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System Administrator

Closing on:

17/02/2018

Contact email

jobs@nexgensm.com

Brief description :

  • Diagnose hardware and software problems, and replace defective components.
  • Perform data backups and disaster recovery operations.
  • Maintain and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations.
  • Plan, coordinate, and implement network security measures in order to protect data, software, and hardware.
  • Operate master consoles in order to monitor the performance of computer systems and networks, and to coordinate computer network access and use.
  • Perform routine network startup and shutdown procedures, and maintain control records.
  • Design, configure, and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software.
  • Recommend changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determine hardware or software requirements related to such changes.
  • Confer with network users about how to solve existing system problems.
  • Monitor network performance in order to determine whether adjustments need to be made, and to determine where changes will need to be made in the future.
  • Load computer tapes and disks, and install software and printer paper or forms.
  • Gather data pertaining to customer needs, and use the information to identify, predict, interpret, and evaluate system and network requirements.
  • Analyze equipment performance records in order to determine the need for repair or replacement.
  • Maintain logs related to network functions, as well as maintenance and repair records.
  • Research new technology, and implement it or recommend its implementation.
  • Maintain an inventory of parts for emergency repairs.
  • Coordinate with vendors and with company personnel in order to facilitate purchases.
Experience : 1.5 to 2 years
Notice period : Immediate joiners preferred 

Preferred skills

  • Minimum 3 years of experience with Windows 2008 / 2012 Server platforms with an emphasis on Active Directory Infrastructure.
  • Strong knowledge of Linux, Open Source technologies and Mac OS X Platforms required.
  • Experience with databases, networks (LAN, WAN) and patch management
  • ITIL concepts strongly preferred.
  • Knowledge of system security (e.g. intrusion detection systems) and data backup/recovery
  • Ability to create scripts in Python, Perl or other language
  • Strong knowledge of Virtualization/Cloud technologies (VMware/AWS) required
  • Familiarity with various operating systems and platforms
  • Experience setting up and managing database systems such as MS SQL & PostgreSQL Server.
  • Experience in supporting telephone systems such as PRI & VoIP
  • Advanced hardware and software troubleshooting skills
  • Resourcefulness and problem-solving aptitude
  • Excellent communication skills
  • BSc/Ba in Information Technology, Computer Science or a related discipline; professional certification (e.g. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA)) is a plus