Network-Systems Adminstrator III


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Cranston, Rhode Island
Sep 01
About Our Client: offers innovative client supply, logistics, and technology solutions to help laboratories thrive in today’s healthcare environment.

  • Responsible for the daily administration of network and server environments. Installs, configures, and maintains system software.
  • Monitors network / server performance, troubleshoots issues, and deploys solutions.  
  • Documents network / server issues and events using standard formats.
  • Plans and implements upgrades, patches, and new applications and equipment installation for networking and servers.  
  • Maintains and follows disaster recovery, security, backup, and restore plans.
  • May evaluate new tools or equipment and perform analysis/feasibility studies to guide decisions on optimizing network / server performance.  
  • Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.
  • Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Typically requires 4-7 years of related experience.

Essential Skills & Experience:

•    Serve as an administrator with other team members for all network and servers in the enterprise.  Including voice, wireless, wired, and VPN/SDWAN networks.
•    Manages, deploys, configures and maintains servers in virtualized, traditional and Azure environments.
•    Knowledge of best practices around management, control, and monitoring of network and server infrastructure for consistent availability.
•    Safeguard the network and server systems by creating and applying policies, along with monitoring access with security in mind.
•    Administer firewall settings in line with IT security strategy.
•    Be able to upgrade and patch applications, server operating systems, and firmware/drivers as needed to eliminate security vulnerabilities, improve performance, and/or add desired feature sets.
•    Adequately test software deployments to ensure there are no conflicts with the existing environment.
•    Communicate with business and technical team members to ensure coordination and solid end user experience and support.
•    Participate in business continuity testing and disaster recovery planning.
•    Manage IT support ticket queues for network and server related incidents.
•    Ability to work independently and manage projects and tasks to a schedule.
•    Ability to handle IT support calls from throughout the company and participate in an on-call rotation for evening and weekend support.
•    Delivering customer satisfaction and overall excellence by identifying opportunities (or issues) and assisting with speedy resolution.
•    Contribute to the wider IT goals, juggling multiple and conflicting priorities in a timely and sensitive way.
•    Assist in troubleshooting efforts to resolve production issues and perform root cause analysis with emphasis on corrective action planning activities requiring service design changes (technology or process).
•    Manage technology service partners supporting the environment in the areas of security and network management.
•    Promote continuous process improvement activities resulting in effectiveness, efficiencies, cost optimizations and service automation.
Required Skills/Abilities: 
•    Minimum 5 years’ hands-on networking and server experience required.
•    2 years’ hands on experience using HashiCorp Configuration Language (HCL) in Mircosoft Azure environment to make adjustments to existing deployments and create new environments for networking, firewalls, AD and certificate management.
•    Experience with Cisco Meraki switches and SDWAN technology
•    Experience with Hyper-V virtualization technologies in Azure and traditional environments
•    Experience with: Microsoft Office 365, Windows Sever 2012 to 2022, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, and IIS.
•    Knowledge of application monitoring and analytics tools.
•    Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
•    Excellent interpersonal and relationship building skills.
•    Must be extremely organized and able to track many issues simultaneously.
•    Plus / Preferred – prior experience using Frontline Vulnerability Management, Veeam Backup Solution for Office 365, and Chronicle SIEM knowledge.
Education and Experience:

•    Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related hands-on/field experience.
•    Network+ and Server+ CompTIA certifications
Physical Requirements: 
•    Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
•    Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds at times. 
Position Reporting to : Infrastructure Lead

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