Senior Systems & Network Administrator - Must speak French

Columbia, Maryland, United States Full-time

Company Overview.

Cloud-Xpress, a Fiducial company, is a managed Cloud services company providing powerful, easy to use yet highly scalable and effective cloud Technology services to a broad client base. The Cloud services offerings covers a full range of IT solutions - Internet and network, VoIP, servers, email, virtual desktops, Saas and files.

Position Overview 

Cloud-Xpress is looking for a Senior System & Network Administrator to deploy new Cloud customers, manage our Cloud platforms, and provide support to our client base. The successful candidate will have solid server side network and system administration skills and a strong commitment to the highest quality of project management and client support. This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing company looking for amazing talent.

The System & Network Administrator provides all aspects of computer systems & network installation, support, maintenance and administration in a heterogeneous computing environment to ensure the reliability and availability of all files and applications systems to end users. He/she assures computer, network and phone environments are in place to meet end users’ needs.

The right candidate will be trained in our French offices in Lyon for a month before joining our US team in Columbia, MD.


He/she supports the main office and offices nationwide. Major responsibilities include:

  • Installation of equipment for new offices
  • Addition/removal of user accounts, files backup, disk management, network connectivity, upgrades, security monitoring and patches, disaster recovery, inventory and user consultation.
  • Identification of system software problems and corrections, install system patches diagnose hardware problems, and provide assistance to users.
  • Provides consultation for users with system and application problems; participates in evaluation, selection, and installation of computer hardware and software packages; evaluates and makes recommendations on state-of-the-art technology improvements; provides performance monitoring and support development of policies and procedures that promote optimal use of computer resources.
  • Administers Exchange 2000

 Desired Skills/ Experience/ Attributes

  • 3+ years of experience in network or system engineering and administration
  • 3+ years of experience in deploying Cloud services or Managing migration projects
  • 2+ years of experience in a technical support role including phone support
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills in English and French
  • Expert level experience and understanding of VMware (vSphere + VDI View / Horizon)
  • Solid understanding and experience with Systems: Windows Server; Linux; MS Exchange; Backup software
  • Expert with Networks: WAN/LAN TCP/IP; BGP; Security; VOiP, and Active Directory
  • Advanced knowledge of DNS, DHCP and routing protocols, VLAN, VPN
  • Linux experience required      
  • Experience with antivirus, spam tools, and Cluster

Education, Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • French Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or relevant field required
  • VMware VCP certification preferred
  • Cisco CCNA certifications preferred
  • Microsoft certifications preferred