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IT Systems Administrator

Post Date:Jan 03, 2018Type:Full-Time
Start Date:1/3/2018Salary:
Location:US-NY-New York City Job Reference:

Skills, Knowledge & Experience:
• 5+ years' hands-on Windows system administration experience in a distributed environment
• 5+ years' experience designing and implementing projects including Active Directory, Microsoft server clustering using Windows 2008/2012 Server, Windows DFS, Remote Desktop Services
• Demonstrated knowledge and experience with Windows servers and related technologies
• Knowledge and understanding of network applications, web servers, email servers, firewalls, databases, file shares and print servers
• Experience with AD replication topology, IPSec services, and AD-Exchange integration
• Best Practices for AD redundancy design and naming standards, DNS and WINS design
• Experience in preparing SLA's, policies, escalation and maintenance procedures for servers and related peripherals
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Applications and Services (including, WSUS, IIS, FTP, DNS, DFS, TCP/IP, DHCP, SNMP)
• Working knowledge of scripting, ability to write login scripts, Powershell commands and Microsoft group/Appsense policy objects
• Candidate must be self directed and capable of working on several projects and efforts simultaneously

Desired, but not required:
• McAffee Move
• Citrix and AppSense
• Experience with virtualization. (VMware)
• Cisco Call Manager

Job Description:

Downtown NY Insurance Company seeking IT Systems Administrator to provide Microsoft Windows platform management, configuration, design, and training for a medium virtualized environment.

Key Duties & Responsibilities (not limited to):
• Maintain, secure and update Active Directory
• Troubleshoot/resolve hardware, software, and network issues with Windows systems as needed
• Monitor Windows server performance and availability
• Address operational systems issues including file and share permissions, user accounts and installing applications
• Promote and maintain server patch management practices
• Provide metrics for capacity management purposes
• Monitor server load and implement load balancing when needed
• Conduct periodic HA/DR planning exercises as required
• Manage LDAP authentication and delegation rights
• Manage and participate in projects as assigned and work with team members across the company to deliver project goals.
• Research and evaluate new technologies and present recommendations and justifications on hardware and software purchases
• Resolve assigned trouble tickets and maintain accurate status in ticketing systems
• Ensure that all security requirements are met or exceeded
• Document technical designs and procedures
• Communicate information through effective written and oral communication

Contact Information
Name: Human Resources

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