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System Administrator

Company: ePlus Technology Inc.
Location: Rockville
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Role Summary: The company is looking for a full-time Systems Administrator. In this role, you will be responsible for providing technical support and deploying, configuring, administering, updating and monitoring cloud network resources such as servers, routers, and firewalls, software deployments, security updates and patches. Duties and Responsibilities: Providing administration, maintenance, configuration, and ongoing support for Microsoft Windows Server environment including Active Directory, DNS, DHCP and Group Policy Objects. Experience with AD and Azure Cloud AD. Diagnosing, troubleshooting and resolve software and hardware problems across all server platforms including Windows networking services and protocols. Performing Linux & Windows administration, managing test and production environments running in virtual and cloud environments. Performing day-to-day duties including regular system and database backups, review of security scans and audit logs, review system health (including upgrades, security hardening) and OS patching. Leveraging IT automation tools to improve the security, reliability, and maintenance of Linux systems. Managing and monitoring all installed systems and infrastructure. Maintaining security, backup and disaster recovery strategies. Resolving complex enterprise system hardware and software problems; collaborate with peer teams and vendors to coordinate solutions. Creating of metrics and dashboards related to Windows/AD infrastructure. Engaging with IT leadership to ensure our efforts in the Windows/AD environments appropriate align with security objectives and standards. Maintaining security, backup and disaster recovery strategies. Formulating and maintaining precise documentation of IT standards, systems implementations and configuration details. Managing and monitoring Vmware environment. Managing and monitoring SAN and NAS storage. Maintaining backup and disaster recovery strategies. Performing other duties as assigned. Requirements Technical Requirements: Hands on experience with administering Microsoft Office 365, Google G Suite (including Google Drive), Atlassian JIRA, Confluence or other similar collaboration platforms. Working knowledge and experience with cloud services such as Amazon Web Services (AWS), and/or Microsoft Azure. Experience with various virtualization technologies and multi-tenant, private and hybrid cloud environments. Working knowledge of Multi-tier architectures: load balancers, caching, web servers, application servers and databases. Experience leveraging performance monitoring tools such as SolarWinds Orion. Demonstrated experience leveraging WSUS and SCCM for patch management. Strong network knowledge such as IP networking, LAN/WAN, VPN, firewalls, whitelisting, DNS, DHCP, etc. Strong knowledge of Windows DR and clustering technologies including MS SQL mirroring, clustering and availability groups. Understanding of SAN/NAS technologies. Understanding of virtualization technologies on VMware. Kubernetes experience in Azure or AWS environments highly desirable. Scripting ability highly desired (Powershell, WMI, VBScript). Proven experience in managing, supporting, and engineering Linux environments. Experience with Microsoft Azure and other cloud hosting providers. Experience with LDAP and identity management. Demonstrated experience with TCP/IP networking including basic routing, packet capture and analysis Demonstrated experience using scripting and automation tools. Excellent knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of server infrastructure. Soft Skills Required: Excellent listening, interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills. bility to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment. Skilled at working within a team-oriented, collaborative environment. bility to conduct research into hardware and software issues and products as required. What qualifications will help you succeed? BS degree in a computer discipline, plus a minimum of 5 years of experience in Windows Administration or equivalent certifications and appropriate years of experience. Hands on, deep technical understanding of Microsoft Windows Infrastructure services including IIS, SharePoint, AD, GPO, DNS, DHCP, SSO, ADFS and SAML in an enterprise setting. Experience with various virtualization technologies and multi-tenant, private and hybrid cloud environments. Experience with networking a plus. Experience with scripting and automation tools strongly preferred.

Keywords: ePlus Technology Inc., Rockville , System Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Rockville, Maryland

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