Systems Administrator

Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP
Baltimore, MD
Sep 25, 2020
Oct 03, 2020
Full Time
At Whitman, Requardt & Associates, LLP, we are "People Focused and Project Driven". We have been in business for more than 100 years and we are known for our quality work and quality employees. This is your chance to join our team - help us to design the infrastructure and buildings that improve the world! We are seeking individuals who are eager to work in a fast-paced environment where creativity, energy, and innovation are rewarded with promotions and challenging roles on interesting projects. We are currently seeking a Systems Administrator to work in our Fells Point location in Baltimore, MD. The System Administrator s role is to work as part of a team to ensure the stable operation of the in-house computer network and cloud services. This includes planning, developing, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, optimizing and securing all network hardware, software and communications links. The person will also analyze and resolve end user hardware and software computer problems in a timely accurate fashion and provide end user training where required. Responsibilities include: Manage servers and cloud offerings including email, print, web, database, file and backup servers and their associated operating systems and software as well as all storage systems Manage security solutions including firewall, anti-virus, and intrusion prevention systems. Manage all network hardware and equipment, including routers, switches, hubs, and UPSs Ensure network connectivity of all workstations in all offices Administer and maintain end user accounts, permissions, and access rights Perform server, storage, and security audits Conducts research on network products, services, protocols, and standards Recommend, schedule, and perform network improvements, upgrades, and repairs Maintain confidentiality with regards to the information being processed, stored or accessed by the network. Document network problems and resolutions for future reference Strong oral and written communication skills essential Light travel required Requirements: A 4-year degree relating to Information Technology, or comparable work experience US Citizenship Must be able to lift 40 lbs. Applicant must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record. At least 3 years of experience supporting users and computers systems with a minimum of 1 year of recent experience as a Network Administrator supporting more than 200 computers and 20 servers with a proven proficiency in the following areas is required: Windows Server 2016/2019 installation, configuration, management and support Clear understanding of standards and protocols, including TCP/IP, DNS, and DHCP Outstanding Customer Service oriented attitude Demonstrated experience in implementing and supporting complex, highly integrated systems Proficiency in two or more of the following technologies is required: Managing and supporting cloud-based productivity suites - Office 365 Implementing and/or managing cloud-based collaboration tools (Microsoft Skype for Business/Teams VoIP Phone Management preferred) Cloud-based infrastructure SaaS solutions (Azure AD, Exchange Online and OneDrive Management ideal) Infrastructure and service security design, implementation, and response using on-prem and cloud-based solutions Implementation and/or management of storage solutions (SAN, NAS, etc.) preferably NetApp Active Directory design and management Switching/Routing (Juniper experience is preferred) Backup solution experience preferably Backup Exec and/or Veeam Palo Alto Firewall configuration and maintenance Desired Skills/Achievements: Operational experience with one or more mainstream Linux distributions Willingness to work occasional off-hours and weekends as required Patience and experience in working with both technical and non-technical users Benefits: WRA recognizes that employees play an important role in its success. Our commitment to full-time employees is reflected in the comprehensive benefits package we offer: Competitive salary, Leave accrual and paid holidays, Healthcare benefits, Group Life Insurance, as well as additional optional Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability Insurance, Flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 401(k) Retirement Plan, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Assistance Program, Free parking. WRA is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer and complies with all applicable anti-discrimination laws.

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