Junior System Administrator/ Raleigh


On Site
65k - 70k
Full Time


Microsoft Windows administration
Microsoft Exchange
Sharepoint Online
Network design
Virtual machines
Identity management
Virtual desktop
Software deployment
Technical Support
Emerging technologies
Computer science
Information Technology
System administration
Microsoft Windows
Operating systems
Active Directory
Microsoft Office
Network administration
Cloud computing
Microsoft Azure
Problem solving
Attention to detail
Professional development

Job Details

Overview: Our engineering firm is currently seeking a Junior System Administrator to join our team. We are looking for a local candidate who is a jack of all trades, with experience in Windows administration, Office 365, network administration, and virtualization technologies. The ideal candidate will be forward-thinking, eager to learn, and committed to growing within our company.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Assist in managing and maintaining Windows-based servers and systems, ensuring optimal performance, reliability, and security.
  • Support Office 365 applications and services, including Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, and Teams.
  • Administer Active Directory, including user and group management, domain services, and security policies.
  • Configure and troubleshoot network infrastructure, including switches, routers, and access points from Brocade R&S, Cisco Meraki, and other vendors.
  • Manage on-premises and Azure-based resources, including virtual machines, storage, networking, and identity management.
  • Assist with virtual desktop infrastructure (VDI) or VMware environments, including deployment, configuration, and support.
  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and implement solutions to ensure uptime and reliability.
  • Provide technical support and assistance to end-users, resolving issues in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with other IT teams and departments to support business initiatives and projects.
  • Stay current with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies relevant to system administration.

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a systems administration role, preferably in a Windows environment.
  • Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems, Active Directory, and Office 365 administration.
  • Experience with network administration, including switches, routers, and access points from Brocade R&S, Cisco Meraki, or similar vendors.
  • Familiarity with on-premises and cloud-based infrastructure, including Azure.
  • Exposure to virtualization technologies such as VDI or VMware is a plus.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Eagerness to learn and grow within the company.

Why Join Us:
  • Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and contribute to innovative projects.
  • Supportive team culture that values collaboration, creativity, and professional development.
  • Career growth opportunities within a growing company.
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