This role is remote until Covid restrictions are lifted, then will be in the office.
International Bank has an opening for a Senior Systems Administrator which is a role that will provide an opportunity for a qualified candidate to work on the design, build and administration of the bank's critical systems. This role also has the potential to be part of transformational and modernization efforts which may include working with Cloud hosting. The implementation of hybrid email solutions, migration of servers and systems, possibly to a Cloud environment, and modernization of existing systems and platforms are all bodies of work that this role will be focused on. The ideal candidate for the Senior Systems Administrator role will have strong experience with the Microsoft suite of products including Active Directory administration and Group Policy Objects, Windows Servers, SharePoint, Office 365 and Exchange. Recent experience with Cloud migrations or hosted solutions and virtualization solutions such as VMWare are also key focus areas for this role.
In addition to the work aligned with the firm's strategic initiatives, the Senior System Administrator shall plan for future growth, implement improvements as necessary and investigate new technologies. The Senior Systems Administrator shall work for the Manager of Infrastructure and Network Systems.
Responsibilities include: administration of Active Directory, Group Policy Objects, Windows Server Operating Systems, Exchange Server and Office 365 systems including SharePoint and One Drive; administration of and periodically update server configurations; test failover systems for proper operation at scheduled intervals; design, plan and implement all necessary upgrades and changes to network, storage and server systems; manage all projects assigned to them and meet all required deadlines; coordinate with the security information officer and IT audit officer to insure compliance with recommended security practices and department and organizational policies; educate department managers and general users in required and recommended Information Technology practices; keep the network physical plant, including server room, in good condition.
Additionally, the Senior Systems Administrator may provide 1st (phone) and 2nd level desktop support; may also provide 3rd level (escalated) support based on experience; maintains the Bank's hardware and software inventories.
Configuration of existing and new appliances, storage and server equipment to established department standards.
Administration and maintenance of appliances, storage and server equipment.
Responds to appliances, storage and server alerts and resolves or escalates and tracks problems to resolution.
Keeps appliances, storage systems and servers updated to the latest operating systems service pack and hot fix level.
Maintains fault tolerant systems and tests on a regular basis. Updates and maintains the Bank's disaster recovery site as needed. Coordinates with the Disaster Recovery coordinator for disaster testing.
Responsibility for change management for systems they are responsible for.
Responsibility for deployment management and lifecycle for systems they are responsible for.
Plans and implements user profiles which provide drive and printer mappings and email.
Provides support to resolve complex technical hardware and software problems.
Maintains detailed inventory of purchased hardware and software.
Performs installation, configuration and documentation of server applications as directed.
Provides high quality work by ensuring accuracy and seeking to continuously improve our processes and platforms by embracing new and better ways of doing things.
Enhances knowledge and understanding of job responsibilities through continuous communication and on the job training. Training should focus on establishing high quality/accuracy of work.
Provide hands-on technology support for all existing or new technologies assigned, utilizing vendors as needed.
Provide high quality work by ensuring accuracy and seeking to continuously improve our processes and platforms by embracing new and better ways of doing things.