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System Administrator-Level 2 Support

System Admin-Level 2 Support

We seek a System Administrator to join our client's growing IT group in Stamford, CT. They are a highly successful, stable, growing firm with headquarters here in the US and also in Europe.  We are seeking a highly motivated, organized and reliable professional to join our international team in Stamford as System Administrator.  This person will primarily be responsible for performing System Administration tasks, such as Desktop support for systems running Microsoft Windows, Windows Server administration, and Linux server administration.  Additional tasks will include system monitoring and troubleshooting, monitoring of backup systems, writing and modifying scripts, user account creation and maintenance, and applying system and software patches.  These tasks will be performed on both Windows and Linux systems.  This person must have the ability to follow processes and procedures, and to write and maintain documentation about tasks performed on a daily basis.

Requirements

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to document all work with high attention to detail
  • Helpdesk or desktop support experience
  • Knowledge of common Windows Server roles (Active Directory, File and Print Services, IIS)
  • Knowledge of Linux/UNIX systems (RHEL)
  • Ability to troubleshoot and install operating systems and hardware
  • Strong focus on promoting stability and reliability of systems
  • Ability to follow documented standards
  • Knowledge of IT security practices
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment with remote team members
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and follow them through to completion
  • 3 – 5 years of experience

Nice to have:

  • Experience working within requirements of audit controls
  • Familiarity with using trouble ticket systems
  • Ability to write scripts (PowerShell, bash, ksh, Perl, Python, etc.)
  • Basic networking knowledge (DNS, firewalls, switches)
  • Familiarity with version control systems like CVS, SVN, etc.
  • Understanding of database systems, such as SQL language

Qualifications/Education

  • College degree is required 

Job ID: 4292