The IT Systems Administrator II is responsible for all aspects of systems administration, including servers, applications, and databases. This includes implementation, configuration, coordination, control, maintenance, troubleshooting, security, usage monitoring and the development of specialized system procedures within the Company.
Performs system maintenance activities on file servers as well as assisting Engineering and 3rd party manufacturing to implement new solutions. The IT portfolio includes Windows servers, both physical and virtual, Windows workstations, Active Directory, Exchange and System Center. Security components include the firewalls, HSM, SAM, Tokens and OTP. Supports all network and security infrastructure components.
The incumbent will also provide troubleshooting and end user support following SafeNet AT IT guidelines. This role has responsibilities in secure areas and must follow all relevant rules and guidelines. Inform users about security measures, explain potential threats, install software, implement security measures and monitor networks.
U.S. Citizenship REQUIRED Must have a TS Clearance!
Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience can be substituted for degree (ie. 3-5 years’ experience)
Minimum 2 years of industry experience working in a customer support role, providing technical application support, in-depth trouble-shooting and diagnostics.
Minimum 1 year experience with system administration tasks
3+ Year experience = Technical Support Specialist
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
System Administrator II
Perform basic Active Directory administration functions, including creating customer profiles and accounts
Monitor and manages system resources, including CPU usage, disk usage, and response times to maintain operating efficiency
Maintain system documentation and audit logs
Perform or assist in troubleshooting and diagnosing production problems; corrects identified problems
Perform systems administration functions for the Company’s e-mail system
Administer secure links with public key encryption, anti-virus, user authentication and intrusion detection
Manage and support secure Virtual Private Networks (VPNs)
Document LAN network related policies and procedures including security
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities.
Upgrade and configure system software that supports infrastructure applications and Asset Management applications.
Maintain operational, configuration or other procedures.
Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning.
Ensure security of the network
Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required.
Configure VMware CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required.
Maintain data center environmental and monitoring equipment. Manages and supports the Systems, Server and Virtual infrastructure
Manage and coordinate off-site storage
Follows SafeNet AT procedures and policies in the management of IT infrastructure
Recommends systems solutions in support data backup requirements
Participates oversight for all system maintenance activities
Supports server patching and system maintenance activities
Provides feedback and reports to IT management on Backup activities.
Network security understanding is required
Perform other miscellaneous duties as assigned
Current Microsoft Certifications are desired
Cisco CCNA certification is desired.
SEC+ is desired
SafeNet Assured Technologies is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce while maintaining an alcohol and drug-free workplace. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.