System Administrator

Allentown, PA 18101

Industry: IT Job Number: DS949564417 Pay Rate: $75000-85000 / year

Job Description

As a System Administrator, you will be responsible for the installation, configuration, maintenance, and troubleshooting of our organization's servers, networks, and related systems. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business operations and implement technology solutions that align with organizational goals and objectives.

Benefits and Pay to be discussed during interview process

Key Responsibilities:
  • Install, configure, and maintain servers, operating systems, and software applications to ensure high availability and performance.
  • Monitor system performance, troubleshoot issues, and implement solutions to minimize downtime and optimize resource utilization.
  • Manage user accounts, permissions, and access controls in accordance with security policies and best practices.
  • Implement and maintain backup and disaster recovery solutions to safeguard data integrity and mitigate risks.
  • Configure and manage network devices, including routers, switches, firewalls, and VPNs, to ensure secure and reliable connectivity.
  • Install and maintain security patches, updates, and antivirus software to protect against security vulnerabilities and threats.
  • Collaborate with vendors, service providers, and internal stakeholders to resolve technical issues and implement system enhancements.
  • Document system configurations, procedures, and troubleshooting steps to maintain accurate and up-to-date records.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to end-users, including training and knowledge sharing initiatives.
  • Stay current with industry trends, best practices, and emerging technologies in system administration to drive continuous improvement and innovation.
  • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in system administration roles, preferably in enterprise environments.
  • Proficiency in administering Windows and Linux/Unix operating systems.
  • Hands-on experience with virtualization technologies, such as VMware or Hyper-V.
  • Familiarity with cloud platforms, such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud.
  • Strong understanding of networking concepts, protocols, and technologies.
  • Excellent problem-solving and troubleshooting skills, with the ability to diagnose and resolve complex technical issues.
  • Solid communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with team members and stakeholders.
  • Industry certifications, such as Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) or Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC), are desirable.
If you feel you have the above qualifications, please apply for immediate consideration.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ethnicity, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other protected status under the law.
EverStaff is an equal opportunity employer (M/F/D/V/SO/GI)
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