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Senior IT Systems Administrator

Company: Perkins & Co
Location: Portland
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Senior IT Systems Administrator We're adding a Senior IT Systems Administrator to our team! We seek people who are a little better than the rest - a little smarter, more insightful, more ambitious, and a lot more fun. We hire good people and give them a good place to work. Our secrets to keeping them around are a positive culture, strong community involvement, and a dedication to continuous improvement.What's in it for you? Besides competitive compensation and benefits, you would join a team of critical thinkers with high levels of technical curiosity. We have a great time digging into technical problems and opportunities in our environment. We sometimes divide and conquer, but we also love to put our heads together. In this role you will be actively leading technology projects and collaborating with other team members. You would have ample opportunity to expand your skills and knowledge. Big projects going on in the foreseeable future include single sign-on deployment, MFA deployment, implementation of new security policies, VLAN reconfiguration, broad adoption of MS Endpoint Manager, implementation of new detection and response technology (EDR/MDR), and a Document Management System migration.Work location and schedule are flexible, although preference may be given to those who live within commuting distance to our downtown Portland office so they can maintain equipment in our server room. Provided you're flexible for business needs, you can decide whether your long-term work arrangement will be primarily remote, in-office, or hybrid.Perkins provides competitive benefits, great perks, and we've budgeted a salary range of $90K - $125K DOE annually (exempt).Responsibilities

  • Lead and execute IT work associated with technology projects underway
  • Administer Azure AD and on-prem AD hybrid domain
  • Automate IT process through scripting and other mechanisms
  • Maintain and monitor non-managed equipment in server room (servers, networking equipment, environmental systems, etc.)
  • Manage (or coordinate 3rd party management of) on-premises networks
  • Manage Public DNS, domain registrations, etc.
  • Manage Microsoft 365 services including, but not limited to, Exchange, Defender, SharePoint, Teams, and third party M365 backups
  • Use Microsoft Endpoint Manager to deploy, manage, and maintain Azure AD-joined endpoints (drivers, updates, configuration management, application deployment, etc.)
  • Serve as back up and an escalation point for IT specialists (helpdesk) and other systems administrators
  • May supervise Systems Administrators
  • Assist in all preparations to migrate to new or different IT services or service providers
  • Assist in investigation of security incidents
  • Fulfill shared administration responsibility in coordination with MSP
  • Serve as Perkins IT technical contributor in any future M&A activity
  • Contribute to management of technology projects of varying complexity, coordinating people and other required resources from IT, other departments, and/or MSP Required Qualifications
    • Demonstrated experience supporting and developing a corporate enterprise running on Windows server, Microsoft 365 cloud, and IP network infrastructure
    • High level of patience and professionalism when supporting and collaborating with people with varying degrees of technical competency
    • Demonstrated ability to document and communicate thoroughly, effectively, and proactively, in writing and verbally, to people at all levels of the organization
    • Demonstrated experience in leading cross-departmental technology projects
    • Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, System Administration, or a closely related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience supporting technology in a professional services firm
      • Microsoft Modern Desktop Administrator certification or any other certification on the Certified Enterprise Administrator path
      • Expert-level experience in MS Endpoint Management suite (Intune) or SCCM
      • Demonstrated project management experience with modern project management tools and approaches Does this sound like the right opportunity for you? Please apply today! We'll do our best to respond in timely fashion. If you have questions, please email Areena McLaughlin, Director of Recruiting, and Julie Brodell-Martin, Senior Recruiting Specialist, at .Perkins & Co is an Equal Opportunity EmployerBeing a local firm gives us the advantage to do what our employees want. Being a great company takes more than just having a sleek office, fun events and wild parties, all of which we do have, coincidentally.Perkins & Co offers competitive salary, 401(k) profit sharing plan with immediate vesting of employer contributions, generous paid time off plan, incentive plan for sales leads, a comprehensive health and disability insurance package, and more! Please visit our website for more information ()

Keywords: Perkins & Co, Portland , Senior IT Systems Administrator, IT / Software / Systems , Portland, Oregon

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