System Administrator 2

Location: Palo Alto, CA 

CORE DUTIES*:

· Manage 30+ VMs supporting production, test and development environments for 60+ applications.

· Assess and refine the implementation of Carbon Black for intrusion and malware detection.

· Extend SolarWinds monitoring environment to include SSL certificate management, IoT and other network devices.

· Automate patching processes on Windows and Linux systems.

· Develop and document data backup procedures using VEEAM Backup & Replication Software

· Build, install, configure, analyze, tune, and troubleshoot operating system to achieve optimum performance levels.

· Resolve difficult system problems and provide consultation or training.

· Configure and assist in the design of system and network security.

· Manage hardware, software, and utilities for installation, modification, troubleshooting, maintenance, and upgrades of operating systems and workstation environments.

· Monitor and analyze resource usage to recommend/develop enhancements to system capabilities and performance.

· Compare, evaluate, and implement new technologies, and integrate systems into the computing environment.

· Document systems infrastructure for users, support and consulting personnel, and developers.

· Train personnel who provide support and consulting services to users.

· Act as liaison with various departments across campus.

· Facilitate vendor relationships.

* – Other duties may also be assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

Bachelor’s degree and five years of relevant experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

· Experience with multiple types of operating systems or expert knowledge in one.

· Experience with managing an integrated computing environment.

· Extensive experience in multiple programming languages for system development.

· Experience with networked environments.

· Experience with network storage solutions.

· Experience with configuring and maintaining routers.

· Demonstrated knowledge of security protocols.

· Ability to manage shared resources and perform moderately complex tasks.

· Ability to work well independently and as a team member.

· Ability to train to others in applications and operating system fundamentals.

· Experience with middleware and infrastructure.