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Senior Systems + Network Administrator (strong Cisco UCS)

Company: Ursus, Inc.
Location: Seattle
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Job Title: -Senior Systems + Network Administrator (strong Cisco UCS)
Location: -San Jose, CA
Duration: -3 months to hire


  • Provide the highest level of quality service attainable both externally to vendors and internally to other employees throughout all levels of the organization.

  • Responsible for successful backups of systems configurations, applications, telecom and network data including site backup to support published retention policy and disaster recovery.

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system provisioning and maintenance is consistent with company goals, industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

  • Responsible for network and systems security including but not limited to; firewalls, routers, IPS, HIDS, virus and malware protection, mobile device management and provides general council to vendors and staff

  • Administer LAN, WAN, VLAN's and VPN's, Active Directory, SAN, VMware, Exchange, SQL Cluster, Cisco UCS, DNS, SFTP, DHCP, cryptography (SSL, certificates, PKI, VPN's with knowledge of cryptosystem services).

  • Define and follow technology maintenance schedules based on business operations and requirements.

  • Manage application version updates, compatibility, user rights and access.

  • Manage communications and connectivity across the enterprise.

  • Manage end user accounts, rights, group policy, permissions, access rights, and storage allocations in accordance with best-practices regarding privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.

  • Support network and security scans and audits. Document and mitigate risk in a timely manner.

  • Practice network asset management, including regularly scheduled maintenance of network component inventory, related documentation and technical specifications information. Responsible for ensuring software license compliance.

  • Network and Systems performance monitoring, tuning and capacity planning.

  • Following change management procedures recommend, schedule, install, troubleshoot and support software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases. Escalate incidents as necessary.

  • Participate in vendor negotiations, technical security reviews and relationship management.

  • Develop and implement standards. Find and implement opportunities for automation and efficiencies for daily operations.

  • Ensures completeness and compatibility of the technical infrastructure to support system stability and performance.

  • Participate in planning, communication, system recovery, testing and documentation for disaster recovery events.

  • Actively participate on or lead project teams created to meet short and long term goals.

  • Knowledge of and key participant in application cloud suitability/readiness assessment, migration planning and support.

  • Responsible for Help Desk assignments and tickets and provide backup to Help Desk support staff as needed.

  • Continually develop professional skills to be knowledgeable of new technologies, best practices, regulatory and compliance issues.

  • Provide remote location support including travel as needed.

  • Administer and support Telephony systems including but not limited to; PSTN, VoIP, Gateways, Unified messaging and analog lines.

    Qualifications: -

    • Bachelor's degree in Information Technology or equivalent combination of education and minimum 10 years' experience supporting and maintaining windows servers, desktop OS, Networking, Storage, Virtualization, Security, Telephony.

    • Have or are working towards Microsoft Certifications specific to areas of responsibilities (MCSE, CCNP, CISSP)


      Job Knowledge / Experience:

      • Effective Team Player.

      • Proven analytical and problem solving skills.

      • Ability to effectively multi-task and complete assignments.

      • Excellent server operating systems and hardware equipment knowledge.

      • Strong network administration skills, database administration and Exchange knowledge.

      • Skilled in testing and administration of SAN platforms and VMware systems.

      • Extensive application support experience with Active Directory, Exchange, VMware, PKI, DNS, DHCP

      • Strong technical knowledge of current systems software, protocols, and standards, including firewalls, routers, switches IDS, DDoS, NAC and HIDS.

      • Strong knowledge of local and wide area network administration including VLAN's and VPN's.

      • Experience with data management, performance monitoring, tuning and capacity planning.

      • Experience with change management documenting and maintaining configuration and process information.

      • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws.

      • Knowledge of scripting skills with a focus on automation.

      • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

      • Requires excellent writing skills to support documented project plans, procedures, policies, and general staff, management and member communication.



Keywords: Ursus, Inc., Seattle , Senior Systems + Network Administrator (strong Cisco UCS), IT / Software / Systems , Seattle, Washington

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