Senior Window Systems Administrator

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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 11/10/2016

Newsday Melville, NY

Melville, NY
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree



Requisition ID: 29582BR
Location: Melville, New York

Position Type: Full Time

Newsday Media Group (NMG) is one of the nation s most dynamic media organizations, serving Long Island and New York City through its portfolio of mobile and digital products, print publications and live events. With 19 Pulitzer Prizes and other esteemed awards for outstanding journalism, our mission and vision is to engage consumers and businesses by connecting them to the communities in which they live, work and play.

NMG properties include the award-winning Newsday,; amNewYork, New York City s most widely circulated free daily paper along with its mobile app and; Newsday Connect, the digital solutions company serving Long Island business owners; and Newsday Local Publishing, one of the Northeast's largest groups of weekly shopper publications.

The Senior Windows Systems Administrator is accountable for the installation, maintenance and system administration of MS Windows network servers, primarily Window Server 2003, 2008 & 20012. The Administrator will maintain active directory, perform account management functions, security scans, patch management, system backups/restores. While managing Newsday s messaging infrastructure, the position will interact with end users, application and technical support teams to troubleshoot reported problems or to perform required maintenance activities. The ideal candidate will manage projects and provide advanced support and implement break-fix solutions to technical issues within the Windows server, software distribution, anti-virus, messaging, client and network services infrastructure. Additional responsibilities include: implement and maintain security administration for the Windows Server environment; develop and maintain a comprehensive Windows server software inventory/library for all related support documentation and procedures; conduct software audits of the Windows servers for compliance with established standards, policies, configuration guidelines and procedures.

Adheres to established departmental policies, standards, procedures and quality improvement principles to ensure compliance within the established Newsday guidelines and industry standards. This may include adhering to internal controls similar to those for Sarbanes Oxley, Payment Card Industry and HIPPA (where applicable) and participating in periodic reviews and audits. *College degree or equivalent work experience. Industry certification in a minimum of one core technology (CNE, MCP, MCSE, etc.)
*Minimum 4-6 years of experience in an infrastructure systems environment, preferably in a large and diverse server environment with high availability requirements.
*Extensive knowledge of the following technologies: MS Windows Server operating systems, MS Exchange, MS Office 365, MS SCCM, Citrix, VMware ESXi/vSphere, Active Directory, Symantec Anti-virus and single sign-on technologies, storage and backup technologies.
*Knowledge and experience with RHEL Linux highly desirable.
*Strong understanding of LAN technologies and networking concepts.
*Possess excellent analytical and decision making skills.
*Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills.
*Possess outstanding interpersonal and teamwork skills.
*After hours on call support required.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and maintain a drug-free and smoke- free workplace..