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IT Systems Administrator

  • Location: Lawrenceville, Gwinnett, Georgia, 30043
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 15 days ago

Position: IT Systems Administrator
Location: Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Term: 2 months
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Ensure the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the department's data, information systems, and intellectual property.
  • Engage in the continuous improvement of system administration including automation, monitoring, patching, backup/recovery, etc. by applying industry standards and best practices.
  • Effectively communicate with leadership and other staff regarding the status of initiatives.
  • Help to document, implement, and adapt procedures, standards, and guidelines consistent with changing needs and strategic objectives.
  • Demonstrate initiative in applying information security concepts, principles, & practices.
  • Work with 3rd party vendors and contractors, when appropriate, to help implement and support systems.
  • Participate in projects as assigned.
  • Contribute to and use standard operating procedures and tools.
  • Participate in an on-call rotation to respond to service and security incidents outside of normal business hours.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.
Is this a good fit? (Requirements):
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science (or related major) or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years’ of experience with Microsoft Windows Servers Administration.
  • 5 years’ of experience with Linux Servers.
  • 5 years’ of experience with On-premise Infrastructure.
  • 5 years’ of experience with Cloud Infrastructure
  • 3 years’ of experience with Information security tools and controls such as: firewalls, intrusion prevention, anti-virus, vulnerability scanning, etc.
  • 3 years’ of experience in Networking concepts and network traffic analysis.       
  • 3 years’ of experience with Common Internet protocols and applications.
Even better if you have:
  • Application of required work experience in a higher education environment.
  • Understanding of IT Service Management domains.
  • Red Hat Linux Server Administration experience.
  • VMWare Virtual Infrastructure Administration experience.
  • Microsoft O365 and Azure Administration experience.