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Systems Administrator

L3 Technologies
Woburn, Massachusetts, 01801, United States
February 14, 2018

Job Title Systems Administrator

Duration 4 Months Contract to Hire

Location Woburn, MA 01801

Location: Security & Detection Systems (SDS) - 10, E. Commerce Way, Woburn, MA 01801

Shift: Monday – Friday

Timing: 1st

Job Description

Major purpose:

Under general supervision, responsible for assisting in the administration and integration of the division’s system and networking environment. Performs professional level tasks in assisting to develop network requirements and in developing solutions to provide required services. Must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable supervision. The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below. The Systems Administrator will support and maintain an internal IT infrastructure consisting of storage appliances, Cisco networking hardware, Citrix environment, Microsoft Servers, a Global corporate network, and VMware technologies. The Systems Administrator must have the ability to work as a team member or individually to complete tasks thoroughly and accurately with general supervision. The candidate must possess strong troubleshooting skills as well as verbal and written communications skills. This person must be willing to work off hours and weekends as projects and support issues dictate. This role will also be responsible to partake in a scheduled, on call rotation with other members of the Infrastructure team.

Major functions:


• Assist with system user support and troubleshooting duties as required

• Administers and helps integrate the division’s Local Area Network (LAN) and systems in a multiple platform, protocol and operating systems environment.

• Organized with attention to detail, and can work effectively with others.

• Coordinates and supports the LAN/WAN hardware, software, Internet/Intranet/Extranet integration and linkage.

• Troubleshoot and correct problems with enterprise systems including Cisco Firewalls, Routers and Switches and Citrix servers

• Ensure the procedures and documentation related to enterprise environments are kept accurate.

• Ability to travel occasionally, International Travel Occasionally (less than 10% of the time for either)

• Maintain expert level of knowledge and expertise in core enterprise environments: Office 365,Exchange, Active Directory, Citrix, Group policy, Wi-Fi Technology, RSA, Windows Servers, VOIP, Cisco ISE, VMware

• Helps research vendor products and recommends purchase, development or enhancement of network hardware, software and telecommunications.

• Helps perform maintenance of core servers and services. Implements hardware/software upgrades, security and operational patching including equipment installation, configuration, troubleshooting and technical support.

• Helps resolve interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including e-mail, files transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing and the like. Assists in configuring systems to user environments.

• Working knowledge of computer environment controls & SOX compliance

• DFARS experience a plus

Assists in developing network plans in conjunction with data systems networking architecture and communication protocol requirements. Adheres to LAN, Internet/Intranet/Extranet policies, practices, and procedures

Technical/Functional skills:

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.:


Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, a related technical field or equivalent experience. Minimum of two (4) years of related network/systems experience required.


Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts. The individual must have demonstrated analytic and organizational skills. Must have background and working knowledge of the following operating systems and protocols such as: Unix, TCP/IP, Web Services, VMWare, Cisco, Database and E-mail administration, and Microsoft servers.