System Administrator - SHI International Corp (Long Branch)

  • Long Branch, NJ


: $100,220.00 - $153,790.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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Innovative Solutions. World Class Support. Constantly growing in response to the needs of our customers in all sectors and verticals, SHI has transformed itself from a $1 million \"software-only\" regional reseller into a $10 billion global provider of information technology products and services. From software and hardware procurement to deployment planning, configuration, data center optimization, IT asset management and cloud computing, SHI offers custom IT solutions for every aspect of your environment. Privately-held and under the guidance of our current ownership since 1989, SHI has experienced tremendous growth in size and scope through neither merger nor acquisition. Our organic growth and two decades of stability are a direct result of backing a highly-skilled and tenured sales force with software volume licensing experts, hardware procurement specialists and certified IT services professionals. Headquartered in Somerset, NJ, SHI supports their clients from over 30 offices throughout the U.S., Canada, the U.K., Germany, France and Hong Kong. SHIs goal is to foster long-term, mutually-beneficial relationships with its customers and partners, every day. What SHI Can Offer: World Class Facility includes on site gyms, restaurants and community events Ongoing opportunities for personal and professional growth and development due to our strong promote from within philosophy Work in an up-beat, creative, and fun environment Benefits, include medical, vision, dental, 401K, and flexible spending

Job Summary

This System Administrator will primarily be responsible for the administration of one or more of the following solutions: Windows Server Update Services for deploying and installing monthly Windows updates, Veritas DLO for file backup and recovery, Team viewer, JAMF, and Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager for hardware/software inventory and software distribution. The System Administrator will work closely with the Desktop Systems Engineer, Desktop Support Analysts and other System Administrators working on the datacenter systems. As a member of the team, the System Administrator may also get involved in managing users and computers in Active Directory, troubleshooting system problems, and special projects as needed.

Responsibilities/Job Function

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Management of WSUS solution for desktops and laptops o Ensure that needed updates are approved for the correct target groups. o Ensure that systems are properly communicating with the WSUS server, and diagnose and repair those that are not. o Ensure that updates are actually being installed on the WSUS systems (including system restarts being performed where necessary) in a timely manner. o Ensure that the WSUS server is being properly managed and maintained (including removing approvals from updates that are no longer needed, and running the Server Cleanup Wizard and DB Maintenance script at appropriate intervals). o Educate the team about the patching process Management of Veritas DLO automated file protection for desktops and laptops o Ensure all end user desktops and laptop are performing backups o Monitor and maintain DLO servers o Daily cleanup of systems no longer active Management of SCCM for inventory, monitoring SCCM client status, and remote software deployment. o Support primary SCCM site including site configuration, client installation, permissions, and monitoring. Support and knowledge of Virtual systems Support and knowledge of O365 Help build, test, and maintain new desktop management solutions as needed Document processes and procedures related to monthly patching and backups to satisfy PCI and information security policy requirements. Work closely with the Information Security team to ensure system compliance. Participate in DR planning and testing activities Interact with Servicedesk and other support teams to assist in troubleshooting Watch for email alerts to identify and fix problems

Qualifications/Minimum Skills Required

Qualifications: Minimum of 3-5 years supporting a Desktop/Server environment Working knowledge of AD, group policies, Microsoft services such as DNS/DHCP, and IP networks. Required Skills: Excellent communication (verbal and written) skills Excellent troubleshooting skills Excellent organizational and time management skills Ability to work both independently and as a member of a team Ability to administer Windows Server Update Services for deploying and installing monthly Windows updates, Veritas DLO for file backup and recovery, Team viewer, JAMF, and Microsoft Systems Center Configuration Manager Preferred Skills: Certifications not required, but are a plus (A+, N+, MCP, MCSA/E) Equal Employment Opportunity M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status
Associated topics: equipment, http, ip, network, network administrator, operating system, router, scom, scom sccm, tcp

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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