Systems Admin / IT Consultant

Aligned Technology Solutions - a growing, highly customer centric IT Solutions firm is seeking a Systems Admin / IT Consultant help us continue to provide expert IT solutions and exceptional customer service to small and medium sized business in the NOVA / DC Metro area.

The ideal candidate will have excellent technical, troubleshooting and customer service skills. This person will have a “yes I can” attitude and always asks what else can be done to help. They will be eager to learn and do more. This person may be an outstanding engineer who is ready to take the next step in their career toward technical leadership. This person will be polished and able to communicate technical solutions to non-technical decision makers. The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of experience working with a broad range of technologies and solutions including:

  •  Microsoft Server Technologies and Operating Systems
  • Active Directory and Email Administration
  • TCP-IP Networking
  • Server Virtualization
  • Backup and Disaster Recovery Solutions
  • Firewalls, VPNs and Security Solutions
  • Cloud Technologies
  • Voice Over IP (VOIP) Solutions
  • Systems Management Tools

In this role you will be responsible for supporting clients as a member of our high touch, team both on client sites as well as from our office in Woodbridge.  You will be responsible for designing, implementing, managing and servicing our clients’ networks and critical systems. You will take escalated issues from our Help Desk team as well as provide technical mentorship. In addition, you will support sales in developing proposals and co-presenting them to prospective clients.

You will be exposed to many different technologies. As such, you will not be expected to know everything, but expected to be resourceful in finding solutions.

Requirements:

  •  Demonstrated technical skillset and experience
  • Technical leadership ability
  • Excellent customer service skills and “can do” attitude
  • Highly responsive
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Ability to read/speak/write at a high level. The role requires high level written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated technical skillset and experience
  • Resourcefulness – the ability to figure things out
  • Reliable transportation
  • Background check required

Desirable:

  •  Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline or equivalent experience
  • Technical certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, Dell and other top solutions are highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of MSP tools (LabTech; Connectwise; etc.)
  • Google Apps / Office365
  • Rackspace / AWS
  • Datto / Barracuda products

To apply, email a cover letter and resume to careers@myaligned.com