Network Administrator

Madison Sterns - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)

Madison Sterns, a national IT Consulting company, is looking for a Network Administrator with our client in Boston, MA. The duration of this assignment is 12 months.

The Network Administrator must be able to manage network services from the planning phase through the implementation phase. He or she will interface with other team members, management, and end-users on a regular basis. After hours availability is required in order to respond to emergencies, and to perform system maintenance that cannot be completed during normal business hours.

Primary Responsibilities:
The Network Administrator will implement network and server-based solutions in order to a meet the business needs of the customer. The primary services handled by the Network Administration team include:
Server & workstation hardware troubleshooting and configuration
Operating systems troubleshooting and configuration for both Microsoft and VMWare
Disaster recovery planning and testing, including backup and restore; remote software installations and upgrade
Asset management
Virus protection
Network performance monitoring
Network hardware troubleshooting and configuration
Messaging services, including email
Network security including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance procedures
Internet connectivity, including firewall and VPN services

Minimum of two years experience supporting the following is preferred:
Microsoft Windows 2000 / 2003 Active Directory
Exchange 2000 / 2003
Windows 2000 Pro & Windows XP
Veritas Backup Exec 8.6 or higher
Symantec Enterprise Anti-Virus 8 or higher
Office 2000 or higher
Experience with configuring and troubleshooting server hardware (Dell and HP preferred)
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification preferred
Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification preferred
BA/BS in CS or equivalent experience preferred
Highly self-motivated individual who has the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail and strong organizational skills

Experience with the following is also a Plus:
VMWare ESX server, NetIQ applications, Citrix, MS-SQL, Oracle 10g
VNX/Avamar/Data Domain