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System Administrator, Cloud
Watertown, MA

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Job Description

VHBs corporate IT department is looking for an energetic and self-driven individual to join our network infrastructure team supporting our core IT infrastructure and data centers both on-premises and in the cloud. The candidate will work with the team and regional IT service staff to provide remote system administration support across VHBs 26 regional offices. The ideal candidate will have at least 5 to 7 years demonstrated experience with Microsoft Windows servers, and strong knowledge of cloud technologies specialized in Azure and O365. The position will be responsible for the day-to-day administration, performance, and tuning, of mission-critical services deployed using the above technologies. The position will be based from our headquarter office located in Watertown MA, but the successful candidate should have the ability to travel to regional offices on occasion.


* Design and deploy enterprise-level Azure infrastructure for VHB business application services and client-facing applications
* Azure cost analysis, cloud and on-prem monitoring and management
* Work closely with DEV and application teams to ensure appropriate resources are deployed and managed in the cloud
* Collaborate and support technical, service and DEV teams
* Implement on-prem and cloud infrastructure in accordance with industry best practices for scalability, reliability, security, and performance
* Stay up to date on all technical developments in Azure and Office 365 Cloud Services
* Familiarity with Cloud-based defensive systems and alert analysis
* Windows Server and Active Directory/ on-prem and Azure AD administration
* Build, deploy and troubleshoot system hardware and software in the cloud and on-prem

Desired Attributes

* High proficiency with Microsoft Azure cloud technology and administration
* Experience migrating on-premises environments to the cloud
* Experience with log analysis and alert management (SCOM, OMS, SCCM preferred)
* Incident Response and Alert Management experience highly desired
* Understanding of Active Directory Domain Services and Azure Active Directory
* Experience with Windows Server 2012/2016/2019
* Strong experience with protecting and securing cloud-based/multi-tenant infrastructure
* Experience with Office 365 administration, O365 services, and Azure VMs
* Experience with Microsoft Cloud App Security desired
* Strong skills with PowerShell
* Good knowledge of Network and TCP/IP routing/subnetting as well Windows Networking such as DHCP, DNS
* Flexible hours based on project requirement
* Ability to diagnose, research and solve problems independently


* Must have strong troubleshooting/debugging skills
* Strong sense of responsibility and initiative
* Excellent interpersonal oral and written communication skills
* An ability to prioritize, organize and handle multiple tasks carefully and accurately
* An ability to work independently and as part of a team
* A strong desire to learn new technology and disciplines quickly
* Experience with Active Directory, Azure, VMWare, Office 365 Applications and Microsoft server and security Infrastructure


* Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Information Systems, or similar, preferred
* 5 years demonstrated experience with Microsoft Windows servers, and good knowledge of cloud technologies specialized in Azure
* Experience in the Architecture/Engineering/Construction Industry a plus

VHBs passionate professionals include engineers, scientists, planners, and designers who partner with public and private clients in the transportation, real estate, institutional, and energy industries, as well as federal, state, and local governments.

Together, we work to improve mobility, enhance communities and economic vitality, and balance development and infrastructure needs with environmental stewardship.

At VHB, were invested in what we do, compelled by intellectual curiosity, and driven to work collectively to best serve our clients and help shape the future of our communities in a meaningful way. Were proud, yet humbled, to have been doing this for 40 years. We are dedicated to making a positive impact and providing opportunities to grow personally and professionally.


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