Senior Systems Administrator

Location: Pittsburgh, PA

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

The Senior Systems Administrator is responsible for the day-to-day operation and administration of the organizations network (LAN/WAN) environment, server environment, unified communications and virtual environment. This includes, but is not limited to the installation, administration, and maintenance of servers, software, hardware, firmware, routers, switches, WAN optimizers and firewalls. Perform technical analysis of software and hardware using various diagnostic tools to ensure efficient infrastructure operations. Monitors data traffic and controls network performance. Identifies, diagnoses and resolves technical problems related to network failure/integrity and usage of hardware, software and Enterprise applications.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure reliable, secure, efficient and cost-effective use of the company’s internal and external systems
  • Create and maintain documentation and processes to ensure successful server and system deployments
  • Maintain network integrity via standardized server deployments
  • Maintain and manage server storage, performance, and system resources
  • Collaborate with clients, their staff, and third-party IT vendors
  • Maintain a secure and reliable systems architecture
  • Ability to manage large data center customer base (500+ servers)

Education & Experience:

  • Associates or bachelor’s degree, or equivalent combination of training and experience
  • 7+ years of Technical Support experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • MS SQL configuration, implementation and optimization
  • Operating System experience in the following: o Win 8/10, Server 2008, 2012, 2016
  • MS SQL experience with SQL 2008 + above
  • Comprehension of Azure hosting methodology
  • Strong server administration skills with domain configuration and maintenance knowledge
  • Windows server components, including: o Active Directory, Group Policy
  • Experience with GE Centricity and supporting Products; preferred
  • Technology consulting experience; required
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