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Hawkes Learning Systems | Mount Pleasant, SC
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Job Description

The successful candidate will serve as Systems Administrator, responsible for all aspects of company's security, network infrastructure, physical and virtual server farms, enterprise applications, employee equipment, and user administration. Candidate will partner with other departments to develop solutions that meet departmental and company objectives. Applicant must be willing to relocate to Charleston, SC. Competitive pay and benefits offered.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, document, and implement software and hardware infrastructure improvements
  • Configure, optimize, and test network Servers, Routers, Switches, load balancers to ensure they comply with requirements and security policy
  • Install, test, maintain, and upgrade server software and hardware, providing detailed documentation of all configuration changes and asset inventory.
  • Monitor, analyze, and improve system and network performance
  • Monitor and administer Firewalls, Routers, Switches, and load balancers
  • Monitor and administer physical Servers and SANs
  • Monitor and administer virtualized server and network environment
  • Backup and restore critical data and systems
  • Monitor and administer a disaster recovery site, testing periodically to ensure business continuity.
  • Manage user accounts and security groups across several sites and domains
  • Manage the entire life cycle of employee desktops and laptops.
  • Responsible for achieving and maintaining ISO 27001 security compliance
  • Responsible for overall security of networks and endpoints, monitoring for intrusive behavior, and minimizing security risks
  • Perform periodic security audits to ensure compliance with security standards and procedures
  • Provide leadership and direction to junior staff, giving them opportunities to grow in their experience and skills
  • Perform all tasks independently, with good judgement, and limited supervision

Preferred Knowledge and Experience

  • Administration and troubleshooting for Windows and Linux Servers and workstations.
  • VMWare ESX and/or Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization technologies, including distributed Switches and virtual SANs.
  • Load balancer technologies such as F5 Big-IP.
  • Expert knowledge of intrusion detection and prevention systems, and incident management
  • Microsoft Windows Active Directory and Microsoft Exchange
  • Administration and auditing of users, security groups, and file server permissions
  • Develop and maintain detailed and accurate configuration and design documents, with illustrations
  • Configure and troubleshoot DNS, IP Routing, VOIP, VPN
  • Administration with Windows Powershell, Python or other Scripting technologies

Preferred Qualifications

  • College diploma or university degree in the field of computer science, information sciences, or related field and/or 7 years of equivalent work experience
  • Certifications in areas related to Cisco, Windows, Linux, and VMWare
  • Positive attitude with the ability to multi-task and work effectively with minimum supervision
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

About Hawkes Learning:

Hawkes Learning is an educational technology company and textbook publisher that specializes in course materials for students at the college level. We are a rapidly growing company, developing solutions through innovation that help our customers do what they do best.

Our customers expect excellence from us, and we bring it to them through exceptional service, student-centered innovation, collaboration, and community growth.

We love it here, and you will too. If you think you've got what it takes, apply now!


Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location