Sr. System Administrator

Confidential Company  •  Palo Alto, CA

8 - 10 years experience  •  Technology

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/16/18 by Nicole Driver
Confidential Company
Palo Alto, CA
8 - 10 years experience
Technology
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 06/16/18 Nicole Driver

SENIOR SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR

Position Overview

The Senior engineer will be responsible for our client?s server and networkinfrastructures. The position requires experience in architecting, project management, implementing and maintaining small to medium environments that typically utilize a hybrid of on premise and cloud architecture using VMWare, Microsoft server and Cisco networking components. This is a hands-on role requiring the ability to handle various problems with expertise and exceptional judgment while working with end-users at the highest level within organizations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Implement and manage VMware environment and Windows servers, including patching and upgrades
  • Implement and manage networkinfrastructure such as firewalls, switches, wifi and routers
  • Implement and manage BCP and DR environments, document setup, and perform annual testing
  • Work closely with services providers to monitor systems and resolve issues
  • Manage and collaborate on various IT projects for our clients, including but not limited to:
  • Perform IT audits for new engagements
  • Perform security vulnerability testing including the implementation of the SECs cybersecurity requirements
  • Perform IT work at client?s homes
  • Application selection and implementation
  • Support daily operations onsite and remote for clients
  • Provide high quality support to end users
  • Directing and distributing work among the team
  • Obtaining quotes and ordering equipment, and supplies
  • Available to be on call on weekends and evenings to respond to client requests, or issues on the client's infrastructure
  • Mentoring of junior employees

Required Qualifications and Abilities

  • Minimum 8+ years of general IT experience, including extensive experience in customer-facing roles
  • Operating Systems / Servers: expert in Microsoft Windows Server technology, HP and Dell Servers
  • Infrastructure: experience with VMware, SAN storage, Cisco, and Cisco Meraki
  • Strong problem-solving skills, attention to detail, ability to think creatively
  • Strong time-management and organizational skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to focus and work effectively under pressure
  • Must be able to maintain composure and professionalism in stressful situations
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • High school degreerequired, college degree strongly preferred
  • Experience at a private equity, hedge fund, asset management or investment bank in a similar role is preferred but not required.
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