ActioNet, Inc System Administrator in Cambridge, Massachusetts

ActioNet has an immediate opportunity for a IT Hardware Specialist (System Administrator) located in Cambridge, MA. ActioNet is an IT service provider and solutions integrator headquartered in Vienna, VA that works with the Federal Government and Department of Defense.

Position Description

Oversees the day-to-day operations the enterprise data center, including the physical security of the enterprise, monitoring the enterprise for environmental or facility issues, and the deployment of infrastructure systems, including servers, storage systems, and other peripheral equipment.

Responsibilities

  • Manage, monitor, and maintain the overall stability and performance of the institutional Windows 2008/2012 Active Directory infrastructure, including member servers, printing services, and data share management

  • Maintain current security patch and service pack levels

  • Identify, specify, test, and implement new technologies

  • Execute and verify the integrity of nightly and weekly system backups

  • Coordinate changes in accordance with established change control processes

  • Provide Tier 3 client support. This includes monitoring the System Administration Remedy ticket queue and resolving incidents within expected timeframes.

  • Provides daily operations supports for the Volpe Data Center located in Building 3, Room 037. Tasks include the following:

  • Monitors the room environment for temperature or equipment anomalies

  • Performs periodic checks of the individual Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) units stationed throughout the data center

  • Manages the off-site vendor (Iron Mountain) media retention service. Tasks include performing a vetted inventory of all media that is to go off site to Iron Mountain and updating the information in the Volpe Iron Mountain account

  • Is responsible for facility security and ensuring that all visitors sign the facility’s sign-in ledger accordingly

  • Coordinates equipment delivery and removal from the facility

  • Performs regular inventory of the assets contained in the Data Center and updates the asset management solution accordingly.

  • Provides nominal support for the infrastructure housed in the Building 3, Room 140C data center. Tasks include the following

  • Monitors the room environment for temperature or equipment anomalies

  • Performs periodic checks of the individual Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS) units stationed throughout the data center

  • Coordinates equipment delivery and removal from the facility

  • Performs regular inventory of the assets contained in the Data Center and updates the asset management solution accordingly.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 3+ years’ experience supporting Windows 2008/2012 infrastructures

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong interpersonal and team-oriented personality

  • Able to work well in a fast paced diverse environment

  • Symantec/Veritas NetBackup experience helpful

  • Understanding of TCP/IP, WINS, DHCP, SMTP, and LDAP networking protocols

Experience in the following areas preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, but not required

Education / Training:

  • Any Microsoft or other professional training or certifications is helpful

ActioNet is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

ActioNet is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer

All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to disability, protected veteran status, race, color, religious creed, national origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, sexual orientation/gender identity, age (40 or over), or genetic information. ActioNet’s commitment to diversity and inclusive selection practices includes ensuring qualified long-term unemployed job seekers receive equal consideration for employment.

The ActioNet Career Center is accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of this portal or you need assistance completing the application process, please contact Jonathan Dobles, Technical Recruiter, at 703-204-0090 ext 195 or JDobles@ActioNet.com. This contact information is for accommodation requests only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.