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Senior Systems Administrator

Republic Finance Baton Rouge ,LA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description
Overview & Responsibilities

We are seeking a Sr. Systems Administrator to join our growing IT team! Republic Finance is a fast-growing consumer finance company with 200+ branch offices in 9 states. In this role you will deploy the release of new technologies as well as design, install, configure, maintain, and perform system integration testing of PC/server operating systems, related utilities and hardware. You will also be responsible for feasibility of system requirements and developing system specifications. The ideal candidate will be solutions oriented and deliver a high level of service to our internal customers. Does this sound like a match for your skillset? Apply today! Job responsibilities are as follows:

 

  • Maintains and administers computing environments, including computer hardware, systems software, applications software, and all configurations
  • Recommends changes to improve systems and network configurations, and determines hardware or software requirements related to such changes
  • Responsible for troubleshooting server problems as reported by users
  • Uses established processes, requiring operational procedures be performed with minimal customer impact
  • Researches and recommends software and hardware products
  • Supports Web access and electronic messaging services and maintains a secure systems environment
  • Provides new hardware specifications to users based on application and business needs and anticipated growth; installs new servers and maintains the server infrastructure
  • Defines procedures for monitoring and evaluates, diagnoses and establishes work plans to resolve system issues
  • Performs troubleshooting for complex hardware, software and network problems
  • Actively and consistently supports all efforts to simplify and enhance the customer experience
  • Works on multiple projects as a team member and occasionally as a project leader

Requirements

  • BS/BA in Information Technology, Computer Science or related field or equivalent work experience
  • 8-10 years of experience as a Systems Administrator with expertise with SharePoint, Office365, Azure, Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Federation Services and Group Policy
  • Expertise with Linux, Hyper Converged Infrastructure (HCI) environments (VMWare, Hyper-V, Citrix), ServiceNow (ITSM & ITOM), Veeam (Backup Replication & Availability Suite) and Okta
  • Expert level knowledge around system administration tasks and ability to provide recommendations around approach to best utilize resources
  • Outstanding ability to perform logical troubleshooting in pressure situations
  • Experience in a multi-vendor and multiple-network environment
  • Have ability to work independently or in a team with the ability to get along with many different personality types and wide range of technical skills.
  • Be a proactive, dedicated self-starter geared toward flexibility and perseverance
  • Have enthusiastic and positive telephone and face to face customer service skills
  • Have ability to learn quickly and to prioritize
  • Exhibit analytical skills necessary to successfully perform the functions above
  • Have an extreme attention to detail and understanding of cause and effect
  • Ability to make sound, independent judgments within established guidelines
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills between all levels and departments within the organization
  • Ability to work after hours when needed

 

Preferred Skills

  • Consumer finance industry experience
  • Technical certifications
  • Extensive familiarity of the protocols and technologies including, but not limited to: TCP/IP, OSPF, BGP, STP, SIP, MPLS, HSRP, LDAP, DHCP, DNS, VRFs
  • Extensive understanding of security concepts including, but not limited to: IDS/IPS, Antivirus, Web-filtering, SSL encrypt/decrypt, two-factor authentication, SSL VPN
  • Experience with Project Management
  • Experience with Cisco High performance computing (HPC), high-frequency trading (HFT) & massively scalable datacenter (MSDC) switching

Benefits

We offer a competitive pay and benefits package including: 

  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • 401 (K) and employer match
  • Company provided Life Insurance & Long Term Disability

 

Additional benefits with Republic include:

  • Regular drawings for LSU and Saints tickets
  • Employee of the Month Program
  • Philanthropic support for charities such as Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and the American Cancer Society
  • Beautiful offices with a friendly team environment

 

Republic Finance, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age disability or veteran status in employment opportunities and benefits. Republic Finance, LLC maintains a Drug-Free Workplace. #zr2

Republic Finance

Address

Baton Rouge, LA
USA

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