System Administrator in Boston, MA at Eliassen Group

Date Posted: 3/23/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Boston, MA
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Job Description

Are you a skilled System Administrator, with the ability to ensure the availability, performance, and security of enterprise-wide IT infrastructure?

If so, we may have the ideal role for you with our client in Boston.

In this role, you will provide support for ticketing systems and departmental projects. Effective communication and vendor management skills are essential.

Interviews will be offered remotely, candidate can start remotely.

Access to confidential information requires a strong background of ethical behavior and professional judgment.

We will accept corp to corp or w2 contractors. For our w2 consultants, we offer a great benefits package that includes Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits, 401k with company matching, and life insurance.

Responsibilities of the System Administrator:
  • Ensure environments, services, and applications meet established SLA's
  • Proactively identify risks and improvement opportunities
  • Be available 24/7 to respond to emergency incidents; manage root cause analysis and remediation
  • Work with vendors to update infrastructure and make configuration changes
  • Evaluate proposed technology purchases and assess impact; make informed recommendations and justify analysis
Requirements of the System Administrator:
  • Networking expertise configuring and troubleshooting switches, firewalls, routers, and VPNs
  • Proficiency in public and private web/cloud systems infrastructure
  • Knowledge of VMware configuration and scripting
  • Comfortable with Windows Server administration
  • Desire to maintain and expand technical proficiency
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work with and manage vendor relationships
  • Knowledge of scripting and automation a plus
  • Security systems background is ideal
Keywords: System Administrator, Windows Server, VMware, Security Systems, SIEM

Job ID: 335802

About Eliassen Group:

Eliassen Group provides strategic talent solutions to drive our clients’ innovation and business results. Leveraging over 30 years of success, our expertise in IT staffing, Agile consulting, creative services, managed services, and life sciences enables us to partner with our clients to execute their business strategy and scale effectively. Headquartered in Reading, MA and with offices from coast to coast, Eliassen Group offers local community presence, deep networks, as well as national reach. For more information, visit

Eliassen Group is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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