System Administrator
xRM - Irvine, CA

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We are a cutting-edge company deeply invested in enterprise-level Microsoft technologies, and we are looking for a junior-level engineer/system administrator or recent college graduate interested in building a career in system administration. We move pretty quickly, work as a team, and have some very bright and experienced individuals that you would be working alongside.

Our environment looks like this:

  • Data centers in CA and NV.
  • DELL M1000e Chasses, Equalogic SAN, Cisco ASA, F5 Load Balancers, DELL Switch Fabric.
  • Windows 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2010, SharePoint 2010, Lync Server 2010, Dynamics CRM 2011. Extensive use of HyperV.
  • Providing a wide range of Microsoft hosted services as well as dedicated and shared servers to hundreds of hosted customers, supporting thousands of users.
  • Monitoring provided by Spotlight and Webmetrics.
  • Ticketing System based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, but exposed as a customer portal.
  • Tier 1, 2 and 3 support teams

Factors for Success:

  • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work individually and as part of a team
  • Deep passion for networking, virtualization, software-as-a-service, and Microsoft server products
  • Certification as a MCP in Microsoft server technologies who wishes to work towards his or her MCSE
  • Expertise/Experience with the following technologies or hardware:
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 2008 R2
  • Hyper-V
  • Active Directory
  • Exchange 2010
  • Lync
  • SharePoint
  • Dynamics CRM
  • Cisco Enterprise Firewall/Router experience (ASA or equivalent)
  • Dell Poweredge Servers (or equivalent)


  • Assist in the maintenance of a robust development environment, which includes:
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Windows 2008 R2 (Active Directory, ADFS 2.0)
  • Microsoft Team Foundation Server
  • Dynamics CRM 2011
  • Cisco Firewalls (ASA)
  • F5 Load Balancers
  • SSL Certificates

Helping the team to maintain a multi-tenant hosted infrastructure, leveraging the same technologies as above, but with additional hardware:

  • Dell M1000e chassis with a variety of blades
  • CommVault Backup
  • Dell Switch Fabric
  • Lync Server
  • Sharepoint
  • Microsoft Exchange

Finally, here is a list of project you could be involved with, in addition to daily support of the aforementioned environment:
1.SharePoint 2013 upgrade
2.Lync 2013 upgrade
3.Disaster Recovery updates for all products
4.Development CRM 2013 upgrade
5.Development SQL 2012 upgrade -- with high availability
6.Windows deployment technologies -- SCCM
7.Hyper-V 2012 replication

*Compensation and Benefits:

Competitive salary based on experience
Paid vacation
Health, Vision, Dental Insurance