Remote Junior Systems Administrator (11 views)

San Francisco
May 23, 2023
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Job Summary: 
We are looking for a Junior Network Administrator with experience in managing and maintaining a hybrid Azure environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting our network infrastructure and compute environments, and ensuring its stability, security, and reliability. This role will involve working closely with other IT team members to design, deploy, and maintain our environment. 
Key Responsibilities: 
Manage and monitor our network and computer environment to ensure its stability, security, and reliability 
Troubleshoot network issues and implement solutions to ensure the reliable operation of our infrastructure 
Collaborate with other IT team members to design and deploy new network solutions and technologies 
Configure and maintain network services such as firewalls, application gateways, and web application firewalls 
Provision, maintain, and monitor the health and security of Windows servers and services
Monitor network traffic and analyze network performance to optimize the network and improve user experience 
Implement and manage security products such as firewalls, VPN, anti-spam/anti-phishing, and encryption to protect our network from potential threats 
Manage Veeam and O365 backups and backup systems, and handle data restore requests as needed 
Provide administrative and escalation support for end-users, troubleshooting hardware and software issues related to network connectivity, Zoom, Windows, and Microsoft O365 apps 
Participate in on-call rotations and provide 24/7 support for critical network issues 
Assist with the creation and maintenance of documentation related to network architecture and operations 
Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field 
2-3 years of experience in network administration, preferably in a hybrid Azure environment 
Experience with Microsoft Azure services such as Azure Virtual Machines, Azure Virtual Networks, and Active Directory 
Familiarity with networking protocols such as TCP/IP, DNS, DHCP, and VPN 
Knowledge of network security best practices and experience implementing security measures such as firewalls and encryption 
Experience providing 2nd level Help Desk support for Windows and Microsoft O365 
Knowledge of Zoom video conferencing and telephony and experience managing Zoom accounts 
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
Excellent communication and teamwork skills 
Ability to work independently and prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment 
This is a full-time position with competitive compensation and benefits.  If you are a motivated network administrator with a passion for cloud technologies and a desire to learn and grow, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.