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Systems Administrator

Position:  Systems Administrator

Location:  Crystal City, VA

Nature & Scope:  The System Administrator’s role is to configure, maintain, and monitor the Bank’s applications and systems to ensure a high level of availability of the supported network environment. This individual also participates in the implementation of policies and procedures to ensure system access and provisioning is consistent with industry best practices and regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Configuration and maintenance of the Banks desktop and server environment
  • Manage end user accounts, permissions, and access rights in accordance with best-practices regarding security and regulatory compliance
  • Develop understanding of the Bank’s in-house developed applications
  • Deployment, configuration, and maintenance of end-user software and applications
  • Deploy workstations, laptops, servers, printers, scanners and other peripheral devices
  • Provisioning of mobile (Blackberry) devices
  • Configuration and maintenance of the Bank’s e-mail messaging system
  • Manage connectivity of desktops and laptops to the local area network and from remote locations VPN
  • Administration of enterprise backup solution, including configuration of backup and restore tasks/jobs
  • Anticipate, mitigate, identify, troubleshoot, and resolve hardware and software problems on servers and workstations
  • Provides Tier 2 and Tier 3 support as necessary for Service Desk incidents
  • Practice network asset management, including maintenance of network component inventory and related documentation
  • Analyze system, server, application, network, and input/output device performance
  • Recommend, schedule, and perform software and hardware improvements, upgrades, patches, reconfigurations, and/or purchases
  • Conduct research on emerging products in that will improve service levels and efficiencies
  • Create system access reports for periodic review by Information Security
  • Participate in negotiations with vendors, outsourcers, and contractors to secure software products and services
  • Coordinate with network operations, network security, database administration, and IT management to implement applications and systems utilizing industry best practices to meet            regulatory requirements
  • Develop, document, and maintain procedures for system administration 
  • Manage and/or provide guidance to junior members of the team

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Formal Education & Certification
    • College diploma or university degree in the field of Information Technology and/or 5-7 years of system administration experience
    • Microsoft and ITIL certifications preferred
  • Knowledge & Experience
    • Working technical knowledge of Microsoft client/server operating systems, including:
    • Windows XP
    • Windows 7 (plus)
    • Windows Server 2003
    • Windows Server 2008
    • Experience managing users and groups in Active Directory
    • Experience provisioning and maintaining Blackberry handheld devices using Blackberry Enterprise Manager
    • Working technical knowledge of VMware virtualization, including the deployment of desktop/server virtual machines
    • Experience supporting Microsoft Office applications and suites, including Visio and Project
    • Extensive application support experience with the following:
      • Symantec Backup Exec
      • RSA Authentication Manager
      • Desktop Authority
      • Symantec Ghost or Acronis
      • Lotus Notes
      • Cisco VPN
    • Experience configuring network connectivity using Cisco switches
    • Working technical knowledge of IBM Domino (plus)
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Windows network administration, including DHCP, DNS, TCP/IP
    • Hands-on troubleshooting experience with HP desktop, laptop, and server hardware
    • Knowledge of applicable data privacy practices and laws
    • Demonstrated experience documenting processes and procedures for routine administrative tasks

To apply for this position, please submit your resume with a cover letter to ncbvajobs@ncb.coop.