Senior Systems Administrator

Direct Hire
Portland, Oregon


We are currently seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator who is passionate about solving complex technical problems and lives to design, champion, deploy and support enterprise level technologies and business solutions.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Provide Tier 2 end user support by maintaining and troubleshooting desktop/laptop systems and personal/network printers.
  • Provide Tier 2 end user software support by maintaining and troubleshooting business software and server products.
  • Maintain all systems in accordance with established security policies and procedures.
  • Maintain the inventory and provide accounting for our resources including software, server, workstation and laptop systems.
  • Performs Active Directory administration activities including creating, editing, deleting, and auditing of users, computers, and security groups.
  • Performs Exchange server administration activities including creating, editing, deleting, and auditing user mailboxes and distribution groups.
  • Responsible in the delivery and maintenance of a stable server environment by monitoring server performance, patching and troubleshooting issues.
  • Ensure network infrastructure reliability by managing and maintaining firewalls, routers, switches, and VPN.
  • Provide a dependable communications environment by monitoring and maintaining systems including telephone, Internet, WANs, and wireless access.
  • Maintain in the testing and executing of the corporate disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Participate in software and hardware evaluations and implementation of systems which meet the organization’s business objectives.
  • Work with the team to automate management tasks, streamline processes and perform standard administration functions as needed.
  • Obtain and/or maintain technical certifications necessary for continued growth and success.
  • Maintain professionalism, good attitude, and appropriate behavior with company employees, contractors, vendors, and customers.
  • Performance requires physical attendance
  • Other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS / SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • 5+ years of proven System Administration work required.
  • Terminal Servers/Remote Desktop experience required
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows 8.x, and 10 operating systems support
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows Administration, Active Directory, in a Windows Server 2008/2012/2016 environment
  • Experience with Group Policies, Software, Security, Login and logout functions
  • Experience operating Windows Exchange 2010/2013/2016 Infrastructure a plus
  • Experience Internet Information Server, Web, FTP, SMTP
  • Experience working in a security compliant environment (HIPAA, PCI, NIST or ITAR). Plus if you have NIST or ITAR experience.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft SQL-Server and client/server
  • Monitoring IT infrastructure use and providing accountability
  • Understanding of Veritas, Veeam or other Backup solutions.
  • Mcafee Anti-virus or Similar
  • Understanding of TCP/IP, DHCP, DNS. Cisco switches and routers a plus
  • Working knowledge of VMware, SRM a plus
  • SalesForce.Com administration experience a plus
  • Working experience with Microsoft Visio a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft PowerShell or other scripting language a plus
  • Working knowledge of remote users via VPN technologies, Cisco ASA VPN a plus
  • Maintaining PBX system and upstream vendor relationships. Cisco Call Manager a plus
  • Associates degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience a plus
  • MCSA / MCSE certification a plus
  • Exposure to storage and data management products, Intel based servers, storage and NAS technologies. Nimble a plus
  • Understanding of Firewalls, Palo Alto a plus.
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be a team player and a willingness to lend a hand with any project
  • Accuracy and attention to detail is a must
  • Must be able to self-organize workloads and manage all deadlines
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