Avacend, Inc.


Lawrenceville, GA
  • Responsibilities

    Manage day-to-day administration of Linux servers, including web server configuration, user account management, and creating/monitoring automated tasks.

    Manage day-to-day administration of Windows systems supporting applications such as the services required for Office365 integration (ADFS, DirSync)

    Manages the data center and computer host systems including hardware, software and equipment such as air-conditioning system, UPS (uninterrupted power system) and fire protection system

    Administrates Linux and Windows-based enterprise computing systems within both virtual and physical environments

    Diagnoses and resolves complex system problems in all areas under time pressure

    Performs advanced administration of existing Linux and Windows Servers with a focus on security, reliability, and scalability within a VMware virtual infrastructure

    Mentors Junior System Administrators and provides appropriate guidance

    Ensures high availability and acceptable levels of performance of mission-critical host computer resources

    Develops, documents, and improves standard practices for user account management, printing, file shares, and other resources

    Assists Support Services department with troubleshooting more complex requests

    Installs, modifies and maintains systems and utility software on server computer systems. Provides server support related to other software.

    May serve as a resource for Support Service’s department regarding software deployment requests using endpoint management solutions such as LANDesk or SCCM

    Provides administrator support for applications and/or tools utilized by Support Service’s department

    Troubleshoot reports of antivirus, malware and spyware detected on GGC computer or device

    Minimum Qualifications:

    Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or a related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

    Managing servers virtualization technologies like VMWare Server/ESX or Microsoft Hyper-V/Virtual Server

    Managing more than 50 Windows Server infrastructures

    Managing deployments/rollouts

    Group Policy design and configuration

    Microsoft IIS administration and configuration

    Linux/UNIX administration

    Active Directory/LDAP user and group administration

    Ability to troubleshoot network issues including backbone infrastructure issues

    Ability to work independently and with minimal day-to-day supervision

    Proven problem-solving skills in a multiple-vendor environment

    Ideal candidate will have experience administering Linux Server systems

    Preferred Qualifications:

    Ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of hands-on server administration in a Windows environment

    Ideal candidate will have experience administering Windows Server systems, as well as experience with System Center and VMware (or another enterprise-class virtualization environment)

    Ideal candidate will have a proven record of completing projects in Linux/Unix and Windows Server environments.

    Ideal candidate will have technical project planning, change management and documentation skills.

    Experience with one or more scripting languages such as PowerShell, Bash, Python, or Perl

    Physical Requirements

    Ability to lift and carry files and materials

    Ability to move from one office to another office on campus

    Dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone, and in writing

    Ability to work in small spaces such as data closets

    Knee bending and floor lying from time to time

    Ability to carry computer/electronic equipment to mount equipment in racks

    Work Hours: Position may require non-standard work hours (nights and weekends)

    Required Skills Required Experience

  • Qualifications
    • Medical/Surgical product knowledge
    • Computerized inventory systems