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Systems Administrator

Company: DirectDefense
Location: Englewood
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionA little about DirectDefense Since coming together in 2011 to form DirectDefense, our team has been committed to offering managed security strategies that are unmatched in the industry. Whether we are performing assessments of networks, platforms, and applications or applying managed services to improve our client's organization's security posture, we are focused on providing world-class services that are tailor-made for our customers.OUR MISSION We establish partnerships with our clients based on trust and results. We leverage our deep industry knowledge and expertise to identify and remediate blind spots in their security program, provide meaningful visibility of their entire enterprise, and align their organization with security best practices and compliance standards. OUR VISION We aim to secure organizations across all industries against advanced threats and attacks in today's world. Acting in partnership with organizations, we provide unmatched information security services designed to improve our client's overall security posture, close gaps, and track vulnerabilities on an ongoing basis through continued education and support. We are a fast-growing and highly stable company that has an immediate need for a Systems Administrator to manage the ever-growing IT infrastructure. In this role, you will work as the go-to person for all IT functions and be a key contributor as it pertains to everything IT-related, including building, deploying, and maintaining. You should have in-depth knowledge of Active Directory, Office 365, and managing a cloud environment. For one to be successful in this role, one must work well independently and be self-motivated. This is an excellent opportunity to be a part of a rapidly expanding cybersecurity organization offering full benefits, extensive training in cybersecurity, 401K, and an excellent work/life balance.Salary range: 70K-90K Hybrid roleResponsibilities:

  • Broad knowledge of administering most aspects of office/cloud environments (including servers, laptops, desktop computers, basic office infrastructure (printers, routers, switches, and firewalls), company mobile phones, phone systems, and software deployments).
  • Analyze system logs and identify potential issues with computer systems.
  • Install and configure new hardware and software.
  • Apply operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes.
  • Add, remove or update user account information, reset passwords, etc.
  • Answer technical queries and assist users.
  • Document and keep current the configuration of the system.
  • Maintain network servers such as file servers and VPN gateways.
  • Installation of VM requests as required by management.
  • Provide for successful issue resolution, troubleshooting, documentation, and procedure implementation for daily activities.
  • Serve as the escalation point for issues to assure timely and reliable resolution.
  • Perform change management activities to ensure compliance with required security controls.
  • Direct support of Active Directory infrastructure including design, maintenance, and monitoring of systems.
  • Direct management of VMware virtualization platform comprised of vCenter and ESX. Required experience:
    • 2+ years of working experience in system administration and IT support.
    • Experience installing, updating, and troubleshooting Windows and Linux operating systems, as well as desktop & laptop hardware.
    • Experience in Active Directory management as it relates to user account creation and modification, group policies, security, and distribution groups.
    • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft system software including Office 365, Exchange, and SharePoint.
    • Experience installing & supporting virtualization technologies, specifically VMWare-based products such as vSphere and ESX.
    • Experience with backup and restore solutions for virtualization.
    • Working knowledge of Networking, Routing, and Subnetting
    • Experience working in data centers and with server racks.
    • Ability to lift and move up to 30lbs.Preferred experience:
      • Experience installing, configuring, and troubleshooting firewalls.
      • Experience working with IDS/IDP tools.
      • Conducting Vulnerability Scans.
      • Powershell Scripting.
      • Inventory/Asset Management.
      • Remote Access Administration.
      • macOS Administration.
      • Identity Access Management & PAM.

Keywords: DirectDefense, Denver , Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Englewood, Colorado

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