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IT Jr Engineer - Metro Atlanta YMCA

at YMCA of Metro Atlanta

Posted: 9/27/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R0003367
Keywords: engineer

Job Description

The YMCA of Metro Atlanta serves more than 300,000 individuals with 23 full facilities and ten additional camping and childcare locations. The Y provides financial assistance to support more than 25,000 youth, teens and families. The Y offers programs that serve kids, adults and families at all stages of life. As the largest provider of early learning and after-school programs in Georgia, the Y is closing the achievement gap for Atlanta youth. During the teen years, the Y focuses on leadership development to prepare teens to connect to and serve their communities. A leader in healthy living, the Y offers youth sports and wellness programs designed to help kids and adults live healthier and be more active. A strong community can only be achieved when we invest in our kids, our health and our neighbors. We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus:
  • YOUTH DEVELOPMENT - Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.
  • HEALTHY LIVING - Improving the nation's health and well-being.
  • SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY - Giving back and providing support to our neighbors.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • A bachelor’s degree in information systems or technology related technical field is required.
  • You love what you do and love to be part of a dynamic team
  • Basic Network & Security skills (Troubleshooting and Remediation)
  • Excellent knowledge of computers and peripherals.
  • Knowledge of current developments and technological trends in computer hardware and software
  • Demonstrated high commitment to quality, validating best practices and exploring options before making a decision
  • Experience with virtualization technology (ex: HyperV, VMware etc.)
  • Proficient with Active Directory
  • Knowledge of Enterprise backup and replication solutions (ex: Veeam, Nimble, Barracuda etc)
  • Strong conflict/resolution and analytical skills
  • Exceptional troubleshooting skills
  • Detail-oriented and very good documenting skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, work independently and problem solve 
  • Possess effective time management skills
  • Engineer must prove the ability to work independently all while keeping others informed of your processes and progress
  • Must have reliable transportation to travel to other Y sites. (Clean Driving Record/No major violations)
  • Pass a criminal background check and drug screening.

GENERAL FUNCTIONS:
Under the supervision of the Manager of IT Engineering, the IT Jr Engineer has primary responsibility for the operations of secure and highly available computing platforms, servers and networks. He/She will also install, maintain, upgrade, and work on continuously improving the YMCA’s operating environment. The IT Jr. Engineer will also maintain the ongoing reliability, performance and support of the infrastructure. This includes monitoring the operating environments and logs; responding to incidents, problems and assist in planning for growth.

•Works as part of a team building and deploying technologies into all YMCA locations
•Independently troubleshoot and resolve complex network/PC/server/application issues
•Serve as primary administrator
•Utilize sound troubleshooting methods and independent research and knowledge to
independently find solutions to problems
•Identify opportunities to improve network security efficiency/availability, and bring
recommendations to supervisor for review
•Install and configure IT computing and network equipment
•Perform regular updates on systems as needed, in coordination with larger IT team
•Maintain detailed procedures for job functions for own position and subordinates
•Assist as needed to manage network and server infrastructure, including pro-active
maintenance, updates/grades, backups, log-review and other tasks
•Work with supervisor and team to build, maintain and test a disaster-recovery/business-
continuity plan, inclusive of all systems and facilities (IT-related and otherwise)
•Produce and review reports/logs and other management output as required
•Research and self-learning through books, testing, and lab work
•Mentor/train/assist other staff (associate engineer, Jr associate engineer & technician) as
needed and as requested
•Must be available for some before and/or after-hours responsibilities as assigned by
supervisor
•Must be able to be on the on-call rotation
•Clearly and effectively communicate to fellow team employees, users and vendors
•Monitor assigned tickets in tracking system (Track-It)
•Works at direction of Manager of IT Engineering on server, database, network and other
technical infrastructure and projects
•Monitor, maintain, and upgrade servers Build, manage and troubleshoot VM servers for
development and testing

It's fun to work in an organization where people truly BELIEVE in what they are

doing!

We're committed to bringing passion and people together to champion

communities where everyone belongs.

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Metro Atlanta YMCA

About Us


Reflecting its Judeo-Christian heritage, the YMCA of Metro Atlanta is an association of volunteers, members and staff, open to and serving all, with programs and services which build spirit, mind, and body. Financial assistance is available based on need. The YMCA actively seeks to identify and involve those in need.

We believe that to bring about meaningful change in individuals and communities, we must be focused and accountable. At the Y, we measure the success of our cause by how well we engage communities in our three areas of focus.

YOUTH DEVELOPMENT
Nurturing the potential of every child and teen.

HEALTHY LIVING
Improving the nation's health and well-being.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY
Giving back and providing support to our neighbors. 



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