Principal Systems Administrator-up to 110K plus bonus- North of Boston


Primary role of this position is to act as a technical lead to evaluate, design and implement new technology and tools to optimize our server and computing infrastructure.  This includes having high-level design experience to plan for the overall logical and technical IT architecture. This individual will provide technical leadership, hands-on implementation and on-going day to day support and consulting across the organization. This role will also be responsible for developing, maintaining, supporting, and optimizing key functional areas, particularly SAN storage technology and data back-up and virtualization design and support.



•Design and implement Microsoft, VMware Virtual and EMC SAN Infrastructure solutions as well as providing short- and long-term plans to ensure infrastructure meets existing and future requirements

•Plan, manage and implement Information Technology (IT) capital investment projects.

•Conduct research, make recommendations and implement products, services, protocols, and standards in support of all infrastructure procurement and development efforts

•Provide Windows, Linux infrastructure expertise, direction, and assistance to Systems Administrators

•Develop and implement infrastructure capacity planning and optimization to fully utilize available resources

•Conduct research on emerging technologies in support of new infrastructure efforts, and recommend technologies that will increase cost effectiveness and infrastructure flexibility

•Design, develop, and oversee implementation of end-to-end integrated systems

•Develop and execute test plans to check infrastructure and systems technical performance. Report on findings and make recommendations for improvement

•Continue consolidation of physical servers to virtual infrastructure

•Install new server and other infrastructure equipment to support current and new projects

•Assist when needed with day to day administration tasks



•Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Computer Science or related field and/or 7+ years equivalent work experience

•7+ years experience implementing infrastructure design and operational excellence.

•Extensive EMC SAN management experience (VNX series)

•VMware Virtual and SAN Infrastructure experience required

•NFS datastore experience

•Experience working with HP Server and Blade class machines

•Technical Certifications (ex. Microsoft, Cisco, VMware, EMC) preferred

•Experience implementing Disaster Recovery (DR) site for core business infrastructure and applications

•Thinking “out of the box” to resolve IT issues when needed

•Technical lead experience implementing Microsoft solutions

•Hands-on experience in troubleshooting hardware.

•Keen attention to detail

•On-call availability

•Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment

•Strong customer service orientation

•Highly self-motivated and directed

•Ability to prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment and make sound decisions in emergency situations

If interested and qualified, send updated resume with contact info to

Unfortunately, Visa sponsorship or transfer not available for this role


About vinceter1

Onthe company side: TechEdge Recruiting delivers with a one on one approach to staffing technical hiring needs for clients throughout New England. With over 15 years of relative industry experience, we will deliver Quality versus Quantity. We have full life cycle recruiting expertise to provide you with a seamless and confidential process from initial interview set up through salary negotiations. We will respond quickly to your planned and unplanned staffing needs. In fact, we often present candidates that you may miss in your internal recruiting efforts. We thoroughly screen and extensively check credentials and references to present candidates who best match your business needs, functional requirements, and company culture. Then, we handle negotiations and monitor satisfaction. We have a diverse client base to draw from in various industries which includes High Tech, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Government. Our goal is to provide companies with the talent they need to grow and to enhance the careers of the candidates we represent. We provide the best-suited candidates for you to screen based upon your requirements. We become a partner with your organization to provide you with the most compatible fit for your specific needs. We will make sure each candidate is well informed and qualified for your position. Companies turn to us for our expertise in understanding exactly what they seek (and because we take the time to learn what our candidates seek). We take pride in offering the most effective and discreet placement services available. Because of that, we are able to attract top notch, technology savvy, bright individuals and help them grow in great companies. You pay us NO FEE unless or until you hire our candidate. Expertise in the following areas: Database Administration/Development-Oracle, SQL Server Desktop/Help Desk Support Network & Infrastructure Engineering-LAN/WAN/SAN, Security, Firewalls, Messaging System Administration-Unix or Windows based, Linux Web Development/Software Engineering SAP/Peoplesoft Consultants SharePoint Developers, Administrators, Analysts & Architects On the Candidate side: TechEdge Recruiting works with Information Technology professionals using a one on one approach to assist in attaining your career goals. Our services are effective and discreet. We have a diverse company client base in various industries which include High Tech/Software, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Retail, Manufacturing, Healthcare and Government. Companies turn to us for our expertise in understanding exactly what they seek because we take the time to learn what our candidates seek. We are results oriented and pride ourselves in elevating the careers of talented people. We do this while helping View all posts by vinceter1

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