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Systems Administrator, IT (Brooklyn, NY)

Vera Institute of Justice
New York, NY
  • Expired: June 06, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Who we are: The Vera Institute of Justice, founded in 1961, is a nonprofit criminal justice organization that strives to build just government institutions and safe communities free from the scourge of racism, white supremacy, profit, and inequity that is pervasive in this countrys legal systems. We are an inside lane organization that drives change at scale with ambitious public sector leaders who share our commitment to building anti-racist, reparative systems that deliver justice. We leverage our access to government to transform these systems and work collaboratively with stakeholders across many movementsincluding advocacy, grassroots, and grassroots organizations.

Our role is to pilot solutions that are transformative and achievable, harness the power of evidence to drive effective policy and practice, and use advocacy and communications to change narratives and norms. Vera has a staff of almost 300 people and offices in New York City, Washington, DC, Los Angeles, and New Orleans. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workplace. We expect our staff to embody respect, independence, collaboration, commitment, anti-racism, and equityboth in our outward-facing work and the internal culture of our workplace.

We value a range of experiences in peoples educational backgrounds and encourage people who have been directly impacted by the criminal justice system to apply. Who you are: The System Administrator is responsible for maintaining Veras systems, deploying, and managing solutions for endpoint management, improving, and assisting in the implementation of new systems and services across the organization. Performs work related to planning, implementation and delivery of technical infrastructure, networking, information security and Assists with day-to-day helpdesk requests and serves as an escalation point. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: System Administration Maintains essential infrastructure systems, including OS, applications, servers, storage devices, email systems, laptops, desktops, software, and hardware. Manages backup solutions (Software and Hardware). Configures back up jobs, runs backup recovery jobs as needed. Manages remote monitor and management solution for endpoints, for deployment of software applications and updates. Responsible for maintaining all OS, software and Antivirus definitions up to date on all of Veras workstations/servers/systems. Responsible for the administration of cloud-based applications and integrations with Veras Identity provider solution. Information Security Reviews system configurations and recommend security controls as needed. Works with the security team in the implementation of new security measures and assist with auditing requests around access management. Configures and manages SSO integrations for all standard/approved Vera SaaS applications. Cloud Infrastructure Assists with the administration of cloud platforms (GCP, Azure, AWS) Maintains access and identity management for authenticated users. Assists with cloud integrations with existing on-premise services. Virtualization Responsible for the maintenance and improvement of Veras virtual environment and underlying hardware equipment. Serves as escalation point for hardware and software/OS issues for virtual servers and Hypervisor Responsible for system updates and recommend system hardware upgrade as needed. Documentation Creates and maintains thorough documentation and work with the Network administrator to create process flows and Physical/Logical topology diagrams of the network. Creates and maintains detailed SOPs for processes related to system admin duties What qualifications do you need? Required: Bachelors degree + 3-5 years of relevant experience.

In lieu of a Bachelors degree, applicable work or life experience may be considered. Experience in managing/maintaining systems (Meraki, VMWare, AWS, Azure, NAS, SAN) Proficient with Microsoft Office suite, Windows 10 administration experience, Windows server and Networking, Web conferencing tools, Remote Desktop tools, Helpdesk ticketing system, proficient in Active Directory Users and computer, Group Policies, and good communication skills (Verbal and written). Experience in systems administration, software deployment and networking concepts with hands on experience on firewall (Cisco, Meraki), tcp ip protocols, public DNS settings and SSL certificate administration from Public CA. Cloud administration experience (AWS) Preferred: Certifications Network+, Security+, CYSA, MCSA, AWS Additional eligibility requirements: N/A List of Required Software Applications: Veeam, VMWare, AWS, Azure/O365, Active Directory, Ninja RMM, Windows and Linux servers, Zoom, Slack, Lucidchart, Smartsheets. Compensation and Benefits The compensation range for this position is $87,000 - $91,000. Actual salaries will vary depending on factors including but not limited to experience and performance.

The salary range listed is just one component of Vera Institutes total compensation package for employees. As an employer of choice in our field, supporting Vera staffboth personally and professionallyis a priority. To do this, we invest in the well-being of our staff through other rewards including merit pay, generous paid time off, a comprehensive health insurance plan, student loan repayment benefits, professional development training opportunities and up to $2,000 annual for education costs and fees relevant to Vera work, employer-funded retirement plan, and flexible time and remote work schedules.

To learn more about Veras benefits offerings, click here ( . Applications may also be faxed to: ATTN: People Resources / Systems Administrator, ITVera Institute of Justice34 35th St, Suite 4-2A, Brooklyn, NY 11232Fax: (212) 941-9407Please use only one method (online, mail or fax) of submission.No phone calls, please. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted. As a federal contractor, and in order to ensure a healthy and safe work environment, Vera Institute of Justice is requiring all employees to be fully vaccinated and provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccine before their start date. Employees who cannot receive the vaccine because of a disability/medical contraindication or sincerely-held religious belief may request an accommodation (e.g., an exemption) to this requirement. Vera is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, military status, prior record of arrest or conviction, citizenship status, current employment status, or caregiver status. Vera works to advance justice, particularly racial justice, in an increasingly multicultural country and globally connected world. We value diverse experiences, including with regard to educational background and justice system contact, and depend on a diverse staff to carry out our mission. For more information about Vera, please visit Powered by JazzHR

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