Jr. Network Administrator

Who We Are:
We are Black Mountain, a rapidly growing software company with more than 200 employees in San Diego, New York, London and Houston. Our customers are leading Wall Street and alternative investment firms who have diverse needs that are not met by off-the-shelf solutions. We create innovative, practical, and comprehensive solutions to help our customers manage their business. We are looking for smart, creative people who can tailor our software to meet any challenge that our clients can dream up.

What We Value:

  • Intelligent individuals looking to apply themselves creatively
  • People who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas and driving change
  • Energetic and passionate teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Hard-working individuals who habitually do more than asked

What We Need:

  • Windows Servers / Active Directory / Group Policy administration
  • Hands on experience on IT Hardware Troubleshooting – Desktop, Laptop, Printers
  • Excellent problem-solving skill in the area of Technical Troubleshooting
  • Microsoft Office Suite all versions support
  • Local & cloud-based VMware virtualization deployments and administration a plus
  • Knowledge of network monitoring tools (i.e., Nagios) a plus
  • Motivated and eager to learn
  • SQL Server knowledge and database administration a plus
  • WAN administration, including Site-to-Site and Client Virtual Private Networks (VPNs) a plus
  • AWS and Azure AD knowledge a plus
  • Effectively communicate the ideas, expectations, and goals while working with and through others to achieve the desired result.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provision, configure, administer and monitor servers, network services, and devices
  • Provision hardware equipment and software licenses
  • Configure and setup workstations, PCs, and accounts for new hires
  • Address IT-related helpdesk requests and reported issues from users
  • Perform patch management for servers and end user PCs
  • Manage and configure anti-virus system
  • Administer VOIP-based hosted telecom system
  • Manage system back-up and restore activities
  • Contribute to strategic IT projects & initiatives

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum two years of proven working experience in the area of networking engineering and/or administration
  • A+ and N+ certificates and related experience
  • A three-year degree in Network Engineering, Computer Engineering, Information Technology, or a related discipline is preferred

What We Offer:

  • Fun, fast-paced work environment
  • Constantly evolving, cutting edge technology
  • The ability to make a significant impact immediately upon jumping in
  • An opportunity to work with some of the best firms and the best people in the financial industry
  • The ability to create change in the product we sell, by using the very same solution (in a very different way) to perform your daily job
  • Numerous team building activities, such as monthly happy hours to promote collaboration
  • An annual trip for the whole company to somewhere where we can collaborate and have fun (e.g. Cancun, Cabo, Vegas, Costa Rica)
  • 4 weeks of vacation

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