Systems Administrator

Ria Financial
Buena Park, CA
Aug 07, 2017
Jobs Outside Higher Education
Software & Technology
Institution Type
Outside Academe

Job Description

Imagine a career where your creative ideas and entrepreneurial energy directly improve the lives of millions of people around the world! A career where you help build high-performing teams and create a high growth startup within a diverse, multi-national, global financial services firm that anticipates the future delivery of user-friendly, convenient, digital financial services across various channels including web, mobile, and strategic partnerships / distribution. Our vision is a service that is "always on", and available whenever, wherever and however people need it, serving under served and mainstream customers, anywhere on the globe.

Ria Financial is looking for a System Administrator to be based out of our corporate office in Buena Park, California. The System Administrator is responsible for the effective provisioning, installation/configuration, operation, and maintenance of systems hardware and software and related production systems infrastructure. This individual participates in technical research and development to enable continuing innovation within the infrastructure. This individual ensures that system hardware, operating systems, software systems, and related procedures adhere to organizational policies and procedures. Other responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

This individual will assist project teams with technical issues. These activities include the definition of needs, benefits, and technical strategy; research & development within the project life-cycle; technical analysis and design; and support of operations staff in executing, testing and rolling-out the solutions.

Engineering, Provisioning, Support and Maintenance:
  • Engineering of solutions for various project and operational needs
  • Install new / rebuild existing servers and configure hardware, peripherals, services, settings, directories, storage, etc. in accordance with standards and project/operational requirements
  • Install and configure systems such as:
    • Active Directory including GPO, DNS and DHCP
    • VMware 5/6 including SRM and vSAN
    • Windows Server Clustering (Active/Passive and/or Availability Groups)
    • SQL Server configuration and set up
    • Veeam and HP Data Protector software including VTL and tape libraries
    • PowerShell scripting
    • HP C7000 and Cisco UCS blade enclosures; configuration and maintenance
  • Develop, maintain and document installation and configuration procedures
  • Contribute to and maintain system standards
  • Research and recommend innovative, and where possible automated approaches for system administration tasks. Identify approaches that leverage our resources and provide economies of scale

Operations and Production Support
  • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs such as backups
  • Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate media, recovery tapes or disks are created, and media is recycled and sent off site as necessary
  • Perform regular file archival and purge as necessary
  • Create, change, and delete user accounts per request
  • Provide Tier III/other support per request from various constituencies. Investigate and troubleshoot issues
  • Repair and recover from hardware or software failures. Coordinate and communicate with impacted constituencies

  • Apply OS patches and upgrades on a regular basis, and upgrade administrative tools and utilities
  • Configure / add new services as necessary
  • Upgrade and configure system software that supports production infrastructure applications or Asset Management applications per project or operational needs
  • Maintain operational, configuration, or other procedures
  • Perform periodic performance reporting to support capacity planning
  • Perform ongoing performance tuning, hardware upgrades, and resource optimization as required. Configure CPU, memory, and disk partitions as required

Job Requirements
  • Bachelor degree with a technical major such as engineering or computer science
  • Systems Administration/System Engineer certification in Microsoft
  • 3 years minimum of experience in systems administration
  • Great problem solving and decision making skills with ability to resolve issues on their own or with minimal help
  • Interpret and/or discuss information with others, which involves terminology or concepts not familiar to many people; regularly provide advice and recommend actions involving rather complex issues. May resolve problems within established practices
  • Provides occasional guidance to support technicians, some of which is technical
  • Functions as a lead worker doing the work similar to those in the work unit; responsibility for training, instruction, setting the work pace, and possibly evaluating performance
  • Responsibilities sometimes require working evenings and weekends and working out of office in Los Angeles 2-3 days a week

To the System Administrator we offer:
  • Growth opportunities within the company
  • Paid vacation, sick leave and holidays
  • Benefits packages including medical, dental, vision and life insurance
  • 401K with company contribution
  • Employee stock purchase program

Company Description
Ria Financial Services ("Ria") is the money transfer division of Euronet Worldwide, Inc ("Euronet) (NASDAQ: EEFT). Ria is one of the largest global money transfer companies in the world. Since its establishment in New York in 1987, Ria has been successfully providing a cost effective, secure and fast alternative to send money to the families and loved ones of customers worldwide. Now serving 150 countries, Ria has emerged as a global leader in remittances and is a recognized brand in both quality and service.

Buena Park, CA


Thu, 27 Jul 2017 14:32:49 PDT