Position Name: Network and Systems Administrator
Location: Downtown Baltimore, Maryland
Hours: 8 – 5 pm (one hour lunch), after hours and weekends as required
Employment Status: FULL TIME
Equivalent related experience or a Bachelor’s degree required
2+ - 5 years of experience
Experience with Microsoft Windows Server, Active Directory and other systems administration products and tools
Experience with networking hardware (hubs, routers and switches) and network management software applications
Experience with PCs, printers and other peripherals
Experience with Microsoft Azure is a plus
Experience with IVR technology is also a plus
Must be able to multi-task effectively
Possess excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills
Possess excellent oral and written communication skills
Must also be able to pass a security background check and pass a for-cause and pre-employment drug test.
Monitor, administer, support and optimize performance of the network and systems, maintain continuity of daily business operations (system access time, response time, disk space utilization and security to include virus awareness and safeguards) as well as provide network and system maintenance.
Troubleshoot and resolve all failures, defects, systems, connectivity and configuration problems arising out of network, hardware and software.
Escalate issues to application, hardware and networking experts when necessary.
Plan, organize, assign, direct and review programs to maintain a reliable network and systems without prolonged outages or unresolved problems.
Guide the staff in evaluating the analyses performed on system reliability; research industry standards; and provide support and technical guidance to staff in all areas of installation, troubleshooting, maintenance, and administration of systems.
Evaluate on a daily basis the ongoing problems and suggest resolutions to ensure system performance optimization.
Evaluate, specify and recommend network hardware and software for future upgrades and technical advances and review plans to install, test, and maintain network hardware and software.
Develop documentation and provide technical assistance to Operations and System Analysts on the systems communications issues.
Train and support alternate staff to administer and support the network and systems when the primary network and systems administrator may not be available.
Monitor and analyze the storage area network (SAN), local area network (LAN), desktop computer systems, and peripheral equipment (printers, scanners, modems, etc.).
Review client problems related to hardware and software; ensure systems operate on a reliable basis and conform to standards. Provide monthly network and systems administrative reports and attend weekly network and systems administrative review meetings with the Project Manager.
Evaluate the performance of all levels of subordinate staff and train them in maintaining systems. Correct operational deficiencies of staff.
Correct deviations and deficiencies in performance. Suggestion of test cases and test scenarios. Make recommendations for infrastructure improvements.
Specify, recommend and evaluate training courses for staff.
Provide integration support between systems and applications.
Provide installation, update and printing support for the applications over the network.
Troubleshoot application issues. Download new application versions. Deploy drops to workstations. Install drops on Citrix servers. Assist development team as needed.
Assist server manager with maintenance.
Create, administer and maintain User accounts, security levels and permissions or roles. Assist users signing onto the systems.
Provide end-user training and support
Use existing knowledge to provide a seamless continuance of network and systems administrator services.
Contact Email: email@example.com
ABOUT FULL CIRCLE SOLUTIONS, INC.
Full Circle Solutions, Inc. is a solution-oriented company whose mission is to provide industry leadership by delivering high quality services and products to our clients. We take pride in having helped clients and customers, in both the public and private sectors, capitalize on the advantages of the newest technologies. We are currently serving a wide range of clients including local businesses, major international corporations, state, local and Federal Government in various Information Technology contracts. Under these agreements, we are providing our clients with assistance in the development and implementation of web based technology, software (custom-designed and off-the-shelf), databases, LANs, WANs and hardware. In addition to these services, we are also providing our clients with technical writing, training and support services.