Senior Systems Administrator

Fremont Bank   •  

Hayward, CA

Industry: Accounting, Finance & Insurance

  •  

8 - 10 years

Posted 126 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Overview

The Sr. Systems Administrator is responsible for establishing/improving appropriate systems management processes. This position is responsible for helping manage over 400 virtual servers. Responsibilities include systems planning, design, installation, patching and optimization of Windows servers.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Gathering requirements, designing, implementing and managing windows servers
  • Performs operating system installation and performance tuning
  • Administers and designs storage solutions
  • Coordinates the testing and implementation of solutions
  • Prepares, analyzes, revises, and updates reports to be more useful and efficient, and furnishes reports as necessary
  • Recommends and implements techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices
  • Acts within scope of authority and consistent with company objectives, guidelines, policies, and practices
  • Keeps abreast of current trends and practices in field of expertise
  • Assists users with questions regarding systems/applications
  • Updates and maintains reference manuals (internal and otherwise)
  • Provide day-to-day technology support and general systems management (user/group management, license management, systems configuration, etc.)
  • Performs routine security and configuration audits
  • Performs a wide range of system administration duties, including support of corporate enterprise applications, databases, laptops, servers and network equipment
  • Leverage the internal help-desk support systems and processes to ensure that IT issues impacting employees worldwide are quickly resolved
  • Proactively oversee the monitoring of all IT devices, applications and services using a combination of tools, including Microsoft SCCM, Solarwinds Orion
  • Strong knowledge of VMware and Citrix Xendesktop administration is required
  • Propose and implement system enhancements (software and hardware updates) that will improve the performance and reliability of the system
  • And other responsibilities as defined by the IT Manager

Minimum Qualifications

  • B.S in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Current Microsoft MCSE and VMWare VCP/VCAP certification a plus
  • Must be available for on callsupport of 24x7 operation rotation
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, WINS, SNMP, Active Directory, SSL, IIS, SQL, WSUS, SCCM
  • Should have 3+ years of experience with planning, deploying and administration of Exchange, VMWare vSphere, Citrix Xendesktop, and NetApp or Tegile storage
  • Should have 7+ years of experience administering Windows Servers and Active Director infrastructure in medium to large organizations
  • Strong scripting and automation experience (PowerShell, VB) highly desired
  • Understanding of IT management frameworks (such as ITIL and COBIT) preferred 
  • IT experience in the banking industry and with FiServ environments a plus
  • Strong ability to follow written procedures and meeting timelines
  • Strong problem solving, troubleshooting and debugging skills
  • Excellent customer service, communication and presentation skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills