Systems Administrator

Employer
Technical Resources International
Location
Bethesda, MD
Posted
Jul 29, 2021
Closes
Jul 31, 2021
Ref
2143123189
Hours
Full Time
Responsibilities: Participate in and support capacity planning and the development of long-term strategic goals for systems and software in conjunction with end-users and department managers.Manage all operating systems and end-user software.Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the IS Support teamEnsure the integrity and security of enterprise data on host computers in accordance to business needs and industry best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.Manage end user accounts, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.Perform network and security audits.Perform and test routine system backups and restores.Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on servers, input/output fleet, and workstations. Escalate incidents, as necessary.Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation and technical specifications information.Support application development teams throughout project lifecycles.Analyze system, server, application, network, and input/output device performance.Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases.Conduct research on emerging products, services, protocols, and standards in support of systems software procurement and development efforts.Create required reports in response to business user needs.Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure software products and services.Develop, document, and maintain policies, procedures and associated training plans for system administration and appropriate use. Requirements: 5+ years related experienceBachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience. Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including VMware ESXi, Windows Server 2012R2, Windows Server 2016 and Windows Server 2019.Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls and Active Directory.Strong knowledge of server virtualization strategies, VMWare or Microsoft Azure experience preferred.Strong knowledge of local area network administration.Hands-on software and hardware troubleshooting experience.Experience with data management.Experience documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.Good understanding of the organization's goals and objectives.

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