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Systems Administrator at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF)

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French Institute Alliance Française | New York, NY
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Published 15 days ago

February 24, 2020
February 18, 2020

Summary:

FIAF’s Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the organization’s information systems; recommending information technology solutions to management; and implementing such solutions.  FIAF’s long-term IT initiatives are established by the executive staff under the guidance of the Systems Administrator.

Full Job Description

  • Develop and maintain information technology infrastructure, including network infrastructure supporting WAN and LAN connectivity for staff and clients; storage, application, and email servers; individual workstations; and business software.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve hardware and software issues in a timely manner, maintain communication with impacted users, and document resolutions.
  • Identify and control for information systems risks. This includes deploying and maintaining IT security software and hardware, managing user accounts and permissions, maintaining and testing data backups, patch management, and advising on the creation and implementation of information security policy.
  • Collaborate with departments to implement technology solutions meeting institutional needs. Examples include the installation of educational technology for the school, providing technical support and planning for cultural programs, and accommodating the technical needs of venue rental clients.
  • Collaborate with contracted MSP and delegate tasks to MSP helpdesk personnel assigned to FIAF.
  • Deploy and maintain desktop and mobile phone solutions.
  • Act as point of contact for existing IT service vendors. Advise the executive staff on vendor selection, and on the modification of existing services to meet the organization’s needs.
  • Assist the VP of Finance & Administration in creation of the annual IT budget, and work under their guidance to meet budgetary requirements during the fiscal year.
  • Maintain currency of knowledge with respect to relevant technology, equipment, and systems.

Key Technologies

  • Microsoft Windows Desktop and Server OS
  • Active Directory and Group Policy
  • Microsoft Exchange
  • IIS
  • G-Suite
  • Virtualization
  • Firewalls and Managed Switches
  • General Computer Networking – IP, DNS, DHCP, SSL
  • PBX/VoIP

Requirements

  • Associate’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field; or equivalent experience
  • 2-3 years proven experience in systems administration or a similar role
  • Some familiarity with scripting.
  • Relevant certifications a plus (CompTIA, Microsoft, or similar)
  • Authorized to work in the US for any employer.


Summary:

FIAF’s Systems Administrator is responsible for maintaining the availability, integrity, and confidentiality of the organization’s information systems; recommending information technology solutions to management; and…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 2-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

All beneftis accorded to full time staff: Healthcare, dental and vision, Retirement, Paid time off, Commuter benefits, Membership to FIAF.

All beneftis accorded to full time staff: Healthcare, dental and vision, Retirement, Paid time off, Commuter benefits, Membership to FIAF.

Level of Language Proficiency

Fluent English, knowldege of French a plus.

Fluent English, knowldege of French a plus.

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume as one attachment with salary requirements to Sarah Zafrani Sidi, Human Resources Director at careers@fiaf.org

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the large number of applicants we receive, we will only be able to contact those that we would like to meet for interviews. No phone calls.

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter and resume as one attachment with salary requirements to Sarah Zafrani Sidi, Human Resources Director at careers@fiaf.org…

Location

22 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

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