Senior System Administrator

New York, NY
Feb 28, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
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Job Description

Senior System Administrator

at OnDeck (View all jobs)

New York, NY

OnDeck (ONDK) uses data aggregation and electronic payment technology to evaluate the financial health of small and medium sized businesses to efficiently deliver capital to a market underserved by banks. Through the OnDeck platform, millions of small businesses can obtain affordable loans. We are changing the way small businesses borrow money by combining our passion for Main Street with cutting-edge technology. We evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not personal credit, and that's enabled us to say "yes" more often and faster than traditional lenders.

What excites us at OnDeck? Technology. Innovation. Small businesses. We believe in our employees and power their growth through being challenged every day and offering careers that inspire. We're all about teamwork, passion and making an impact. Oh and having fun - Whether it's a game of Ping-Pong, team get-togethers or weekly happy hours in the office.

Department summary:

Technology at OnDeck is a mix of building cutting edge systems to provide a world-class user experience to our customers and partners, aggregate mountains of data to make real-time lending decisions, and of course move lots of money every day. We have an emphasis on scalability, reliability and accuracy.

OnDeck is offering an opportunity for a System Administrator to join the IT Support team. We have a current need to scale up our IT Support team and provide hands on support for our New York Office. Our company is growing significantly and it is essential that we have the capacity to maintain an excellent level of service to all of our users. You will be part of a talented and friendly team of technology professionals and report directly to the Senior IT Manager in NY.

In this role, you will:
  • Provide end user support and software, hardware, and network assistance in an office environment as well as remote
  • Assist in the implementation of network changes as instructed their manager
  • Document, track and monitor issues via ticket tracking system (Spiceworks/JIRA) to ensure a timely resolution
  • Provide regular updates to customer as needed until case is resolved
  • Set up workstations for new hires, including imaging computers, software/hardware installs
  • Adhere to administrative procedures to properly document change management
  • Manage asset inventory and report on any changes or needs
  • Continually improve their own skill sets and learn new technologies as directed by their manager
  • Offer feedback and recommendations to improve standard procedures and customer support methods and processes

Qualifications for success:
  • A passion for technology and an extraordinary work ethic
  • Sound written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent people skills and customer service orientation
  • Attention to detail, follow-up and follow through
  • Strong organizational skills (punctuality and timeliness a must)
  • Ability to multi-task and to prioritize workload to complete projects according to established timelines
  • Motivation and maturity to work independently, be a self-starter and know when to escalate
  • Ability to diagnose and troubleshoot hardware issues with PC/Mac laptops, Printers, VOIP phones
  • Familiarity with office software products like Windows, Office, Internet Browsers, Adobe, Anti-virus
  • Experience with Microsoft Windows and Mac OSX Server applications
  • User Management via Active Directory for Windows and Mac users
  • Solid understanding of networking and troubleshooting network issues
  • Ability to carry 50 pounds of IT equipment

Preferred Technical Skillset:
  • 3+ years of hands on professional experience
  • Operating Systems: Windows 7, Windows Server 2003/2008/2012, Mac OSX (Mountain Lion/Mavericks), ESXi 5.x
  • Networking: Cisco routers, ASA Firewalls, Netgear Switches
  • Server Applications: AD, DHCP, DNS, AIK, NetBoot/NetInstall, OSX Server, SFTP, SSH, VMware
  • Productivity Applications (On/Off Premises): Office 365 Suite, Adobe Suite, Salesforce, Shoretel VOIP phones, vSphere Client, Cisco Anyconnect VPN, Symantec AV, GotoMeeting

What we offer you:
  • An open-minded, collaborative workplace, which will both challenge you and celebrate your work.
  • A workplace full of bright, interesting, enthusiastic colleagues.
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance, 401k matching program, flex spending plan and life insurance.
  • Paid/flexible vacations and holidays.
  • If you're sick just stay home and feel better.
  • Summer & holiday events with the entire office!
  • Happy hour every Wednesday.
  • Fully stocked kitchen with snacks and drinks.


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