SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITY:
The Systems Administrator is responsible for effective provisioning, installation, upgrades, configuration, operation, and maintenance of enterprise level system hardware and software.
- Maintain and ensure uptime of existing server and network infrastructure. This includes:
- Monitoring Server and Networking equipment for faulty equipment, drive space usage, excessive bandwidth usage, routing issues, firewall compliance, WAN response time, Email traffic flow, Spam filtering services, virtual host state, SIP/POTS telecommunications, etc. at both the corporate headquarters as well as our other locations.
- Recommend and deploy new Servers, both physical and virtual. Upgrade existing servers when necessary to comply with security guidelines and/or data/software requirements.
- Recommend new equipment based on age and lifespan.
- Work with vendors to procure equipment as needed.
- Explore new technologies and how they can be applied to reduce cost and increase productivity.
- When necessary, manage the rollout of technology and phones services to newly acquired facilities. This includes:
- Procurement of hardware such as wireless devices, network switches, routers, servers, printers, and phones.
- Configuration of these devices prior to deployment.
- On-Site coordination and deployment of equipment and services.
- Assess current software version/age of business line applications, make recommendations to migrate to a new release if necessary and manage the testing, configuration, training and deployment of said software. This may require working with multiple third-party vendors and to see the project through.
- Manage backup technologies include disk-based appliance backup and off-site DR replication.
- Work directly with the security team to mitigate risk by maintaining physical and virtual security patching, vulnerability risk assessment and remediation.
- Perform major business impacting work off hours such as replacing networking equipment, Internet services, Servers, DR Testing etc. to minimize business downtime.
- Perform related duties as required.
The duties listed above are intended only as illustration of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar or a logical assignment to the position.
QUALIFICATIONS AND COMPETENCIES:
- BS/BA in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g., Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) is a plus)
- Five+ years of experience working in a mid-large enterprise environment.
- Proven experience as a System Administrator, Network Administrator, or similar role.
- Strong knowledge of networking (Switching, Routing, VLAN, Segmentation, Wi-Fi, Firewall, LAN, WAN) and patch management.
- Knowledge of system security (e.g., intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery.
- Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms.
- Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude.
- Excellent communication skills.
- Solid written and verbal communication, listening, organization and priority setting skills required.
- Exhibit excellent team-work skills as well as ability to work independently
- Ability to resolve conflicts.
- Ability to perform job with integrity and values consistent with the Morris Group Values.
Morris Group, Inc. offers competitive salary, comprehensive benefits packages including a zero-premium option, and tuition reimbursement.
Morris Group, Inc., including all operating subsidiaries, is an EO Employer-M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected class.