System Administrator - Windows/Linux

    • Depends on Experience

    • Full Time

    • Work from home


  • Microsoft Windows
  • Windows Server
  • Linux
  • Unix
  • Apache Web Servers
  • automation
  • scripting
  • PowerShell
  • virtualization
  • SAN

Job Description

Please, no third parties. Permanent residents only.
This position will be fully onsite in San Diego for 90 days then hybrid remote/onsite, and no relocation assistance is available.


Main Duties & Responsibilities:
- Provide organization with an expert level of technical expertise as it applies to Microsoft and Linux server environments.
- Plan and guide the technical installation, maintenance, and operation of computer operating systems, as well as software and system hardware for multiple applications supporting systems of a complex nature.
- Support commercial internet product line, web application hosting, business application, infrastructure, systems integration and disaster recovery to maintain 99.99% uptime.
- Collaborate with IT Operations team to plan and coordinate installation of hardware, software updates, changes and enhancements to assure cost-effective, efficient and continued computer services.
- Actively resolve inquiries, problems, complaints or emergencies affecting availability or quality of services.
- Respond to sensitive, complex inquiries or service complaints with a positive customer care mindset.
- Interface with third-party technical support personnel and support vendors.
- Stay abreast of and research information technology trends in order to remain current with information technology.

Skills & Requirements:
- 5+ years of experience in a system administration or similar role.
- Experience in Microsoft IIS and Apache web servers in a commercial hosting environment.
- Advanced knowledge of networks, servers, cyber security and telecommunication systems.
- Experience in automation and scripting; core scripting languages with history of task automation.
- Unix Shell Procedural languages; Unix/Linux and Windows scripting.
- Experience with clustering and blade server technologies.
- Experience with virtualization utilizing some or all of the following; Hyper-V, VMWare, Kubernetes, Docker, Cloud technology, Nutanix or HCI.
- Experience with SAN and NAS.
- Advanced knowledge of personal computer hardware, operating systems, office automation software, printers, plotters, etc. 
- Excellent problem-solving skills with the ability to approach problems in a flexible and creative manner.
- Excellent communication, interpersonal, teamwork, and organizational skills.
- Open to listening to others’ ideas and reaching across functional borders.
- Understanding of the software development lifecycle.
- Experience with automated deployment and build tools.
- Ability to work well under pressure; able to maintain perspective when a system failure occurs, communicate status to management and provide quick resolution.
- Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing with all levels within the organization.
- Bachelors Degree or higher in IS, CS, or related field is preferred.



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