Systems Administrator II

American Specialty Health, Inc. is seeking a Systems Administrator II to provide system administration, and manage network related projects. 

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Responsibilities

  • Tests, installs and configures new network related hardware and software.
  • Performs daily network administration tasks.
  • Stays current on updates and service packs for network operating systems and software.
  • Maintains tape backup systems and coordinates offsite storage.
  • Coordinates with application development team to maintain successful integration between desktops and custom applications.
  • Supports ESX hosts and VDI users.
  • Implements and maintains corporate email system.
  • Implements and maintains storage area network (SAN).
  • Implements and maintains server clusters and load balancing.
  • Implements and maintains web servers; security, backup/recovery, IIS and related problems.
  • Coordinates firewall, VPN, switch, and router installations and modifications.
  • On call 24/7.
  • Acts as second-level technical support and backup
  • Provides support to systems support technicians for high-level support issues.
  • Performs end user technical support as needed.
  • Acts as backup for systems support supervisor and help desk as needed.
  • Attends industry seminars, conferences, training classes and reads industry journals to stay current on technology.
  • Prepares and submits written progress reports, spreadsheets, timelines and other written documentation as directed by manager.
  • Attends team, departmental, and staff meetings to discuss issues and foster teamwork

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a computer related field or equivalent experience. High school diploma required.
  • MCSE 20xx or MCITP-EA. preferred.
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) preferred. Proven knowledge/experience in current Microsoft technologies accepted in lieu of certification.
  • Minimum 4 years applied systems administration in a mission critical Windows Server 2008/2012 environment.
  • Strong working knowledge of Windows Server 2008/2012, Windows networking, Active Directory, Exchange 2007/2010/2013, IIS, application deployment, clustering, load balancing, HP Proliant servers, VMware ESX, VMware View, and SAN technologies.
  • Familiarity with backup technologies, SharePoint, MS SQL Server, and network switching.
  • Proven troubleshooting skills and a team player.

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Core Competencies

  • Demonstrated ability to interact in a positive, respectful manner and establish and maintain cooperative working relationships.
  • Ability to display excellent customer service to meet the needs and expectations of both internal and external customers.
  • Excellent listening and interpersonal communication skills to identify critical core competencies based on success factors and organizational environment.
  • Ability to effectively organize, prioritize, multi-task and manage time.
  • Demonstrated accuracy and productivity in a changing environment with constant interruptions.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze information, problems, issues, situations and procedures to develop effective solutions.
  • Ability to exercise strict confidentiality in all matters.

Mobility

Primarily sedentary, able to sit for long periods of time. 

Physical Requirements

Ability to speak clearly, see, and hear other personnel and/or objects.  Physically capable to stand, sit, kneel, crouch, and climb.  Capable of using hand tools and manipulation of small parts.  Frequently lifting equipment up to 40 lbs.

Environmental Conditions

Usual office setting.

American Specialty Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. 

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If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact our Human Resources Department at (800) 848-3555 x6702.

ASH will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the Company’s legal duty to furnish information.