Systems Administrator - AWS, Networking, Systems

Atlanta, GA 30326 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 05/30/2018 Job ID: 50037 Industry: Systems Administrator

Systems Administrator – AWS, Networking, Systems

SUMMARY

We are looking for a System Administrator to maintain, upgrade and manage our software, hardware and networks.  Resourcefulness is a necessary skill in this role. You should be able to diagnose and resolve problems quickly. You should also have the patience to communicate with a variety of interdisciplinary teams and users.  Your goal will be to ensure that our technology infrastructure runs smoothly, efficiently and most importantly securely.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Install and configure software including Antivirus, unified communication tools and other cloud-based products
  • Administer and configure Amazon AWS
  • Set up accounts and manage the corporate domain
  • Monitor performance and maintain systems according to requirements
  • Configure and maintain necessary network devices and services including service packs, patches, hot fixes and security configurations
  • Troubleshoot issues and outages
  • Create and implement a strategy for the deployment of information security technologies based on company’s security needs and customer’s data security requirements
  • Develop expertise to train staff on new technologies
  • Build an internal wiki with technical documentation, manuals and IT policies

REQUIREMENTS
  • 5+ years’ experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator or similar role
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-moving IT landscape and keep pace with latest thinking and new security technologies
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), CISSP, CCNA/CCIE, AWS Certification) is a plus

 
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