DataDirect Networks (DDN.com) is a world leader in massively scalable storage. We are the leading provider of data storage and processing solutions and professional services that enable content-rich and high-growth IT environments to achieve the highest levels of systems scalability, efficiency and simplicity. DDN enables enterprises to extract value and deliver results from their information. Our customers include the world's leading online content and social networking providers, high performance cloud and grid computing, life sciences, media production organizations and security & intelligence organizations.
We are currently seeking a Systems Administrator II
The Systems Administrator’s role is to ensure the stable operation, maintenance, monitoring and improvement of DDN IT infrastructure. This includes planning, documenting, installing, configuring, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing servers, storage systems, data center environment (HVAC, power, UPS, PDU, racks, KVM, environmental monitors, etc.), backups as well as various infrastructure systems across the organization including Microsoft Hyper-V (2008 R2, 2012 R2, 2016), Microsoft DPM 2012 R2, Microsoft Lync 2010/SfB, Microsoft SQL 2008, Microsoft Exchange 2010+, Microsoft IIS/SharePoint 2013+, Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x -7.x, Openstack, VMWare vSphere 5.x – 6.x. This person will ensure the availability of client/server applications, and configure new server hardware, VMs and operating systems. Where applicable, the system administrator will collect and analyze data, hardware and computer problems, take escalations from the Helpdesk and resolve problems in a timely and accurate fashion. In this role, demonstrated understanding of fundamentals and concepts with an ability to learn quickly and execute effectively are more important than hands-on experience or knowledge of specific implementations, products and versions.
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:
Qualifications for this role are:
(Any Combination of the following is preferred)
Formal Education & Certification:
DDN has a very strong orientation towards these 4 characteristics and any successful employee will demonstrate these capabilities:
Self-Starter - Takes independent action to identify and solve problems. Seeks out relevant information needed to make decisions. Gets involved with new initiatives.
Success/Achievement Orientation - Delivers quality results consistently. Targets, achieves (or exceeds) measurable results. Sets challenging goals, focuses on critical priorities, and is accountable.
Problem Solving - Recognizes problems and responds with a systematic assessment that identifies and addresses cause of issue. Practical, realistic, and resourceful.
Innovative - Builds and improves key business processes that enhance the effectiveness of DDN. Generates new ideas, challenges the status quo, and solves problems creatively.
DataDirect Networks, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, sex stereotyping, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.