System Administrator

About Burning Glass

Burning Glass Technologies is the leading labor market analytics provider whose SaaS solutions play a growing role in closing the skills gap and informing skills and educational needs for the workforce. We provide researchers, policy makers, educators, and employers with detailed real-time awareness into labor-market demand. Burning Glass proudly serves a client base that spans six continents, including education institutions, government workforce agencies, academic research centers, global recruitment and staffing agencies, major employers, and leading job boards.

About Position

We seek a System Administrator to join our TechOps team. Based in our Boston headquarters, the System Administrator will play a vital role in designing, organizing, modifying, and supporting our technical operations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems including ISP connectivity
  • Design, deploy and maintain system/network efficiency and compatibility
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by users
  • Maintain network and system security and monitor networks to ensure uptime for production systems
  • Evaluate and modify server and network system performance
  • Ensure network connectivity throughout a company’s LAN/WAN infrastructure is on par with technical considerations (requirement gathering)
  • Assign configuration of authentication and authorization of directory services (AD)
  • Maintain network facilities in multiple offices and datacenter operations
  • Maintain Windows and Linux servers, VPN gateways, intrusion detection systems
  • Patch maintenance
  • Other responsibilities include any other related duties as assigned by the Director of TechOps, Systems Administrators, other appropriate administrator

Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will possess strong problem solving skills, attention to detail and excellent at diagnosing problems to bring resolution. S/he will be a strong communicator who is team oriented and adaptable with a customer service mentality.

Experience includes:

  • VMWare/ESX
  • Infrastructure Management
  • Cisco firewall preferred w/ IPS-IDS experience
  • Jira Confluence preferred
  • Network storage
  • Wireless
  • Datacenter
  • DR/Business Continuity
  • Network monitoring tools
  • WSUS/SCCM
  • VOIP/Telephony
  • Bachelor’s degree or related work experience
  • Current CCNA, NET+, Microsoft or equivalent certifications preferred

 

Competitive salary commensurate with experience and comprehensive benefits package offered. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to job1799@burning-glass.com.