IT System Administrator Level 3

Job Locations US-NJ-Basking Ridge
Information Technology
Position Type


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The System Administrator Level 3 Details:

  • Full-time, exempt (salaried) position
  • Remote/WFH opportunities are available for this position
  • We are seeking only U.S. based candidates at this time
    •  Candidates who currently reside outside of the U.S. will not be considered at this time

The System Administrator Level 3 is responsible for:

  • Administering the VMware server and desktop management environment
  • Providing Tier III support to other VMware administrators
  • Responsible for preventative and corrective maintenance of the VMware server and desktop management environment
  • Execution of projects to upgrade and expand resources within the VMware environment

Qualities we look for in the System Administrator Level 3:

  • Ability to work and interact with others in a structured/team-centric environment
  • Exhibits consistent accuracy and attention to details
  • Demonstrates organizational skills along with ability to manage multiple deadlines
  • Solution focused when necessary and contributes to the team’s and company’s success
  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly to the non-technical audience on technical issues as well as the ability to communicate to a technical audience


System Administrator Level 3 Qualifications, Professional Skills & Prior Experience:

To be considered for this position, all candidates must have the following experience in:

  • VMware Horizon View administration/management- Horizon
  • VMware vRA (vRealize Automation) now formally called VMware Aria Automation
  • VMware vCenter/vSphere administration/management
  • Understanding of VMware ESXi, and VMware NSX-T or V networking
  • Concepts with VDI profile services such as VMware DEM, AppVolumes
  • Concepts of backup technologies like Veeam
  • Concepts of Directory Services and multi-site/domain configurations
  • Capacity tracking/planning and resource allocation
  • Office 365 application comfort and knowledge
  • 5 – 8 years of experience administering a server and/or virtual desktop environment
  • Extensive VMware Virtualization Experience - install, configure, and manage VMware environment, including Virtual Datacenters, Host Clusters, High Availability (HA), Distributed Resource Scheduler (DRS), Storage DRS, and other functions managed by vCenter
  • Knowledge and working experience of vRealize Operations
  • Experience troubleshooting virtual storage connectivity and performance issues

System Administrator Level 3 Preferred Qualifications, Professional Skills & Prior Experience:

  • Network knowledge, skills, and experience in a complex network data center environment
  • Troubleshooting virtual storage connectivity and performance issues
  • Microsoft Azure administration/implementation
  • Working knowledge and experience with replication technologies in a VMware environment:
    • vSphere Replication
    • Site Recovery Manager
  • Experience working with other VMware management applications:
    • Update Manager
    • Lifecyle Manager
    • Log Insight
    • vRealize Network Insight
  • Other software/applications:
    • PowerCLI/PowerShell script or equivalent
    • Windows Server (*preferably 2016 or latest versions) & Active Directory

System Administrator Level 3 Education Requirements: ** Or equivalent discipline, relevant certifications and/or additional years of experience**

  • Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree with major in:
    • Computer Science
    • Information Technology

System Administrator Level 3 Preferred Certifications:

    • VCA Data Center (and/or Cloud) Certification
    • VMware certifications: VCP-DTM & VCP-CMA


The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of essential functions, responsibilities, or requirements.


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.


Prager Metis CPAs is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered without regard age, race, color, sex, gender, pregnancy, gender identity or expression, religion, creed, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, military status, veteran status, employment status, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, domestic victim status, caregiver status or any other characteristic protected by law. Prager Metis also makes reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities, in accordance with Americans With Disabilities Act and applicable state laws.


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