August 14, 2017

Systems Administrator – Richmond

Shaw Systems Associates, Inc., an established software development company with a rapidly growing cloud offering, is seeking a motivated systems administrator who is a highly organized and reliable team member to work full time in our Richmond, VA office.  Candidate needs to have experience in server administration, Exchange, virtualization, information security, storage systems, colocations, networking, firewalls, and cloud computing.   Candidate will also require the skills and abilities to identify, troubleshoot and resolve potential problems in hardware configurations and applications. Local candidates strongly preferred.


  • Administer/troubleshoot the company’s growing VMware platform
  • Provide a stable environment with Microsoft Windows, SQL, IIS, Exchange, Windows Scripting, and related technologies
  • Support LANs, WANs, network segments, Internet, and intranet systems
  • Maintain system efficiency
  • Troubleshoot problems reported by users
  • Make recommendations for future upgrades
  • Maintain network and system security
  • Analyze and isolate issues
  • Identify user needs
  • Maintain integrity of the network, server deployment and security
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in systems administration
  • Experience with VMware technologies including vSphere 5.0+, vCenter
  • Windows 2008 R2, SQL Server 2008 R2, Exchange Server 2013, Windows 7
  • Email administration
  • Some experience with Cisco firewalls and routers
  • Cloud experience a must
  • Experience with Active Directory/group policy
  • At least 3 years’ experience with DNS
  • Process and network monitors
  • Lotus Notes experience a plus
  • Microsoft and Cisco certifications a plus
  • Experience supporting application developers using java and .net technologies
  • Ability to meet multiple deadlines and priorities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or similar field a plus
  • Excellent English verbal and written communication skills

Please mail, fax, or email your resume to:

Shaw Systems Associates, Inc.
Employment Opportunity
808 Moorefield Park Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23236
Fax: 804-272-1727