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Jr. System Administrator

  • Location:
    Poway, California
  • Job reference:
  • Category:
    System Administrator
  • Contract Type:
    Direct Hire

A Jr. System Administrator job in San Diego, CA is available through Modis. Our client is looking for a Jr. System Admin to come and fill in a recently opened permanant position within the company. This is an exciting opportunity as they are willing to train a candidate with a background in helpdesk into the System Admin role.

Jr. System Administrator job responsibilities include:

User administration (setup and maintaining account)
Maintaining system
Verify that peripherals are working properly
Quickly arrange repair for hardware in occasion of hardware failure
Monitor system performance
Create file systems
Install software
Create a backup and recover policy
Monitor network communication
Update system as soon as new version of OS and application software comes out
Implement the policies for the use of the computer system and network
Setup security policies for users. A sysadmin must have a strong grasp of computer security (e.g. firewalls and intrusion detection systems)
Documentation in form of internal wiki
Password and identity management


Proficiency in supporting Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, and 10.
Desktop software such as Microsoft Office Suites.
Advanced Server support skills for Windows 2012, and 2016.
Proficiency in virtualization technologies such as VMWare or Citrix.
Proficiency in administering multi-site networks of up to 200 users.
Proficiency in administering backup solutions and experience with disaster recovery of on-premise and cloud based environments. Datto experience preferred.
Networks, internet connection issues, as well as be able to configure network devices such as routers, firewalls and UTM appliances.
Advanced desktop and router VPN connectivity troubleshooting and configuration (Cisco, SonicWall, OpenVPN, IPSEC).
Security software such as Filtering firewalls, Anti-virus, Anti-SPAM, Anti-Spyware, and other security related technologies.
Ability to analyze IP traffic patterns and use tools such as wireshark, ethereal, etc..
Proficiency in cloud/local migrations using cloud services such as Office365, AWS, and Google Cloud.

If you are interested in this Jr. System Administrator job in San Diego, CA then please click APPLY NOW. If you have questions about the position or would like more information please contact Matthew Dolan at 858-410-1112 or by email at

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