PDS Tech Inc Systems Administrator - Messaging in Menlo Park, California

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Systems Administrator - Messaging, in Menlo Park, CA.

Summary:

  • Work on a team of highly technical and talented messaging engineers chartered with maintaining the global messaging infrastructure.

  • Support day-to-day operations and escalations of the overall messaging environment.

  • Improve and optimize system administration and management with coding and automation.

  • Understand metrics for measuring success and performance of services to ensure service performance, scalability, stability and security for both existing and new service deployments.

  • Contribute to meeting KPIs and SLAs through management of task queues.

  • Support large-scale global disaster recovery exercises while working closely with other infrastructure, production and business teams for the client.

  • Participate in rotational on-call schedule.

Prerequisites:

  • 7+ years of experience in Windows OS and core infrastructure support including: Active Directory, DNS, and DHCP.

  • 5+ years of experience in managing email platforms (Office 365, Microsoft Exchange, Postfix, Proofpoint, etc.) and email integrity technologies including SPF, DKIM, DMARC, etc.

  • 3+ years of scripting experience in PowerShell or Python. Ruby is a plus.

  • Understanding of server hardware and sizing, hypervisor technologies (preferably VMware), and cross-platform integrations (i.e. heterogeneous operating system support).

  • Ability and demonstrated talent in avoiding or minimizing business impact despite existing technical challenges.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience with networking principals, firewalls, and load balancers.

  • 3+ years of experience managing geographically dispersed infrastructure and DR environments.

  • 3+ years of experience in configuration management (Chef, Puppet, SCCM).

Education:

  • Technical degree at the Bachelor’s level or equivalent education and experience preferred.

Required Skills:

  • POWERSHELL

  • ACTIVE DIRECTORY

  • EXCHANGE

  • MICROSOFT EXCHANGE

  • SCRIPTING

Additional:

  • SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

  • SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATION

  • CHEF

  • CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT

  • DNS

  • FIREWALLS

  • NETWORKING

  • PYTHON

  • RUBY

  • VMWARE

  • CHANGE MANAGEMENT

  • CODING

  • DISASTER RECOVERY

  • LARGE-SCALE

  • METRICS

  • OPERATIONS

  • SECURITY

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.