Senior Systems Administrator

for Eastridge InfoTech in Aliso Viejo, CA

Windows, Vmware 
Aliso Viejo, CA
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Pay Rate:
90000.00 - 114000.00 
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Direct Hire 
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Senior Systems Administrator

Eastridge Infotech has been exclusively retained to conduct a confidential search for a Sr. Systems Administrator by one of our most premier clients. Our client is represented in over 50 countries worldwide, and controls 75% of the market share in many of its verticals. The Fortune-ranked company's stock has experienced growth in 8 of the last 10 quarters.

What's in it for you?

-Excellent compensation with bonus potential

-You will be a part of a business whose revenue is projected to double in the next 12-18 months

-Stellar benefits, paid vacation, matching 401k, etc.

-Casual, family type work environment

Position Summary

The primary responsibility of a Senior System Administrator is to provide the technical expertise needed to support day-to-day operations. This includes leading efforts to design, maintain and audit our rapidly growing infrastructure that must meet the needs of a challenging set of development, operations and business requirements. A Senior System Administrator will be expected to demonstrate innovative approaches to solving the unique challenges encountered at a rapidly expanding software company and be able to safely guard our infrastructure. The ideal candidate has a very strong understanding of core system administration concepts, experience implementing and monitoring servers along with experience of configuration change management.

-Provide senior system administration expertise to the IT SaaS team.

-Assist in ensuring 24/7 availability of services and infrastructure in our production environment

-Respond to afterhours emergencies; lead the mitigation and resolution processes.

-Implementing, supporting, and migrating Windows servers (Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012)

-Managing, provisioning, and maintain equipment life cycles .

-Proactively monitor and audit the health and availability of our systems.

-Participate in scalability and growth decisions.

Basic Qualifications

-5+ years' experience with system administration, BS in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience is required.

-Proficient at implementing & maintaining Microsoft Windows Clusters

-3+ years' virtualization implementation, support, & maintenance (HYPER-V or VMware/Vsphere)

-Experience managing & supporting Microsoft Active Directory domains (Server 2003, 2008, 2012)

-In-depth understanding of industry best practices (PCI DSS, SOX, SSAE)

-Experience working with hardware, software, and third Party Vendors

-Experience with Change Management Processes

-Ability to work independently and within a team

-Recent experience handling on-call duties in a critical production datacenter

Preferred Qualifications

-Scripting (VB or PowerShell)

-IIS Web Server administration

-ITIL certification and familiarity with ITIL best practices

-SQL Server clustering (we are not looking for a DBA)

-Experience with SAN (EMC preferred) technologies

-Experience with data analysis / monitoring tools (What's Up Gold, Solar Winds, GFI)

We are looking forward to discussing this opportunity with you. Please apply today!

Brad Robenhymer
Eastridge InfoTech
2355 Northside Drive - Suite 310
San Diego, CA 92108
Phone: (619) 260-5191
Fax: (619) 285-5810