Network Administrator
MA - Boston
12 months

Madison Sterns, a national IT Consulting company, is looking for a Network Administrator with our client in Boston, MA. The duration of this assignment is 12 months.

The Network Administrator must be able to manage network services from the planning phase through the implementation phase.  He or she will interface with other team members, management, and end-users on a regular basis.  After hours availability is required in order to respond to emergencies, and to perform system maintenance that cannot be completed during normal business hours.
Primary Responsibilities:
The Network Administrator will implement network and server-based solutions in order to a meet the business needs of the customer. The primary services handled by the Network Administration team include:                     
  • Server & workstation hardware troubleshooting and configuration
  • Operating systems troubleshooting and configuration for both Microsoft and VMWare
  • Disaster recovery planning and testing, including backup and restore; remote software installations and upgrade
  • Asset management
  • Virus protection
  • Network performance monitoring
  • Network hardware troubleshooting and configuration
  • Messaging services, including email
  • Network security including Sarbanes-Oxley compliance procedures
  • Internet connectivity, including firewall and VPN services
Minimum of two years experience supporting the following is preferred:
  • Microsoft Windows 2000 / 2003 Active Directory
  • Exchange 2000 / 2003
  • Windows 2000 Pro & Windows XP
  • Veritas Backup Exec 8.6 or higher
  • Symantec Enterprise Anti-Virus 8 or higher
  • Office 2000 or higher
  • Experience with configuring and troubleshooting server hardware (Dell and HP preferred)
  • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) certification preferred
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) certification preferred
  • BA/BS in CS or equivalent experience preferred
  • Highly self-motivated individual who has the ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; attention to detail and strong organizational skills
Experience with the following is also a Plus:
  • VMWare ESX server, NetIQ applications, Citrix, MS-SQL, Oracle 10g
  • VNX/Avamar/Data Domain

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