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New Hampshire - USD Full Time Posted: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
About Albany International

Albany International is a global advanced textiles and materials processing company with two core businesses.

Albany Engineered Composites is a rapidly growing supplier of highly engineered composite parts for the aerospace industry.

Machine Clothing is the world's leading producer of custom-designed fabrics and belts essential to production in the paper, nonwovens, and other process industries.

About Global Information Services (GIS)

Global Information Services is the team within Albany chartered with providing leading-edge systems and technologies to internal users as well as Albany customers. GIS provides services ranging from Information Technology Strategy to infrastructure development and maintenance, with a unique and intense focus on customer service.

About our Enterprise Data Services group

Our Enterprise Data Services group is responsible for Albany's Global Data Centers that house many of the Enterprise Systems, including SAP, Intranet and Sharepoint. Our professional team of engineers works with the latest in new infrastructure technologies in combination with other GIS departments to ensure a functional, well-performing, reliable, and secure environment for our enterprise applications and communications needs.


The Data Center Systems Administrator role is to operate and manage the Global Data Centers in alignment with the Global Information Services (GIS) strategy and objectives in the organization under the direction of the Global Data Center Manager.


* Implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.

* Benchmark, analyze, report on, and make recommendations for the improvement and growth of the IT infrastructure and IT systems.

* Document the Infrastructure architecture environment and procedures to insure the infrastructure remains cost effective, efficient, and of high quality.

* Maintain expertise in the area of architecture, including industry trends, strategies, and products to ensure that assets are effectively and efficiently utilized.

* Responsible for the provisioning, installation/configuration, operation and maintenance of data center hardware, software and related infrastructure; including/but not limited to VMWare virtualization, NETAPP Storage and HP Servers.

* Accountable for server and backup monitoring, and maintaining appropriate IT infrastructure standards and documentation across multiple operations system and hardware platforms.

* US Citizens and those authorized to work in the US are encouraged to apply, we are unable to sponsor at this time.
Work Conditions

* Minimal domestic and international travel.

* Sitting for extended periods of time.

* Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools, and to handle other computer components.

* Occasional inspection of cables in floors and ceilings.

* Lifting and transporting of moderately heavy objects, such as computers and peripherals.

* Off hours/on call support as required.

* BS Degree in computer science or engineering

* MCSA with focus in System Center and Server Technologies

* 0-3 years of experience with datacenter technologies in an administrative role with increasing levels of responsibilities.

* Demonstrated experience in deployment, administration, and integration of basic levels of data center technologies.

* Data Storage Systems and Technologies. ie RAID

* Demonstrated experience with virtualization.

* Three years of experience with Microsoft Technologies.

* Enterprise Backup Software and Configuration experience.

* Strong skills in Microsoft Technologies including but not limited to: SQL, Windows Server, and SharePoint.

Personal Attributes

* Strongleadership skills.

* Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication skills.

* Ability to conduct and direct research into IT issues and products.

* Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language.

* Highly self-motivated, self-directed, and attentive to detail.

* Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

* Extensive experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

* Embrace continuous learning to broaden and harden technical, business, written and verbal communication skills.

* Strong communication skills in remote phone or video conferencing situations

New Hampshire, United States of America
Albany Engineered Composites
Albany Engineered Composites
11/14/2017 8:05:08 PM

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