Senior Technical Systems Administration Specialist

Canton, Massachusetts
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Mar 01, 2018
Apr 30, 2018
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We currently have an opportunity for a Senior Technical Systems Administration Specialist to join our Corporate IT team. This position can sit in one of our OneBeacon office locations or remote for the right candidate.

The Senior Technical Systems Administration Specialist is responsible for gathering requirements, deploying new technologies as well as designs, installs, configures, maintains and performs system integration testing, operating systems, related utilities and hardware.


  • Maintain the Web and Application Infrastructure ensuring stability, security integrity and availability.

  • Plan and deploy operating system and software updates.

  • Ability to work on and track multiple tasks.

  • Assist in troubleshooting application and configuration issues, work with software vendors as required.

  • Collaboration with infrastructure teams, development teams and analysts


  • Advanced knowledge of IIS installation and configuration.

  • Advanced knowledge of networking technologies - load balancing, firewall, and VLAN.

  • Advanced proficiency in troubleshooting skills using tools such as Wireshark and Process Monitor.

  • Strong knowledge of Windows System Administration on Windows Server 2008/2012/2016, and Windows 7/10.

  • Strong knowledge of application/database connectivity including MS SQL and MySQL.

  • Working knowledge of Web Application frameworks such as WebSphere.

  • Must apply security best practices across the enterprise application/network infrastructure.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including both verbal and written communication.

  • Strong documentation skills.

  • Strong individual contributor skills and ability to work independently.

  • Experience with cloud services such as AWS and Azure.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree (or equivalent) in Information Technology

  • MCSE considered a plus

Additional skills a plus:

  • Microsoft Sharepoint

  • OpenText/Autonomy Team Site & LiveSite Content Management System

  • HP Idol

  • CA Siteminder SSO

  • IBM Websphere

  • WordPress Blogs

  • Netscaler ADC

  • Visio

  • HTTPWatch, Fiddler, and other HTTP debugging utilities.

  • Powershell

  • Scrum Agile Workflow