Title: System Administrator
Reports to: VP of IT
Location: Boston, MA
The System administrator will be responsible for deploying and maintaining Windows and Linux server farms under the supervision of the Vice President of IT. This includes installing, configuring and maintaining the software and hardware of the enterprise systems (85% Windows / 15% Linux). The key role of the System Administrator is to improve the system continuously through innovation, research and development. Careful management, effective communication and cooperation between team members are crucial to make sure the systems operate smoothly and efficiently.
- Extensive knowledge in Microsoft Architecture and Active Directory
- Microsoft 365 Migration expertise and Administration
- Virtualization Deployment and Administration
- Hosting / Data Center Migration experience
- Maintain system efficiency.
- Ensure design of system allows all components to work properly together.
- Make recommendations for future upgrades.
- Maintain System security.
- Analyze and isolate issues.
- Monitor networks to ensure security and availability to specific users.
- Evaluate and modify system's performance.
- Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment, and security.
- Assign configuration of authentication and authorization of directory services.
- Maintain network servers
- Administer servers, backups, software deployment, security updates and patches.
- 3 level Helpdesk support
- Bachelor in Computer Science or related discipline. Relevant experience may substitute for the degree requirement on a year for year basis. 3-5 years minimum work experience in complex systems, implementation, Systems software and support.
- Knowledge of: Programming languages and operating systems; current equipment and technologies in use; Microsoft Server, Mac Server, EMC Storage, Unix system administration, Linux system administration, enterprise backup and recovery procedures, and system performance monitoring tools; effective project management techniques.
- Ability to: Plan, organize and document complex system design activities and to configure systems to be consistent with institutional policies/procedures; communicate technical/complex information both verbally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperation, understanding, trust and credibility; perform multiple tasks concurrently and respond to emergency situations effectively. Self-starter with the ability to work independently.