System Administrator


: $93,310.00 - $145,320.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Information Technology

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The New York Philharmonic seeks a Systems Administrator to be responsible for a wide range of standard industry technologies as well as unique products in the performing arts. Responsibility is to not only break/fix but provide proactive monitoring and response to technical needs. Build and support advanced solutions for a broad arts environment that eases the arts process as well as builds efficiency.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

System Maintenance

  • Conduct and complete system backups, maintenance, server upgrades and patching.
  • Administer of Exchange cloud and/or on prem-environment.
  • Deploy and manage patches throughout organization.
  • Experience with SQL Server configuration and management including clustering and log shipping.
  • Experience migrating and managing computing workloads on public cloud platforms (Azure, AWS).
  • Experience with managing and configuring load balancers for public facing web applications.
  • Responsibility for maintaining organizational DNS.
  • Responsibility for managing, renewing, and deploying SSL certificates across the organization.

Security and Performance Analysis

  • Complete all activities in accordance with industry compliance and organizational polices.
  • Perform daily review/analysis of security and event logs.
  • Create and manage Virtual Private Network (VPN) accounts.
  • Utilize Qos/Diffserve management for network efficiency.
  • Monitor offices' network and firewall bandwidth/capacity.

Development and Integration Adaptation

  • Lead, champion, and support projects related to implementing such best practices.
  • Maintain a high degree of expertise in order to research, analyze, evaluate and recommend new technology developments.
  • Keep current on technology and business application trends and best practices through participation in conferences, national and regional associations, e-learning. Sharing trends with IT team as necessary and applicable.

Customer Service & Leadership

  • Provide exceptional customer service to staff and visitors. Take every possible step to ensure that staff have a positive experience.
  • Engage with Lincoln Center Technology team for support of shared services such as corporate phones and VoIP.
  • Present a polite and professional demeanor when interacting with Staff and visitors.
  • Handle requests promptly and politely.
  • Be on call for emergency system support.
  • Lead Collaborative efforts with Helpdesk, Director of Digital Platforms, Tessitura Administrator, and Director of IT to develop and deploy organization wide IT functionality and solutions.
  • Trouble shoot issues, elevating and collaborating as needed with other IT staff members to problem solve.
  • Act with integrity and adaptability when problem solving to develop best solution at the highest industry standard.
  • Analyze complex IT&S business needs presented and recommend technical solutions.

Operations and Administration

  • Responsibility for overall vendor management, including vendor support of desktop and multifunction printers.
  • Document, coordinate, and archive network activity.
  • Identify, review, and recommend hardware and software purchases.
  • Help develop an online hardware/software inventory.
  • Help manage corporate software and hardware, including maintaining licensing information.
  • In collaboration with the Director of IT, manage selection and evaluation of application and technology vendors.


  • Minimum of 3-5 years previous experience in supporting IT infrastructure and system administration.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years previous experience demonstrating technical proficiency in multiple areas, including: security, networking, administration, and hardware.
  • Bachelor s Degree (or equivalent experience) in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field.
  • Must be highly proficient in the Windows Server, MAC OS.
  • Capable of supporting SQL, IIS, AD, Exchange .
  • Ability to work within high availability environments and maintain an acceptable operation uptime to accommodate unconventional business requirements.
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft operating systems (2012-r2, 2016), 8, 10 and prepared to learn new systems as they are deployed.
  • Must be highly proficient with firewall administration and configuration, intrusion detection systems, proxy servers, anti-virus operations, security configuration management, vulnerability assessments, incident response and auditing.
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Applications.
  • Ability to fully reimage computers without supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to devise fiscally responsible solutions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated self-starter with high motivation.
  • Experience with FC storage systems (EMC, Dell, Nimble, Hitachi, or comparable).
  • Experience with managing load configurations on VMWare systems, providing storage support and performing backup routines.
  • With handling AD GPOs, desktop support, and troubleshooting.
  • With network management, server scripting and/or programming.

The New York Philharmonic offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package including medical, dental, life, long term disability insurance, generous vacation and sick days, 403(B) plan match, commuter benefits, and more.

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