Global Data Consultants

Systems Administrator

3 months ago(10/6/2017 10:15 AM)
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Alex McCurn


Are you looking for a dynamic and innovative career with a full-service technology company? GDC IT Solutions is currently recruiting for a Systems Administrator in the Ebensburg, PA area.

Position Overview

This position is responsible for all aspects of network administration including servers, desktop systems, communications hardware/software and office systems.


  • System administration (including backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including e-mail web server, internet access, office systems and applications support, VPNs, firewalls, switches, routers, LANs, WANs, wireless access points, etc.).
  • Performs network access syslogs and audit reports.
  • Supports server, network and desktop hardware, software and applications.
  • Performs technology needs analysis.
  • Rolls out hardware and software to ensure optimal deployment of resources.
  • Plans, implements, and supports the network and computing infrastructure plan.
  • Manages small- to medium-sized projects according to agreed upon budgets and schedules.
  • Assists with technology planning through ongoing research.
  • Consults with clients to specify system requirements and design solutions.
  • Works in tandem with IT and Support Departments.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Associate Degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Business Administration, supplemented with one or more courses in current technology.  Bachelor's degree preferred
  • 2-6 years of progressively responsible experience as an administrator on a medium-sized network of servers, desktop systems and communication devices using current technologies. 
  • Experience working with Windows servers version 2000 up to 2016. 
  • Experience with VMware infrastructure version 5.5 and higher.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of setting up remote access for users.
  • Ability to administer a 250+ node network including firewalls.
  • Experience with Storage Administration including working with SAN and NAS (EMC, Dell, Cohesity). 
  • Experience with Firewalls including Fortinet, Cisco, SonicWALL, Meraki, Palo Alto.
  • Network Administration experience including working with Cisco, HP, Dell, and Juniper products. 
  • Understanding of EPL, VPN, MPLS, DIA, and DSL.
  • Ability to administer Windows, Clustered Services and Performance Tuning.
  • Exposure to Active Directory and LDAP.
  • Experience working with Unix – AIX, Solaris, Linux.
  • Monitoring systems using SolarWinds ConnectWise Automate, CA.
  • Experience with Networker, Avamar, and Veeam.

Preferred Experience

  • Microsoft, VMware or Cisco certifications

What We Do

GDC IT Solutions (GDC) is a full-service Information Technology (IT) company providing solutions that empower businesses to increase employee productivity, maximize investments, and improve operational efficiencies. With experienced and certified professionals, we deliver services in the areas of application development, data center, 24/7 multilingual service desk, desktop lifecycle management, project management, business process consulting, and IT staff augmentation. 

What Makes GDC Different:

Our employees are our greatest asset continually driving our success each and every day. We attract and maintain the best talent to provide a personal customer experience at every touchpoint. Our technology professionals care about day-to-day client interactions and resolving customer issues quickly and efficiently, the first time. We deliver services with a code of high ethical responsibility, both to protect our clients and to assure that the work is carried out at the maximum level of professionalism. We are technology experts remaining one step ahead as technology evolves and constantly engaging to understand our clients’ business technology needs in order to deliver the best possible solution. 

Why Work for GDC?

  • Cutting Edge Technology and Innovation: GDC fully supports and embraces continuing education and industry certifications to stay ahead of trends and remain current within the technology landscape. We recognize that our employees add the real value to our clients and to our business. By approaching our daily operations with a passion for innovation and a shared-learning environment, everyone can make a positive difference.
  • Career Growth: GDC is one of the fastest growing companies in the region!  Sustained growth means ongoing opportunity. Many of our senior leaders have grown within the company, starting with the helpdesk or other entry-level roles to become thought leaders in the fields of IT infrastructure, application development, project management, and business development.
  • Employee-Centric Environment: GDC prides itself on employee satisfaction with a firm belief that happy employees are the most productive employees. In appreciation of our employees and their contributions, we sponsor numerous events throughout the year including an annual gala, golf, lunch barbeques and more.
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package: GDC offers competitive compensation, excellent benefits, and a positive work environment designed around the philosophy of mutual respect. Our comprehensive benefits package includes medical, dental, prescription, vision, 401(k), short and long-term disability, and group life
  • Holiday and Vacation: GDC firmly believes in a comfortable work-life balance, and we offer comprehensive holiday and paid-time-off (PTO) packages.  We provide a generous PTO package, and we encourage our staff to use it — whether it’s for vacation or other personal reasons everyone needs time to relax and refresh.

Equal Opportunity Workplace:

GDC is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.


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