Systems and Network Administrator
Zipcar - Cambridge, MA

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Supports the activities of the information services department, in accordance with organizational policies and goals. Ensures proper functioning of company's information processing systems, including computers, telecommunications, and networking.

Support the activities of the information services department in accordance with organizational policies and goals.

Ensure proper functioning of company's information processing systems, including computers, telecommunications, and networking required to support Zipcar production environment and office operations.

Help business operations utilize information systems to improve efficiency and reduce costs.

Responsible for implementing and monitoring best practices processes, including security and data retention as required with PCI and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance.

Participate in 24/7 on-call rotation supporting Zipcar production environment.

Work in close concert with the engineering support to support our external member-facing systems, and to ensure proper integration where required with our internal systems.

Desired Skills & Experience

At least 5 years of system administration experience with the focus on networks and network security, specifically LAN and WAN routing and Cisco firewalls.

Protocol Experience: You are familiar with all major protocols used by the Internet, from top to bottom: application protocols (HTTP, DHCP, DNS, SMTP), IPSEC and SSL VPN, TCP/IP stacks, Ethernet network building.

Problem Solving & Troubleshooting Skills: You have deep understanding of the technologies you work with, and you can solve most problems independently.

Scripting: Basic Scripting knowledge. (shell, bash, perl)

24/7 production support in a production environment

LINUX: Your OS of choice is Linux, Redhat and/or Debian distributions, but you are also comfortable using and managing other OS's.

Your solutions are simple, robust, and well documented.

Understand the importance of following best industry practices, but capable of thinking originally.

Strong interpersonal and communication skills, interacting with internal customers and external vendors.

Bonus Skills:
vSphere experience is a plus; VCP certification or possession of equivalent skills are a very large plus.

Experience with HP and Dell server hardware and EMC SAN equipment; comfortable with troubleshooting, maintenance, and system upgrades.

Operations support experience, including system monitoring and backups.

Comfortable writing scripts in shell and/or Perl

As a member of the Zipcar Team you will receive:
  • Competitive Compensation
  • Competitive Benefits Package
  • Free Membership
  • Discounts o, services, products and much more
While we appreciate every applicant’s interest, only those under consideration will be contacted. We regret that phone calls will not be accepted. EOE

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Zipcar, the world’s largest car-sharing company, is looking to add new talent to our team. Today, Zipcar provides hundreds of...