The bank has an opening for a Senior Systems Administrator which is a role that will provide an opportunity for a qualified candidate to work on the design, build and administration of the banks critical systems. This role also has the potential to be part of transformational and modernization efforts which may include working with Cloud hosting. The implementation of hybrid email solutions, migration of servers and systems, possibly to a Cloud environment, and modernization of existing systems and platforms are all bodies of work that this role will be focused on.
The ideal candidate for the Senior Systems Administrator role will have strong experience with the Microsoft suite of products including Active Directory administration and Group Policy Objects, Windows Servers, SharePoint, Office 365 and Exchange. Recent experience with Cloud migrations or hosted solutions and virtualization solutions such as VMWare are also key focus areas for this role.
In addition to the work aligned with the firms strategic initiatives, the Senior System Administrator shall plan for future growth, implement improvements as necessary and investigate new technologies. The Senior Systems Administrator shall work for the Manager of Infrastructure and Network Systems.
Responsibilities include: administration of Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, Windows Server Operating Systems, Exchange Server and Office 365 systems including SharePoint and One Drive; administration of and periodically update server configurations; test failover systems for proper operation at scheduled intervals; design, plan and implement all necessary upgrades and changes to network, storage and server systems; manage all projects assigned to them and meet all required deadlines; coordinate with the security information officer and IT audit officer to insure compliance with recommended security practices and department and organizational policies; educate department managers and general users in required and recommended Information Technology practices; keep the network physical plant, including server room, in good condition.
Additionally, the Senior Systems Administrator may provide 1st (phone) and 2nd level desktop support; may also provide 3rd level (escalated) support based on experience; maintains the Banks hardware and software inventories.
JOB FUNCTIONS (DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES)
Required Skill Sets
Preferred Optional Skill Sets (not required but very beneficial)
Required to lift desktop PCs and other computer equipment.