Network Administrator (San Diego)

Who We Are:
We are Black Mountain Systems, a rapidly growing software company with more than 140 employees in San Diego, New York and London. 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
  • Individuals who are comfortable speaking up, sharing ideas, and driving change
  • Energetic teammates looking for more than just a job to pay the bills
  • Passionate individuals who habitually do more than is asked

What We Need:

  • Windows Servers / Active Directory / Group Policy administration
  • Local & cloud-based VMware virtualization deployments and administration
  • Knowledge of network monitoring tools (i.e., Nagios)
  • Microsoft Office Suite all versions support
  • 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

Education and/or Experience:

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

Your Responsibilities:

  • Provision, configure, administer and monitor servers, network services, and devices
  • Provision hardware equipment and software licenses
  • Configure and setup 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

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 collaborate and have fun (Cancun, Cabo, New York, Vegas, etc.)
  • Medical, dental, vision, and 401k benefits
  • 4 weeks of vacation

Meet Some of Black Mountain's Employees

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