Systems Administrator - Generalist

Menlo Park, California 94025 | Contract

Post Date: 03/01/2018 Job ID: 21558 Industry: System Administrator

Job Title: Systems Administrator - Generalist
  • Work on a team of highly technical and talented Systems Engineers chartered with maintaining the global Enterprise Core Services.
  • Support day-to-day operations and escalations across services including email, directory services, virtual desktop, VMware and others.
  • Improve and optimize system administration and management with coding and automation.
  • Understand metrics for measuring success and performance of services to ensure service performance, scalability, stability and security for both existing and new service deployments.
  • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through management of task queues.
  • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production and business teams.
  • Participate in rotational on-call schedule.


Required Qualifications:
  • 7+ years system administration experience
  • 5+ years experience in PowerShell scripting, other languages a plus (Ruby, Python, PHP, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience working with monitoring and configuration management tools such as Chef and DSC
  • Configuration and maintenance of common applications such as Active Directory, DHCP, DNS, IIS, Apache, MS SQL, MS Exchange, Postfix, Squid, MySQL, and SNMP
  • Virtualization and block storage experience a plus

Desired Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, and load balancers.
  • 3+ years of experience managing geographically dispersed infrastructure and DR environments.

Education: Technical degree at the Bachelors level or equivalent education and experience required.
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