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System Administrator (Windows + MacOS) - Los Angeles(Hybrid)


UCLA Westwood AreaCalifornia

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Ian Hilby

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JN -072022-15137

Job Description

AVID Technical Resources is seeking a System Administrator with experience supporting Windows and MacOS environments to work in a Hybrid role for their Higher Education client in Los Angeles


  1. Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline OR three years (or more) of equivalent experience.
  2. Three or more years of demonstrated experience in Systems Engineering or Administration.
  3. Ability to integrate industry standard practices and principals into design and configuration of systems. 
  4. Possess broad technical skills with various operating systems, databases, protocols and programming languages to effectively evaluate and design systems which support mission critical business operations.
  5. Possess the verbal and written communication skills to work effectively with technical and non‐technical personnel at various levels in the organization; ability to use standard English grammar and punctuation.
  6. Demonstrated experience supporting network technologies including DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP, WINS, VPN technologies, operating system firewalls, and security certificate technologies.
  7. Demonstrated experience supporting Windows Active Directory and associated services on multiple domains including Group Policy management and user account creation and maintenance.
  8. Demonstrated in‐depth technical knowledge of Windows and macOS operating system configurations on physical and virtual machines via VMware, troubleshooting and resolution of issues related to network connectivity, logon credentials, messaging, security, encryption, and associated peripherals; and exposure to mobile and tablet devices. 
  9. Demonstrated experience in process analysis, requirements collection/documentation, solutions recommendations, and support documentation.
  10. Demonstrated experience managing and troubleshooting Windows Server operating systems, including File and Print Services.
  11. Demonstrated experience with scripting languages such as PowerShell, VBScript, and bash used in managing Microsoft Windows and Apple macOS systems and services.
  12. Demonstrated experience maintaining vulnerability or threat management solutions and ensuring that all assets and systems are scanned for vulnerabilities and remediated regularly.
  13. Experience with vulnerability management and patching solutions such as Microsoft SCCM, HCL BigFix, Qualys Endpoint Security solutions, Jamf, etc.
  14. Possess application, operating system, and information security certifications such as A+, Network +, Security+, Jamf, Microsoft Modern Desktop Administrator, CISSP, SANS, etc. (Preferred)


  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision as well as in a team environment
  • Ability to follow escalation procedure within IT Operations
  • Establish standards and procedures for best practices, enabling commitments to established SLA’s.
  • Ability to research and test new technologies and processes
  • Demonstrate ability to develop creative solutions to complex problems
  • Understanding of various Desktop Management Systems such as but not limited to anti-virus software, patch management, and software delivery
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and execute work assignments
  • Ability to communicate the status of various systems to management and support personnel
  • Ability to skillfully react to a fluid and constantly changing work environment.
  • Knowledge of desktop ticketing system (ServiceNow preferred)
  • Strong technical abilities with excellent communication and interpersonal skills

About AVID Technical Resources: AVID (Applications, Voice, Internet, Data) Technical Resources is a contract and permanent IT recruiting company. Headquartered in Boston with 9 offices around the US, AVID specializes in placing information technology professionals with either an Infrastructure Support or Applications Development background.

Since our inception in 2003, AVID has grown to be among the leading IT recruiting firms in the area. This explosive growth has led to a number of awards and recognition. Inc. Magazine listed AVID three times on their exclusive Inc. 500/5000 Fastest Growing Privately-Held Companies in the US. AVID was named one of the Leading IT Staffing Agencies in the Northeast by Forbes Magazine and the Boston Business Journal ranked AVID Technical Resources the 7th Fastest Growing Privately-held Company in Massachusetts. AVID Technical Resources has not only been recognized by local and national business and staffing organizations, but also by its most important critics: our clients and candidates. Check out our reviews on Glassdoor, Indeed, and Google here
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