Systems Administrator - Windows, Linux
UpStream Global Services - New York, NY

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We are seeking a contract and fulltime Systems Administrator - Windows, Linux to support one of our customers in New York, NY to work REMOTELY .. This person must be able to Identify and fix existing problems in our server build process. Redesign and implement as needed.

: Under general supervision, responsible for installing, configuring, and maintaining operating system workstations and servers, including web servers, in support of business processing requirements.

: Performs software installations and upgrades to operating systems and layered software packages.

: Schedules installations and upgrades and maintains them in accordance with established IT policies and procedures. Monitors and tunes the system to achieve optimum performance levels.

: Ensures workstation/server data integrity by evaluating, implementing, and managing appropriate software and hardware solutions.

: Ensures data/media recoverability by implementing a schedule of system backups and database archive operations.

: Supports media management through internal methods and procedures or through offsite storage and retrieval services.

: Develops and promotes standard operating procedures.

: Conducts routine hardware and software audits of workstations and servers to ensure compliance with established standards, policies, and configuration guidelines.

: Develops and maintains a comprehensive operating system hardware and software configuration database/library of all supporting documentation.


: Candidate must possess at least a Bachelor's/College Degree any field.

: With at least 5 years' experience as a System Administrator in Windows, Unix and Linux.

: Global, cross-functional team experience is preferred.

: Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact with all internal clients, including management.

: Experience managing projects, as well as the ability to show critical thinking, sound judgment and organizational skills.

: Ability to learn and utilize new and emerging technology skills to improve communication efforts.

: Ability to work and adapt in a dynamic environment and identify issues, prioritize work and escalate accordingly.

: Automation is PowerShell, Python, VB scripts and batch files.

: Cloud vendors like Azure or AWS. This is a BIG PLUS

: High level of network security is required


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