Description Is responsible for managing the planning, coordination, configuration, installation, and management of all network servers and related client services within the enterprise to meet business requirements. Designs and implements enterprise servers, including infrastructure and mission-critical applications. Has key responsibility for the identification and resolution of hardware and software technical problems and malfunctions related to network enterprise infrastructure and related all related servers. Makes decisions that are critical in the areas of throughput analysis, problem solving, and server infrastructure planning, with the potential to affect the successful execution of business transactions. Proactively researches and locates necessary tools and processes to identify troublesome trends as they develop. Ensures a stable performance environment for the enterprise systems. Participates in various IT projects intended to continually improve/upgrade the enterprise servers.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline (or equivalent combination of formal education and experience).Master's degree is desirable.
4-6 years of experience administering Linux OS in mission-critical enterprise server environments performing network engineering (hardware and software), and designing, planning, and implementing servers and infrastructure using the latest technology.
Professional certifications highly desirable such as:
Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA)
Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
Red Hat Certified Architect (RHCA)
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) (CCAA)
Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Citrix Certified Integration Architect (CCIA)
Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE)
Thorough understanding of distributed systems architecture and comprehensive knowledge of multiple technical disciplines. Excellent technical knowledge and aptitude in the areas of networks, network topologies, PC workstations (configuration and connectivity), network file servers, applicable software, and troubleshooting techniques
Ability to solve enterprise server issues and to manage the performance and capacity of a LAN/WAN environment. Demonstrated experience in effectively managing small to large projects in a cross-functional environment. Ability to effectively adapt to rapidly changing technology and apply it to business needs
Understanding of the enterprise business and business processes; knowledge of business unit functions and cross-group dependencies/relationships
Ability to anticipate user requirements and identify and resolve complex problems with minimal supervision; strong customer service and communications skills
Good judgment and analytical skills; strong follow-up and organizational skills. Ability to conduct and prepare feasibility studies; develop client proposals, including estimates for costs, time, and resources; prepare statistical reports; complete cost/benefit analyses; and conduct business. Ability to assess internal and external communication practices, anticipate future network requirements, and research and analyze emerging technologies. Demonstrated knowledge of the following technical knowledge/skills are mandatory, including from among the following:
A broad range of technical knowledge/skills are desired, including from among the following:
- Hardware: IBM, Sun, HP, and Compaq
- OS: Windows Server 2008 R2, Red Hat Linux, AIX, Solaris, HP-UX, and True64
- Design: Security, Perl, DNS, RAID, Operational automation, and Clustering
- Desktop: Windows XP/7, Microsoft Office 97/2000, Netscape Mail, Symantec anti-virus and Microsoft Explorer, FTP, Telnet
- Network: TCP/IP, IPX, SNMP, Ethernet, routers, hubs, switches, and security protocols.
- Technology: Citrix, VPN, Visual Basic, SMS, Exchange, and Radius