Systems Administrator
South San Francisco , California
October 26, 2016
Position Summary: In this key role, the primary responsibilities include administration of the following: Windows Server and Active Directory; Office 365, including Exchange Online and SharePoint Online; network infrastructure and firewall; VMware; and storage. Job Responsibilities: • Configuring and maintaining Windows server infrastructure, ensuring that patches and appropriate security policies are applied. • Ensuring that best practices are applied in support of the Active Directory and Office 365 implementation. • Design, implementation and maintenance of storage systems. • Supporting Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. • Design, implementation and maintenance of corporate backup systems. • Ongoing maintenance and improvements in VMware infrastructure. • Configuration and maintenance of switches, routers, wireless network, Palo Alto Networks firewalls and VPN. • Administration of anti-virus and anti-spam systems. • Design, implement and maintain monitoring system for servers and network devices. • Assist in the configuration and maintenance of Linux servers. • Assisting in support of phone and voicemail systems. • Implementation of disaster recovery policies and procedures. • Providing second level support for help desk issues. When necessary, provide assistance with first level issues. • Production of policy and procedure documents to support compliance initiatives. • Maintain vendor relationships and maintenance contracts for responsible systems and services. • Must be available to participate in off-hours escalation rotation. Job Requirements: • BA/BS in computer science, management information systems, or an equivalent combination of education and experience that demonstrates analytical skills, problem solving, initiative, judgment, decision making and writing ability. • 8+ years of experience supporting computer systems on a wide variety of platforms. • Extensive experience with Windows, Exchange and SharePoint in a production environment. • Extensive experience with top-tier SAN and NAS solutions. • Extensive experience implementing and supporting VMware. • Experience with enterprise backup systems. • Experience with VPN and firewall configuration. • Experience with AWS or Azure. • Experience with implementation of a systems and network monitoring platform. • Proficiency with layer 3 switches, including VLAN configuration and subnet routing. • Understanding of single sign-on technology. • Comprehensive knowledge of computer security concepts and best practices. • Strong troubleshooting and analytical skills. • Experience with writing shell scripts to automate tasks. • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills. • Must be motivated, resourceful and creative, and excited to work hard in a fast-paced environment. • Experience with hard drive encryption implementation is desired. • Biopharma industry experience with FDA compliance is strongly desired. • Experience supporting Oracle databases is a plus. • Windows and/or VMware certification is a plus.

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