System Administration Engineer
Soap.com - Jersey City, NJ

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Systems Administrator
Quidsi Inc., a recently acquired subsidiary of Amazon.com, is an entrepreneurial leader and parent company to Diapers.com (baby care), Soap.com (health, beauty, personal care and household essentials) and BeautyBar.com (luxury beauty). We offer our customers the best prices while giving them the ultimate ecommerce experience, which is strengthened by our award winning customer service. Come work with critical thinkers, hard workers and innovators energized by our passion to explore “what if” (the meaning of Quidsi in Latin) and driven by a commitment to inspire passion in our customers. We are deeply impassioned about building a culture that fosters entrepreneurial mindsets, accountability, integrity bound by trust and appreciation of our employees. Be a part of the next generation that believes working hard and playing hard is a winning compliment to competitive wages, great benefits and product discounts. The next step is ours – join Quidsi Inc., a next generation ecommerce company. We offer a great work environment, competitive wages, great benefits and product discounts.

Basic Qualifications

Quidsi Inc is looking for a Systems Administrator. The ideal candidate will have strong analytic and problem solving skills which he/she can apply to identify, diagnose, and resolve system malfunctions/problems/issues to minimize system downtime and achieve system or network recovery. This position is expected to:

· Monitor and Maintain infrastructure systems and participate in process improvements by providing ideas and solutions to prevent problems from reoccurring.
· Provide support for Quidsi systems and infrastructure environment; i.e. administration and support of both hardware and software, maintaining and managing client\server applications and base operating systems.
· Proactively identify and resolve system issues to maintain operations enhance system capabilities and prevent system outages.
· Design and deliver automated solutions, utilizing Windows PowerShell, Visual Basic scripting toolsets which facilitate seamless monitoring of events, alerting of problems, and communication of systems success and failures.
· Analyze daily functions and processes to ensure that they are performing within predetermined guidelines, limits and specifications.
· Ensure proper documentation of all operational procedures to ensure all remain up-to-date for purposes of effective communication, trouble shooting and cross-training.
· Prepare and deliver reports, recommendations, or alternatives that address existing and potential trouble areas in operating systems across the organization.
· Ensure security and integrity of systems and data.

Preferred Qualifications

· Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or related field
· Minimum of 4-5 years working in a Systems Administrator role
· Proficiency in TCP/IP networking and core Microsoft technologies
· Extensive experience with Active Directory and Windows Server 2003/2008 systems
· Experience with Linux systems, VMware, XenServer, Cisco IOS routers and switches.
· Must be highly self motivated and directed with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
· Excellent written and oral communication
· Must possess a keen attention to detail.
· Be able to multitask and handle shifting priorities
· Experience working in a team-oriented , collaborative environment

This position is conveniently located in Jersey City, NJ, a four minute ride from the World Trade Center and just outside the Exchange Place PATH Station.

Quidsi Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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