IT Systems Administrator

Full Time



    Job Description

    Job Description

    IT Systems Administrator
    Poway, CA
    Type Contract to Hire
    $115,000/year upon conversion

    In this role, we are looking for someone who can be both a textbook Systems Admin, but also one who can push boundaries to find clever solutions and manageable workarounds with the primary goal of moving business forward and taking advantage of technology to do so. We need someone to collaborate with Engineering and IT Ops to establish IT systems while automating and streamlining processes on the operational side.
    Working under IT Operations leaders, you will offer SME level technical 'know how' in a Microsoft/Linux Server environment, lead installs, operation and maintenance of workstations and applications.
    Primary Role and Responsibilities:
    • Maintain a 99.99% uptime by supporting a commercial internet product line, web app hosting, network infrastructure, business application, systems integration, and disaster recovery.
    • Lead the installation of hardware & software updates, changes, and enhancements to ensure a cost-effective, efficient, and continuous IT service.
    • Actively/Pro-Actively resolve inquiries, issues, complaints, and emergencies affecting availability or QOS. Respond to sensitive/complex inquiries and complaints with professionalism and care.
    • Manage and interface with third party tech support and support vendors. Stay current on industry trends and advise management on technologies that should be adopted to ensure that we are operating at peak efficiency.

    Required Skills:
    • Experience in Microsoft IIS and Apache web servers in a commercial hosting environment. Jetty web sockets is a plus.
    • Elite problem-solving skills with the a bility to find resolutions in a creative manner.
    • High level communication, teamwork, and interpersonal/organizational skills.
    • Ability to work and thrive in dynamic work environment.
    • Always trying to improve mindset
    • Understanding and experience supporting the SDLC.
    • Hands on experience with automated deployment and build tools.
    • Ability to remain calm during systems failures and the ability to persevere and find a resolution.

    Experience and Educational Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Tech and/or 5 years comparable experience in a similar admin capacity.
    • Deep knowledge of networks, servers, cyber security, and telecommunication systems.
    • Experience in automation, able to write scripts for daily tasks.
      • Unix/Linux and Windows scripting.
      • Core scripting languages with history of task automation
      • Unix Shell Procedural languages
    • Strong experience with clustering and blade server technologies.
    • Virtualization experience: Hyper-V, VMWare, Docker, Kubernetes, Cloud technology, Nutanix or HCI.
    • SAN and NAS experience
    • Advanced knowledge of personal computer hardware, OS, and peripherals.
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