access, security, and wireless system deployment for new location
Necessary Skills and Experience:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn new things quickly, and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Proven track record troubleshooting critical issues and providing excellent user support
  • Strong desire to automate repetitive tasks and investigate any problem
  • At least 3 years working in an IT environment
  • Experience managing heterogeneous environments of Windows, OSX & Linux servers
Beneficial Skills and Experience:
  • Experience with Cisco Collaboration (Video & Voice)
  • Knowledge of SIEM
  • Experience designing / deploying & managing infrastructure in AWS
  • System automation using Chef / Puppet / Ansible
  • Powershell / Bash scripting to Automate Everything!
  • Experience scaling small environments

Software in use: (That would be a huge help if the candidate had existing experience with)

Must Have:
AWS - Primarily (EC2, VPC, RDS, S3)
Ansible - Or (Salt, Puppet, Chef) + Python experience

Nice to have:
VMWare vCenter (Migrating off of but still in prod)
Cisco Meraki
Cisco Spark / WebEx
JAMF Casper
Citrix Netscaler
Citrix VDI
Okta, Duo, Google Suite, Salesforce, Druva, Samanage, Jira, Confluence

If qualified and interested please send your latest resume and your best phone number to