Desktop Support / Jr. Systems Administrator


Waltham, MA

Industry: Information Services


Less than 5 years

Posted 170 days ago

  by    Rick Johanson

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Desktop Support / Jr. Systems Administrator

We are looking for well rounded Desktop Support candidates to provide support, assist with network and systems administration, and help back up the systems administration team with Windows Server and VMware support.  This role will be a tremendous growth opportunity for an ambitious Desktop Support Specialist who is interested in working their way into systems administration or a systems engineer role.   Excellent work atmosphere and outstanding company benefits including paid training for certifications.

The ideal desktop support specialist will have experience working in a fast paced environment and understands the importance of following through with users.   You will have an opportunity to work directly with senior systems administrators, helping to solve infrastructure challenges as the organization grows.  Excellent communications skills are a must!  This position is slated to be a growth role where you will have the opportunity to lead the team and progress into a hands on manager position.

Special consideration will be given to individuals who have shown consistent growth in their previous positions and exhibit strong potential for promotion within the organization.   Outstanding benefits package to all new hires.  Highly competitive starting salary with two-tiered bonus potential.  Perks include extensive paid training for additional certifications, state of the art offices, 401k, and generous vacation allowance.  


2 - 3+  years of professional experience supporting Windows2008/ 2012infrastructure.

2+ years experience managing VMware and supporting virtualized environments.

Experience installing and troubleshooting issues with PC hardware and software including Office 365 and Google Application Suite

Experience hooking up PC hardware and peripherals

Strong interpersonal skills and client service experience.

Experience with a scriptinglanguage (Python, Powershell for automation) a plus.

Configure software and hardware for secure operation, including installation of security software, software updates, and other configurations as required

Professional certifications desired. 

Bachelor's Degreepreferred or related professional experience.

Keywords: Desktop Support Specialist, Support Engineer, Help Desk Level III, Windows, Linux, Windows Server 2008/ 2012, Active Directory, Exchange, VMware, vSphere, security

Benefits Summary:

Highly competitive compensation and work-life benefits include:

Industry leading starting salary plus bonus program

Comprehensive health insurance: Medical, vision, and dental

Flexible spending accounts

401 (k) retirement savings plan with employer match

Short term and long term disability insurance

Generous vacation plan and additional sick pay, paid holidays, and personal days.

$60K - $100K