Server Administrator

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Job Code: PD23-05
Posted On: Tuesday, 10th January 2023
Department: Information Technology
Location: Main Office
Kensington, Md
10400 Detrick Avenue
Pay Rate: Grade 21, $75,000 - $90,000 (range)

Job Description:

This is a highly technical position responsible for the deployment, maintenance, and administration of a variety of servers, both physical and virtual, as well as network infrastructure, and SaaS platforms. This individual will work with the network operations team, administering Windows Active Directory, server virtualization, backup and patch management, and endpoint and perimeter security. This position will also assist in the administration of Google Workspace and accompanying SaaS tools, to support users in the cloud. This individual will be a technical escalation point to the Helpdesk staff and must have strong analytical problem solving skills. This individual will assist with IT projects in a collaborative team environment, and all work must be carried out with a focus on customer service, clear communication, and a friendly and helpful attitude when interacting with staff, peers, vendors, and other customers. This position may also require after-hours support for IT projects and other duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 4 years of experience with Active Directory and/or other system and data center administration.
  • Practical experience working with local and wide area networks.
  • Experience with VMWare vSphere and VDI preferred.
  • Experience securing internet-connected systems and sensitive data, as well as other cybersecurity practices a plus.
  • Considerable knowledge of information technology principles and practices.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with peers and external service providers.
  • Network+, Server+, or other IT certifications related to server and network administration are a plus.

An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.

Low-income residents in Montgomery County with the above qualifications are encouraged to apply.