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IT Systems Administrator

$35    Hopkinton, MA
•  Contract to Hire
•  Job Number:223124
•  Posted:7/19/2021

Position responsibilities include:

  • Serves as a technical expert in the area of system administration for complex operating systems. In large companies, this requires understanding a global or multi-office network infrastructure.
  • Helps develop, document, communicate, and enforce a network technology policy.
  • Is responsible for the installation and configuration of new software and hardware, including the server network, devices and firewalls.
  • Is responsible for monitoring system performance, IT system operations and storage utilization.
  • Plans ahead for necessary hardware or software upgrades to support system growth.
  • Manages user accounts and assets, and assigns and updates security permissions on the network according to security policy.
  • Provides support with escalated help desk requests.
  • Leads a team of systems administrators, coordinates with different departments.
  • Mentors team members and educates users.



Bachelor's degree (B. S. or B.A.) from four-year College or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Plus 3-5 years of hands-on experience with a range of operating system, programs and services.

  • Advanced knowledge of networking and distributed computing environment concepts, as well as a sound understanding of the principles of routing, firewalls, and client/server applications.
  • Experience with troubleshooting and issue resolution principles, methodologies and techniques.
  • Possess a strong desire to learn about new technologies.
  • Knowledge of applicable laws and data privacy policies.
  • Able to provide guidance to others when tasks lack fully documented procedure.

Expertise in the following areas:

  • Windows Server Administration 2008R2 through 2016
  • Windows Active Directory Administration
  • Office 365
  • Fortinet Firewall Administration
  • VEEAM and Veritas Backup Exec
  • Familiarity with Cyber Security
  • Must be US Citizen

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