Senior Systems Administrator

IPG MediaBrands   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 296 days ago

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Position Summary

This position is for a Senior Systems Administrator, responsible for providing 3rd-level Infrastructure support. They should possess strong technical knowledge and be able to use that knowledge to analyze and resolve technical issues efficiently with minimal supervision. This position requires very strong communication and organizational skills with a focus on customer service and problem solving. This includes the importance of using good judgment regarding standardization of environments and completion of projects within timelines. They require excellent communication and problem solving skills along with project planning and project lead experience. This person should be a source for improving ideas and be capable to document solutions and systems. Interaction with multiple project teams is paramount to the success of the candidate. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, a self-starter and self-reliant with a desire to learn.

Essential Functions

  • Strong Knowledge of virtualization technologies (VMWare and Hyper-V)
  • NetApp storage management: Clustered OnTap, Data volumes, DR Archives and remote backup to disk
  • Strong knowledge of backups: Commvault software. Spectra Logic tape library.
  • Work with 3rd party media application vendors on software maintenance, support and updates
  • Datacenter management: Management of Server and NetworkInfrastructure
  • Off-hours emergency IT support
  • Perform installation and configuration of software including operating systems, patches, and 3rd party products across the Windows2012 and 2016 server platforms
  • Active Directory administration : Management of DNS, DHCP, WINS, Account & Group Management, Group Polices and Trust Relationship
  • Participate or lead various IT projects
  • Recommend and devise implementation strategies for products that will enhance and support business objectives
  • Amazon Web Services: Managing Servers and storage in AWS
  • Remote monitoring and management of system alerts and notifications



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Work Experience:

  • 4+ years in technology sector


  • A proven track record of implementing and supporting VMware based Infrastructure across a broad technology base
  • Strong SAN administration experience, ideally NetApp FAS, Clustered OnTap, E Series and HP.
  • Ability to complete tasks/projects within timeframes assigned
  • PowerShell Scripting
  • Knowledge of Video conference systems and technology
  • Strong communication skills with a focus on customer service
  • Use external information to research and resolve issues
  • Knowledge of Office 365 Applications and Tools
  • Document and adhere to all departmental standards, processes, and enterprise policies
  • Citrix NetScaler & Xenapp administration and Citrix server maintenance
  • The ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and basic project management skills
  • Ability to manage multiple constituencies, issues, priorities and goals
  • Document solutions to technical problems

Tracking Code : 20149447