Systems Administrator at Technical Resources International

Posted in Other 30 days ago.

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Location: Bethesda, Maryland





Job Description:
  • 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 team
  • Manage communications (i.e. e-mail, phone systems) and connection solutions, including workstation connectivity, local area networks, company Web site, intranet, and Internet applications.
  • Ensure 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 input/output fleet, including printers and scanners.
  • 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.


Job Requirements
Requirements
  • 5+ years related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience
  • Working technical knowledge of network, PC, and platform operating systems, including Windows XP, Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.
  • Extensive application support experience with a focus on Microsoft Windows and Office applications.
  • Working technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls and Active Directory.
  • Strong knowledge of server virtualization strategies, VMWare 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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