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Systems Engineer - Newark

Here’s what you need to know:
We’re looking for a Systems Engineer who will be responsible for all aspects of administration of our Active Directory/Azure AD/Office 365/Google Suite environment, including deploying, maintaining, and troubleshooting Windows servers (physical and virtual), Windows 10 Intune deployment, and SaaS systems. The Systems Engineer will work in tandem with other Systems Engineers and will report to the Managing Director of Technology.

Must haves:
  • Minimum 5-7 years overall IT experience, with 4+ years in systems engineering / administration – preferably with experience in an educational organization
  • Strong understanding of Active Directory (on premise); preferably with experience in Azure AD and O365 as wel
  • Experience with:
    • Windows Server 2012
    • PowerShell or other scripting language
    • VMware ESX 6.1 or higher
  • Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking concepts and technologies
  • Collaborative work ethic with a strong drive to learn and share knowledge
  • Highly self-motivated and directed, with excellent attention to detail
  • A determined problem-solver who works best in a goal-oriented, timeline-driven environment with the ability to create and innovate
  • Excellent communicator, with the ability to translate business and technical needs and successfully interact at all levels of the organization while functioning as a team player
Nice to have:
  • Undergraduate degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Deployment and administration of Windows 10 computers; preferably in an Azure AD, Intune environment
  • Experience with:
    • O365 Exchange administration
    • Microsoft licensing
    • Microsoft SQL Server management and administration
    • VOIP system administration; preferably Shoretel/Mitel
    • Cisco infrastructure (Networking, Meraki, Webex, Umbrella, Licensing, etc.)
    • Front-end development languages (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
    • Enterprise macOS administration; preferably with Jamf Pro
    • Google Apps domain administration
    • Kaseya Management Suite 9.X
Here’s what you’ll be doing:
  • Domain management of Active Directory and Google Apps for Education environments.
  • Design and oversee account provisioning and SSO systems: Identity Automation, Okta, Google and others.
  • Administer and optimize enterprise device management tools such as Microsoft Intune, Kaseya, Jamf Pro, Chrome Device Management and others.
  • Configure, monitor, and troubleshoot the health, performance and reliability of all servers and services, including patching, capacity planning, availability, and application performance.
  • Deploy, manage, upgrade and troubleshoot VMware vSphere clusters.
  • Manage Zendesk environment including design and configuration of all automations.
  • System administration and support of non-IT systems such as Accounting, HR, and Recruitment solutions.
  • Assist in the integration of new technology and reconfiguring current systems to accommodate changing requirements.
  • Monitor E-LAN network which spans our 11 sites across 3 cities - Newark, NJ, Camden, NJ, and Miami, FL.
  • Accurately log network and server outages and incidents, including participating in 24x7 On Call rotation (1 week every 1-2 months).
  • Provide Tier 3 end user support.
  • Lead problem-solving efforts that often involve outside vendors and other support personnel and departments.
  • Define and document procedures, policies, and technical instructions for team and staff.
  • Develop and implement project plans; manage some project implementations.
  • Mentor and cross train team members on existing and new technologies.
Compensation & Benefits
In addition to a competitive salary, KIPP NJ offers a full comprehensive benefits plan, including health care, retirement, an optional subsidized wireless plan through Verizon, a school laptop and transportation benefits for TEAMmates commuting into New Jersey from the New York City area. 

About KIPP New Jersey and KIPP Miami       
KIPP New Jersey/Miami schools are part of the nationally recognized “Knowledge Is Power Program” non-profit network of college-preparatory, public charter schools educating elementary, middle, and high school students. In 2002, KIPP New Jersey first opened its doors in Newark’s South Ward as a single class of 80 fifth graders and has since grown to teach over 5,100 students in grades K-12 in Newark and Camden. 92% of KIPP New Jersey students currently qualify for free or reduced-price meals. Today, we have grown to 16 (K-12) schools throughout Newark and Camden, NJ and Miami, FL.  Learn more about KIPP

KIPP New Jersey is an equal opportunity employer.


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