We are assisting a very strong company in the Macon Area in their search for a NETWORK/IT System Administrator.
Job Summary: Support the organization’s installation, configuration and day-to-day tasks associated with ensuring efficient operation. Analyzes business and technical requirements, application issues, determines impact on applications and interfacing systems and proposes appropriate solutions. The application scope includes existing applications/systems, third party and in-house applications. Oversee laptop and desktop computers; install software and upgrades; trouble shoot and resolve problems; and train new users on their equipment.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Responsible for maintaining servers in a VMWare virtualized environment as well as standalone servers running Windows Server 2003-2012 and Linux
Responsible for IT systems management, developing systems and upgrades, ensuring technology systems provide on-going support, managing and recommending network and system support.
Responsible for local-area networks (LAN), wide-area networks (WAN), network segments, and Internet and intranet systems.
Responsible for developing and managing Information Systems security, including disaster recovery, database protection and software development.
Installs new software releases, system upgrades, evaluates and installs patches and resolves software related problems.
Develops and maintains all systems, applications, security, and network configurations.
Sets up, configures, and supports internal and/or external networks.
Troubleshoots network performance issues and creates and maintains a disaster recovery plan.
Monitor and adjust the performance of existing networks and continually survey the current computer site to determine future network needs.
Maintains network hardware and software, analyze problems, and monitor networks to ensure maximum availability to system users.
Oversees system backups and recovery operations.
Identify, diagnose, and repair malfunctioning or overloaded equipment, designing improvements as necessary to minimize the likelihood of recurrence
Maintains, repairs, and troubleshoots desktop hardware and software packages and Identifies, researches, and resolves technical problems for both Windows and Mac systems.
Responds to telephone calls, email and personnel requests for technical support.
Manages and directs the activities of Information Technology staff
Requires a bachelor's degree in a related field with a minimum of 5+ years of experience as a Senior System and Network Administrator.
Must have experience managing firewalls, VPN’s and routers
Must have experience managing SAN and NAS devices, experience with Equalogic SAN is a plus
Must have 3+ years of in depth experience with VMware ESX 4 and higher
Must have experience with Microsoft Server operating systems, including experience with Windows Server 2008 R2 and Server 2012 Datacenter
Must have 3+ years of experience with Microsoft SQL 2005 or higher, including creating/ modifying/ executing SQL tables, scripts, and queries
Must be familiar with Linux operating systems
Must have an in-depth knowledge of IIS 6 and 7 and Apache
Must have experience with Microsoft Exchange 2007 and higher.
Experience in directing the administration, maintenance, development and implementation of policies and procedures for ensuring the security and integrity of the company databases and quality assurance for disaster recovery.
Experience in providing technical support and guidance to users, as well as experience with supporting customer service and end users on a variety of technical issues.
Experience in planning, coordinating, and implementing network security measures.
Must be available during non-standard working hours for deployments, repairs, and maintenance
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively manage multiple tasks and priorities at one time and consistently achieve results on a timely basis.
Works in temperature controlled office environment.
High visibility of behavior.
Moderate physical activity (lifting, stretching, standing).
High activity, multiple deadlines, constant interruptions.
Fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
Staff Financial Group is an Atlanta Headquartered recruiting firm specializing in the placement of Top Tier Accounting & Finance professionals. Staff Financial Group is a recognized leader in the industry and has a proven track record of placing highly qualified professionals with organizations ranging from Public Accounting, Privately Held, Pre-IPO, and FORTUNE 500 companies.