Jr Systems Administrator

Posted on 18 May 23 by Jennifer Bogus

  • Owings, Mills
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Jr Systems Administrator


Owings Mills, MD (2 days onsite, 3 days remote, must be onsite day 1)


Compass Pointe has partnered with a global financial company in the Owings Mills, MD area that is looking for a Jr Systems Administrator. The main function of is to be responsible for system administration of core systems as well as monitoring and repair of high-performance computing systems. Ensures consistent and reliable operation including enterprise servers and network infrastructure.


  • Provides wide ranging system administration in a multi-platform environment.
  • Focus on Windows OS – Desktop and Server -   MAC OS Experience is a plus.
  • Responsible for general systems administration tasks including system configuration management, OS installations, security updates, and urgent system patching.
  • Vulnerability management system experience - Tenable / Nessus is a plus -
  • Heavy focus on patching / Windows Patches / Software Updates.
  • Writes and implements scripts to automate tasks and PowerShell knowledge.
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot hardware components that are problematic.
  • Troubleshooting Skills are critical.  Being able to connect the dots from diagnostics to problem resolution.
  • Performs daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, network disruption awareness and predefined key processes.
  • Monitoring will be desktop endpoints.  Working on ensuring patching is up to date on those endpoints.
  • Reviews system logs, application logs and security logs.
  • Able to work with programs - cmtrace to view and read logs.
  • Prior work in an Enterprise AV / EDR Suite is a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field required.
  • 2-4 years’ experience required.
  • Proven work experience as a system or network administrator.
  • Past work in Security / Operations / Vulnerability management / Citrix is a plus.

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