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IT Manager / Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

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Posted 5 days ago

IT Manager / Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

Direct Hire

Hybrid onsite work environment.

Please no 3rd party or c2c candidates.

Our Rochester, NY based client is a software development firm that markets, sells and supports their own suite of award-winning industry leading. If you are creative, energetic, motivated and enjoy a collaborative environment, this is the place for you!

The IT Manager / Systems Administrator is responsible for providing and managing critical software development IT infrastructure and network connectivity consisting of physical and virtual servers. This role provides leadership and coaching for the IT team while setting vision and direction to inspire and drive continuous improvement of polices, standards and procedures. The successful candidate must have a good management skills, proven professional experience, be highly self-motivated, collaborative and have a desire to grow and take on new responsibility.


Bachelor of Science in IT, MIS, or other technology field is required.

Responsibilities of the IT Manager / Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

  • Support day-to-day operations of network, physical and VM servers, and client PCs
  • Provide technical expertise, critical thinking. Independently research and resolve complex IT issues
  • Develop and implement appropriate functional disaster recovery and business continuity plans.
  • Review requirements, research alternatives, make recommendations, negotiate pricing for hardware and software solutions
  • Purchase and manage software/hardware licenses
  • Manage assets through assets management system
  • Support end users who possess a wide range of technical skills in a fast and dynamic environment
  • Plan for growth of the internal network, network services and make recommendations on best practices for external-facing applications
  • Work with the Information Security Team to monitor network security, troubleshoot, and resolve security threats.
  • Work with Information Security Team to perform periodic security reviews of Corporate web applications.
  • Update IT policies and procedures, implement and enforce them
  • Maintain site books and documentation
  • This position requires 24x7 availability
  • Desired Skills of the IT Manager / Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

  • Demonstrate strong troubleshooting skills on multiple platforms Windows, Linux
  • Demonstrate knowledge of Linux administration relative to networking, storage management, user/group creation
  • Demonstrate strong troubleshooting skills of ESXi, VMware, and vSphere virtual environment
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office 365, CRM, Dynamics
  • PC Diagnostics and Repair skills
  • Knowledge of cyber security methodologies is a plus
  • Ability to bring out the best in others, provide professional development and technical guidance
  • Demonstrate utmost attention to detail, superior multitasking, organization, and prioritization skills
  • Demonstrate strong project management skills
  • Outstanding analytical, communication and organization skills – written and verbal
  • Desired Experience of the IT Manager / Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY:

  • 6+ years of complex and in-depth IT experience
  • Experience building, configuring, and troubleshooting:
  • WAN, LAN, TCP/IP, VPN Active Directory, DNS, DHCP, Windows 7, 10, Windows Server 2012R2, 2016
  • Linux (CentOS, Redhat, Ubuntu, Fedora), Solaris, macOS
  • VMware Esxi 6.5, 6.7, Office 365 (Azure, Exchange, SharePoint, Dynamics, etc.)
  • Veeam backup, ESET AV
  • Cloud Services including AWS
  • Routing and switching, SAN/NAS
  • Experience with server virtualization
  • Experience with OpenVPN or similar
  • Experience with intrusion detection penetration testing and vulnerability assessment is a plus
  • Experience with network topologies and architecture
  • Experience with Active Directory and LDAP
  • Experience with disaster recovery and business continuity
  • Experience providing leadership and professional development
  • Project Management experience
  • For more information or to be considered for the IT Manager / Systems Administrator Job in Rochester, NY please contact Thomas McCarthy at

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