Systems Administrator FireEye
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED FireEye is the leading provider of next-generation threat protection focused on combating advanced malware, zero-day and targeted APT attacks. FireEye's solutions supplement security defenses such as traditional and next-generation firewalls, IPS, antivirus and Web gateways, which can't stop advanced malware. These technologies leave significant security holes in the majority of corporate networks. FireEye's Malware Protection Systems feature both inbound and outbound protection and a signature-less analysis engine that utilizes the most sophisticated virtual execution engine in the world to stop advanced threats that attack over Web and email. Our customers include enterprises and mid-sized companies across every industry as well as Federal agencies. Based in Milpitas, California.
Join one of the hottest and fastest growing network security start-ups in Silicon Valley. FireEye is backed by pre-eminent investors Sequoia Capital, Norwest Venture Partners and Juniper Networks and is experiencing explosive growth as it redefines the $20B+ security landscape to combat the next generation of cyber-attacks.
We are looking for an experienced Systems Administrator for our Milpitas office.
The systems administrator will be charged with installing, supporting and maintaining servers or other computer systems, and planning for and responding to service outages and other problems. Other duties may include scripting or light programming, project management for systems-related projects, supervising or training computer operators, and being the consultant for computer problems beyond the knowledge of technical support staff. To perform his or her job well, a system administrator must demonstrate a blend of technical skills and responsibility.
Perhaps the most important skill for a system administrator is problem solving -- frequently under various sorts of constraints and stress. The systems administrator is on call when a computer system goes down or malfunctions, and must be able to quickly and correctly diagnose what is wrong and how best to fix it.
Must understand the behavior of software in order to deploy it and to troubleshoot problems, and generally know several programming languages used for scripting or automation of routine tasks.
Responsible for effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational values and enabling staff.
Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues. May resolve problems within established practices.
Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends, sometimes with little advanced notice.
System Administrators are responsible for maintaining the computer systems of a company. Server management is a primary responsibility, and a System Administrator would be responsible for installing, maintaining and upgrading servers. They are also responsible for ensuring the servers are backed up, and that the server data is secure from unauthorized access. System administrators will also often perform light programming (usually scripting, which involves writing programs to automate tasks).
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES
The Systems Administrator will manage and support the corporate Windows and Linux infrastructure, along with various network and applications-based systems and structures.
Establishes system specifications by conferring with users; analyzing workflow, access, information, and security requirements; designing system infrastructure.
Establishes system by planning and executing the selection, installation, configuration, and testing of PC and server hardware, software, and operating and system management systems.
Maintains system performance by performing system monitoring and analysis, and performance tuning; troubleshooting system hardware, software, networks and operating and system management systems; escalating application problems to vendor.
Upgrades system by conferring with vendors and services; developing, testing, evaluating, and installing enhancements and new software.
Protects organization's value by keeping information confidential.
Analyzing system logs and identifying potential issues with computer systems.
Performing routine audits of systems and software.
Applying operating system updates, patches, and configuration changes and responsibility for documenting the configuration/changes.
Adding, removing, or updating user account information, resetting passwords, etc.
Troubleshooting any reported problems.
Ensuring that the network infrastructure is up and running.
Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities. Configure / add new services as necessary.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.
System Administration, Developing Standards, Multi-tasking, On-Call, Networking Knowledge, 6+ years system administration experience required.
3+ years demonstrated knowledge in administering an Exchange 2003/2007 environment, Exchange 2010 experience a plus.
3+ years administering and maintaining Unix/Linux environment, specifically Redhat/CentOS; requiring a working knowledge level
5+ years of administration experience for Windows Server 2003/2008 versions;
3+ years demonstrated knowledge of virtual platforms and architectures; including VMWare ESX/ESXi 4.0 and newer
3+ years knowledge of Windows 2003/2008 Active Directory domain structures and administering users, objects, groups, roles, and permissions
3+ years demonstrated knowledge of Antivirus applications, preferably Sophos technologies
Understanding of common backup and restore procedures
Excellent written/oral communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Ability to multi-task in fast paced environment
Proven ability to take a given task and work independently and as part of a team to bring the task to completion
Excellent ability to trouble shoot methodologies and solve issues to meeting deadlines
Confidently introduce ideas and participate in detailed technological discussions
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