Senior Systems Administrator [INTE-46] Information Technology Department, NY
Office: National Offices, New York, NY
Location: New York
JULY 9, 2018
Senior Systems Administrator [INTE-46]
American Civil Liberties Union
Information Technology Department, NY
For nearly 100 years, the ACLU has been our nation’s guardian of liberty, working in courts, legislatures, and communities to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed by the Constitution and laws of the United States. Whether it’s ending mass incarceration, achieving full equality for the LGBT community, establishing new privacy protections for our digital age, or preserving the right to vote or the right to have an abortion, the ACLU takes up the toughest civil liberties cases and issues to defend all people from government abuse and overreach. With more than a million members, activists, and supporters, the ACLU is a nationwide organization that fights tirelessly in all 50 states, Puerto Rico, and Washington, D.C., for the principle that every individual’s rights must be protected equally under the law, regardless of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or national origin.
The Senior Systems Administrator will be part of a team of a talented IT support staff that demonstrate superb technical competency, deliver mission critical infrastructure support while ensuring the highest levels of availability, performance and security for all ACLU National offices. The candidate must be a forward thinking individual with a high degree of customer service focus and excellent communication skills while serving as a liaison between infrastructure and general operations of all ACLU National offices to ensure ACLU staff can work effectively to meet organizational goals. Additional responsibilities will include serving as escalation point of contact for a variety of business unit specific IT services and applications and managing the procurement and asset management of IT equipment. The Senior Systems Administrator will report to the Associate Director, Information and Technology Services in the Information Technology Department.
ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
REQUIRED TECHNICAL SKILLS
Windows 7, 8.1 & 10, Server 2012, Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Microsoft Azure, Amazon AWS, Mac OS, Microsoft Office 2010, 2013, 2016, SaaS, IaaS, desktop configuration, hardware diagnosis.
The ACLU offers a generous and comprehensive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with experience and within parameters of the ACLU compensation scale.
HOW TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter and resume to hrjobsINTE@aclu.org - reference [INTE-46/ACLU] in the subject line. Please note that this is not the general ACLU applicant email address.
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