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Systems Administrator
Ref No.: 18-00056
Location: Ridgefield, Connecticut
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 3 Years
 Client located in Ridgefield is in need of a Systems Admnistrator. Firm is an e-commerce venture with operations across the country. This position would be located onsite in their Ridgefield location and there would be limited if any travel. 
System Administrator will act as a key member of the Technical Services and Infrastructure group working on IT integration projects. 

Responsibilities will include proactively monitoring and maintaining all IT related assets and applications. The candidate will also assist with network and infrastructure design and support. As a senior member of the Infrastructure team the candidate will be expected to make improvements to system reliability and performance. The candidate will be required to manage multiple projects and implement solutions quickly with little supervision. The candidate is required to document and complete knowledge transfer of all system changes and enhancements to helpdesk team. Strong communication skills are desired. The candidate will also participate in on-call rotation.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Ability to automate tasks and processes.
  • Experience with Active Directory Administration, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy Administration
  • Office 365 Administration including Skype and SharePoint, Knowledge of PowerShell scripting
  • Use vulnerability assessment tools to Implement scans and manage process of remediating security vulnerabilities.
  • Diagnose system and application issues while engaging with other teams as needed
  • Ability to troubleshoot and learn multiple systems and applications
  • Administration and maintenance of windows 2008\2012\2016 virtual servers using VMware
  • Backup Administration on Virtual and physical servers. (VMware and IBM I Series).
  • Management and troubleshooting of Mitel VOIP systems
  • Monitor network devices and server resources,
  • Provide reports using various tools on application response time and system up time
  • Perform testing of system backup, participate in DRAAS testing
  • Report on all routine maintenance tasks, including backups, server patches, and antivirus updates
  • understanding of computer networks and be able to identify, troubleshoot, and document network connectivity and performance issues.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot MPLS and VPN issues
  • Support the operation of all LAN/WAN related Services according to firm's policies and procedures.
Qualifications & Experience:
  • 8 plus years of system administration experience
  • Experience with IBM I Series
  • Experience with Cisco switches, routers, wireless, and firewalls is a plus
  • 3 years experience with supporting hyper converged technology
  • 2 years of Project Management experience
  • 4 years of scripting experience using PowerShell
  • Experience with SolarWinds and vRealize Ops Manager
  • Knowledge of LAN\Wan technologies, understanding of network protocols
  • Understanding of MPLS, VPN, and network protocols
  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking
  • Any certification is a plus
  • 4-year college degree