Systems Administrator

Location: Pittsburgh

Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

An excellent career opportunity is currently available for a Systems Administrator located at our Pittsburgh, PA office. This exciting opportunity is in a high growth environment where you will provide technical analysis and design consulting support from an infrastructure perspective for major business application development, containerization and implementation. The Systems Administrator will act as a resource for Microsoft, Linux, cloud and various virtualization administration, storage area network (SAN) architecture, performance tuning, monitoring and capacity planning. You will manage project and task deliverable commitments, system changes and application rollouts/security patches/upgrades. You will also be responsible for ensuring data resilience through redundant storage systems, backup strategies, business continuity and disaster recovery operations. The Systems Administrator will lead vmWare, Azure and AWS operations.

Position Responsibilities: • Administer, optimize, and manage virtualization and cloud infrastructure of medium to high complexity • Administer storage arrays as well as documents and presents storage criteria and specifications • Identify and mitigate hardware/software issues, performance bottlenecks and overall system health • Optimize storage solutions and communicate storage subsystem performance to customers • Installs new and/or rebuild existing servers as requested, following a standard build process • Contribute to and maintain system standards and develop installation and configuration procedures • Research and recommend innovative and automated approaches to system administration • Perform capacity planning and document system design/configurations • Restore servers and files from backups for disaster recovery and business continuity

Required Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or Associates Degree in Computer Science, Information Science or related field, preferred • 10+ years of infrastructure experience • 2-3 years of Cloud Platforms experience • 2-3 years of network administration or system administration experience • System administration and IT certifications in Linux, Microsoft, or other network related fields are a plus • A proven track record in developing and implementing IT strategy and plans • Strong knowledge of systems and networking software, hardware, and networking protocols • Expert knowledge of security, storage, data protection, and disaster protocols

Additional Qualifications: • Excellent customer service and administrative skills • Computer literacy with MS Office products, and ability to grasp proprietary software • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple competing tasks • Ability to follow policies and procedures • Can-do attitude • Genuine desire to help others • Team oriented mindset, with a strong sense of care and urgency • Desire to embrace our core values: Client Focus, Results, Responsibility & Accountability, Collaboration and Innovation.

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