Visionist is currently seeking a Senior System Administrator who will be responsible for configuring and administering Windows and Linux systems on a diverse network, which includes both servers and workstations.
Helps to develop, document, communicate, and enforce a network technology policy.
Able to work occasional evenings/weekends to support upgrades/patch management.
Supports critical operations during standard and non-standard working hours.
Conducts quarterly cyber security system audits.
Responsible for the installation and configuration of new software and hardware, including the server network, devices, and firewalls.
Responsible for monitoring system performance, IT system operations, and storage utilization.
Plans and prepares for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth and communicates planned schedule effectively.
Manages user accounts, assets, and assign and update security permissions on the network according to security policy.
Responds efficiently to help desk requests.
Leads other administrators as well as coordinates with different departments.
Bachelor’s in information systems or related field preferred.
Requires experience managing a team with strong problem-solving skills, resourcefulness, organization skills, and initiative.
Advanced knowledge of networking and distributed computing environment concepts, as well as a sound understanding of the principles of routing, firewalls, and client/server applications.
Strong knowledge of applicable laws and data privacy policies.
Experience with troubleshooting and issue resolution principles, methodologies, and techniques.
Strong desire to learn new technologies.
Must possess advanced skills in datacenter management, cloud services, virtualization, storage area networks (SANs), data/system backups, and asset management.
Must have expert remote troubleshooting and customer service skills.
Understanding of security requirements for classified DoD Information Systems (IS) is strongly preferred.
A working knowledge of scripting languages (for automation purposes) is desired.
Familiarity with Amazon Web Services (AWS), specifically EC2 and S3.
Clear and concise ability to brief technical projects to non-technical audiences and customers.
Strong communication skills.
Must be able to lift more than 25 pounds.
Interested in this position? Send us a resume today.
Due to government contract and security clearance requirements, U.S. citizenship is required.