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Systems Administrator

Irvine, CA 92602
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LPA is seeking a passionate Systems Administrator to join our integrated team of architects, engineers, interior designers, landscape architects and master planners. As a member of Inspire Design (ID), our unified technology team, you will be a firm wide participant in our uniquely collaborative process by maintaining, supporting and implementing technologies that inspire the design process. Your impact will be across multiple disciplines on a wide variety of innovative, sustainable projects. Our award-winning projects aim to have a positive and enduring environmental, economic and social impact.

As a Systems Administrator at LPA, this is what you would own:

  • Windows OS Updates (WSUS)
  • Windows Imaging (WDS)
  • Teams administration and management
  • VM Ware, vSAN, vSphere
  • Server builds, consolidation + upgrades
  • Automated Power Management via Vertiv or similar tools
  • Automated Tools + Processes for better systems performance and alerts

As a Systems Administrator at LPA, this is what you would contribute to:

  • Assist with Office 365/ Exchange Management
  • Management of security and distribution groups
  • Assist with file Storage Management
  • Assist with Panzura File Management
  • DFS Management
  • Resolving elevated incidents and requests within the service desk system

As a System Administrator at LPA, this is what you will learn:

  • Deeper knowledge of Microsoft Teams best practices and administration
  • LPA specific applications (implementation + administration)

As a Systems Administrator at LPA, this is what you will improve:

  • Network + server performance and reliability
  • Windows updates process (WSUS)
  • Windows deployments (WDS)
  • Automated reporting for the following: Network, Network bandwidth capacity and utilization, Cloud storage performance, capacity and utilization

Within 1 month this person will:

  • Be introduced to the Systems, Design and Intelligence teams to capture a holistic understanding of LPA and the Inspire Design
  • Learn specific systems and technologies that LPA uses
  • Collaborate with Network Administrator and Security Analyst for an introduction into LPA's network and security infrastructure
  • Work with Systems Manager to develop and present plan for implementation of Vertiv power management at all sites
  • Evaluate current WSUS environment and provide schedule for next updates to firm wide machines

Within 3 months this person will:

  • Take ownership of firmwide windows updates
  • Implement power management alerts and monitoring for at least 1 location
  • Serve as an escalation point for Service Desk tickets

Within 6 months this person will:

  • Take ownership of WDS
  • Review and optimize systems performance alerts
  • Provide recommendations for maintenance, upgrades and/or new systems technologies for LPA
  • Provide recommendations for optimization of VM Ware, vSAN, vSphere and Server builds, consolidation and upgrades
  • Provide next steps for implementing power management alerts and monitoring for all locations

Within 12 months this person will:

  • Implement and own power management alerts monitoring
  • Take ownership of VM Ware, ySAN, vSphere and implement optimization recommendations
  • Be responsible for implementing recommended server builds, consolidation and upgrades
  • Implement and own improved performance monitoring alerts
  • Be main point of contact for all system administration responsibilities
LPA is an integrated design firm with offices in California and Texas. We specialize in creating innovative, sustainable environments that work better, do more with less and improve people's lives. We provide a vibrant and rewarding work environmentone that values and fosters creativity, collaboration, critical thinking, community engagement and ongoing career development and growth. LPA is also committed to diversity, wellness and work-life balance. LPA offers competitive salaries and generous benefits, including health and dental insurance, retirement and financial, wellness and other work/life plans.

Please note that LPA does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed contract, LPA will not agree to pay any recruiter fee. In the situation an agency or recruiter submits a candidate or resume without a previously signed agreement and/or without LPA's request, LPA explicitly reserves the right to hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of LPA.


Posted: 2021-08-30 Expires: 2021-10-01

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