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Systems Administrator
Ref No.: 17-03548
Location: Woburn, Massachusetts
Systems Administrator
Woburn, MA
4 Month Contract to Hire

Job Description
  • Under general supervision, responsible for assisting in the administration and integration of the division's system and networking environment.
  • Performs professional level tasks in assisting to develop network requirements and in developing solutions to provide required services.
  • Must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable supervision.
  • The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but are not limited to the duties described below.
  • The Systems Administrator will support and maintain an internal IT infrastructure consisting of storage appliances, Cisco networking hardware, Citrix environment, Microsoft Servers, a Global corporate network, and VMware technologies.
  • The Systems Administrator must have the ability to work as a team member or individually to complete tasks thoroughly and accurately with general supervision.
  • The candidate must possess strong troubleshooting skills as well as verbal and written communications skills.
  • This person must be willing to work off hours and weekends as projects and support issues dictate.
  • This role will also be responsible to partake in a scheduled, on call rotation with other members of the Infrastructure team.
  • Assist with system user support and troubleshooting duties as required
  • Administers and helps integrate the division's Local Area Network (LAN) and systems in a multiple platform, protocol and operating systems environment.
  • Organized with attention to detail, and can work effectively with others.
  • Coordinates and supports the LAN/WAN hardware, software, Internet/Intranet/Extranet integration and linkage.
  • Troubleshoot and correct problems with enterprise systems including Cisco Firewalls, Routers and Switches and Citrix servers
  • Ensure the procedures and documentation related to enterprise environments are kept accurate.
  • Ability to travel occasionally, International Travel Occasionally (less than 10% of the time for either)
  • Maintain expert level of knowledge and expertise in core enterprise environments: Office 365,Exchange, Active Directory, Citrix, Group policy, Wi-Fi Technology, RSA, Windows Servers, VOIP, Cisco Client, VMware
  • Helps research vendor products and recommends purchase, development or enhancement of network hardware, software and telecommunications.
  • Helps perform maintenance of core servers and services.
  • Implements hardware/software upgrades, security and operational patching including equipment installation, configuration, troubleshooting and technical support.
  • Helps resolve interoperability problems to obtain operations across all platforms including e-mail, files transfer, multimedia, teleconferencing and the like.
  • Assists in configuring systems to user environments.
  • Working knowledge of computer environment controls & SOX compliance
  • DFARS experience a plus
  • Assists in developing network plans in conjunction with data systems networking architecture and communication protocol requirements.
  • Adheres to LAN, Internet/Intranet/Extranet policies, practices, and procedures
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Sciences, a related technical field or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum of two (4) years of related network/systems experience required.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.
  • The individual must have demonstrated analytic and organizational skills.
  • Must have background and working knowledge of the following operating systems and protocols such as: Unix, TCP/IP, Web Services, VMWare, Cisco, Database and E-mail administration, and Microsoft servers.