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System Administrator - Windows at Sunquest Information Systems, Inc. in Calabasas, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

PURPOSE  (why this job exists):


This position is responsible for the configuration, implementation, and maintenance of internal and external facing computing hardware and software environment.  This position provides management of multiple computing systems, related peripheral equipment, software and operations. 




  • Team member to help administer and support day-to-day operations hosted infrastructure running an environment of VMware and over 700 Windows servers

  • Administers enterprise servers, networking, and storage

  • Assist with physical deployment of infrastructure, including racking and stacking and networking servers

  • Ensure high availability of all critical applications and servers while meeting or exceeding Service Level Agreements (SLA)

  • Ability to respond quickly to emergencies 24/​7 at off site hosting location on a rotating schedule

  • Plan and execute software, system, and network upgrades, sometimes after hours

  • Coordinates the maintenance of user accounts, systems security and manages resources for various systems.

  • Performs scheduled backups, reviews back up logs

  • Plans, coordinates and monitors the distribution of client/server software and service packs

  • Expert knowledge of system security concerns and vulnerabilities

  • Follows existing process and procedures and clearly documents all work

  • Ability to drive assigned projects to completion while multi-tasking daily duties

  • All other duties and responsibilities as assigned




  • and experience managing large VMware /vSphere environments preferred

  • Must have strong skills and abilities in at least 1 or more of the following along with a well-rounded understanding of the rest

    • Administering Microsoft Windows Active Directory and administering Windows servers in a large-scale Environment

    • Administering large scale VMWare / vSphere environments

    • Hardware – Supporting Servers, Enterprise storage

    • Networking – Switches, Firewalls, VLANs, Subnets, VPN’s, Access rules, ISCSI

    • Experience in PowerShell scripting

  • Strong troubleshooting ability, Strong documentation skills

  • Energetic, focused, detail oriented, and the ability to work autonomously

  • Ability to collaborate and work as a member of a team

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Able to plan and prioritize projects to completion




  • Associate degree or higher in related field, experience in lieu of degree

  • 3+ years of experience as a system administrator

  • Microsoft, VMWare, Cisco certification(s) a plus

  • AWS experience a plus


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS (any specific physical attributes or limiting factors to be accounted for):


Must be able to occasionally lift and move equipment up to 70 lbs. and handle exposure to a climate-controlled server room environment for extended periods of time.


Most work is performed in a normal office setting with minimal exposure to health or safety hazards; substantial time is spent working on a computer.


Additional Information


Sunquest’s policy is to provide equal opportunity to all people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, age, disability, pregnancy, genetic information, citizenship status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected category. Applicants for U.S. based positions with Sunquest Information Systems must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.