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System Administrator

The HT Group has partnered with a company in Bridge City to recruit and hire two System Administrators for their team. The Systems Administrator is an important part of the team that supports state-of-the-art transportation software used to route and permit oversize and overweight truck loads all over North America. This person must have a deep, broad understanding of computer software, hardware and networks, as well as experience leading other IT professionals. The Systems Administrator will be the primary point of contact for all issues related to IT and therefore, must be highly professional and capable to communicate with internal users, external clients and vendors. This is an on-site position (No remote) with normal working hours of Monday through Friday, 8:00am – 5:00pm.

Responsibilities and duties include but are not limited to:

  • Designing, organizing, modifying and supporting company’s computer systems
  • Installing, upgrading and monitoring software and hardware
  • Maintaining operating systems, security tools, business applications, email, web-servers (local and remote), laptops and desktop PCs
  • Providing desktop, telephone, network and server support
  • Coordinating with remote data center personnel for the installation, repair, upgrade and maintenance of off-site servers
  • Purchasing of hardware, equipment and software
  • Managing DNS and SSL processes
  • Continuously improve network and system security and performance
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by internal and external customers in order to develop highly effective solutions
  • Designing and deploying networks; maintain network servers such as file servers, FTP sites and VPN gateways
  • Administering servers, laptop and desktop computers, printers, routers, switches, firewalls, phones, company mobile phones, smartphones, software deployment, security updates and patches
  • Responding to calls for assistance after hours
  • Leading a team of 2 – 5 IT professionals:
    • Provide positive leadership that fosters high performance
    • Give feedback frequently to improve individual and team performance
    • Promote a culture that values growth and development
    • Identify opportunities for development for team members
    • Coach, train and mentor daily

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Sciences, Technology, or relevant experience
  • 2+ years of previous experience managing technology infrastructure supporting 100+ employees and large scale projects
  • Experience with Microsoft Operating Systems 2008-2019+
  • Experience with Sonicwall firewalls
  • Experience with Barracuda load balancers
  • Experience with Microsoft SQL server
  • Experience with installing and configuring VMware
  • Experience with configuring IIS
  • Experience with penetration scanners: Acunetix, Hacker Guardian
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