Engineering of SA-related solutions for various project and operational needs.
Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements.
Develop and maintain installation and configuration procedures; contribute to and maintain system standards; create and maintain documentation as it relates to configurations
Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale.
Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups.
Perform regular security monitoring to identify any possible intrusions.
Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary.
Provide support per request from various departments. Investigate and troubleshoot issues.
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk as required; maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment.
Minimum 7 years in IT with at least 3 years of experience in the financial industry
Minimum 4 years of hands-on experience designing/deploying/supporting Microsoft SharePoint
Significant experience and deep understanding of installing, configuring, maintaining current and legacy Windows Server Operating Systems
Thorough understanding of Active Directory principles, management and best practices
Strong understanding of mail services including but not limited to Microsoft Exchange, Ironport Security Appliance
Strong understanding of security concepts including firewall configurations, server configurations, and desktop endpoint protection
Experience with VMWare operation, configuration and setup
Experience with enterprise class data protection, SCOM
Knowledge of Enterprise Storage Systems, Fiber Channel switching, NAS and CIFS/NFS, and data replication technologies
Anti-virus, anti-spyware, and anti-spam applications for Windows and Linux operating systems
Understanding of basic and advanced networking concepts and protocols (IP addressing/subnet masks, DHCP, DNS, NTP, etc.) and network diagnostic tools (protocol analysis with tcpdump/Wireshark)
Basic familiarity with Cisco NX-OS, switching versus routing and VLANs.
Knowledge of transport mechanisms including FTP, SSH/SCP, HTTP, SSL