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Sr. Network Administrator (AWS/SaaS)
Ref No.: 18-00187
Category: Technology
Location: New York, New York
Position Type:Direct Placement
Experience Level: 4 Years
Start Date: 08/01/2017
Pay Rate : $ 120,000.00 - 125,000.00 /Year
Sr. Network Administrator (AWS/SaaS)
Location: Midtown Manhattan
Salary: 120-125K+Bonus
Reports to VP, Information Technology

MUST HAVE THE FOLLOWING SKILLS:
~Be a solutions type thinker to figure out things out on your own.
~The Passion to keep up with best practices on all things network.
~Responsible for managing MSPs of SaaS software running within the network.
~Broad based background from a small to a mid-size company where you have owned Windows Servers, Firewalls, Security, VMWare, Email, etc.


Key Goals & Objectives:
The Sr. Network Administrator/Manager is responsible for monitoring, installation, configuration, administration, troubleshooting and maintenance of the technology infrastructure. This role will provide leadership and technical expertise to ensure stable, efficient and secure operations. The candidate will be familiar with infrastructure best practices and trends and regularly make recommendations to improve our capabilities. The candidate will be responsible for completing projects on time, on budget, and at the required level of quality. The role requires attention to detail, organization, and problem-solving to drive progress, ensure transparency, remove impediments, and mitigate risks. The candidate will be expected to provide a leadership role within the IT organization and have the requisite communications and presentation skills.

Specific Responsibilities:
  • Design, implement and support operations of Windows server environment, including monitoring performance, patching, and disaster recovery.
  • Manage Amazon AWS cloud infrastructure, including EC2, S3, Aroura, and redshift.
  • Manage global Active Directory infrastructure including Azure AD
  • Administer Microsoft Office365 Cloud Services
  • Manage backups of on-site physical and VMWare environments as well as cloud infrastructure.
  • Lead the design and implementation of new infrastructure projects in both the NY and regional offices.
  • Manage global deployment of Meraki Firewalls and WiFi environment.
  • Maintain Cisco Call Manager and Call Center voice environments.
  • Stay on top of security best practices for infrastructure
  • Stay on top of industry best practices and trends to ensure LHW infrastructure remains secure and flexible to support the business strategy.

Requirements & Experiences:
  • 8-10 years' experience in System Admin Network role or equivalent capacity required
  • Experience in supporting/configuring MS Office365 Exchange and collaboration platform
  • Experience with PowerShell or similar scripting language
  • Experience in working with cloud platforms (AWS preferred)
  • AWS certification a plus
  • Experience in managing Cisco switches
  • Experience managing Cisco Call Manager or similar VOIP environments
  • Experience building and managing VMware environments
  • Experience managing NetApp filers
  • Experience managing Meraki Firewalls and WiFi environments
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong presentation skills
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Bachelor's degree strongly preferred
  • Work from NY office, with the ability to travel up to 10%

Skills & Abilities:
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Energetic, positive, creative, frank, clear, and diplomatic
  • Ability to work with geographically distributed teams
  • Able to successfully delivery projects that include strategy, technology, change, and training components
  • Able to hold vendors accountable while fostering positive working relationships
  • Able to quickly identify potential business & technology risks, and propose solutions
  • Self-sufficient: Able to initiate, prioritize, and complete assignments with little supervision
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and willing to take risks and try innovative ways of solving problems
  • Happy to wear multiple hats

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