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Senior Systems Administrator

Location : Ridgefield, CT
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

Ridgefield One is a staffing agency serving NY, CT, and VT. Our client is a well-established provider of products to the restaurant industry.


We are currently recruiting for a Senior Systems Administrator.  This is a permanent position located in the Company's Ridgefield, Connecticut headquarters.

The Senior System Administrator will act as a key member of the Technical Services and Infrastructure group working on IT integration projects. Responsibilities will include proactively monitoring and maintaining all IT related assets and applications. The candidate will also assist with network and infrastructure design and support. As a senior member of the Infrastructure team the candidate will be expected to make improvements to system reliability and performance. The candidate will be required to manage multiple projects and implement solutions quickly with little supervision. The candidate is required to document and complete knowledge transfer of all system changes and enhancements to helpdesk team. Strong communication skills are desired. The candidate will also participate in on-call rotation.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ability to automate tasks and processes.

  • Experience with Active Directory Administration, DNS, DHCP, and Group Policy Administration

  • Office 365Administration including Skype and SharePoint, Knowledge of PowerShell scripting

  • Use vulnerability assessment tools to Implement scans and manage process of remediating security vulnerabilities.

  • Diagnose system and application issues while engaging with other teams as needed

  • Ability to troubleshoot and learn multiple systems and applications

  • Administration and maintenance of windows 200820122016 virtual servers using VMware

  • Backup Administration on Virtual and physical servers. (VMware and IBM I Series).

  • Management and troubleshooting of Mitel VOIP systems

  • Monitor network devices and server resources,

  • Provide reports using various tools on application response time and system up time

  • Perform testing of system backup, participate in DRAAS testing

  • Report on all routine maintenance tasks, including backups, server patches, and antivirus updates

  • understanding of computer networks and be able to identify, troubleshoot, and document network connectivity and performance issues.

  • Maintain and troubleshoot MPLS and VPN issues

  • Support the operation of all LAN/WAN related Services according to Company policies and procedures.

Required Qualifications :

  • 8 plus years of system administration experience

  • Experience with IBM I Series

  • Experience with Cisco switches, routers, wireless, and firewalls is a plus

  • 3 years experience with supporting hyper converged technology

  • 2 years of Project Management experience

  • 4 years of scripting experience using PowerShell

  • Experience with SolarWinds and vRealize Ops Manager

  • Knowledge of LANWan technologies, understanding of network protocols

  • Understanding of MPLS, VPN, and network protocols

  • Knowledge of Software Defined Networking

  • Any certification is a plus

  • 4-year college degree

Sorry, but visa sponsorship or transfer is cannot be provided. 


Ridgefield One provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Ridgefield One complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities or client worksites. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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