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Disaster Recovery Administrator Los Angeles

Technology | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

Disaster Recovery Administrator

Generic Network Systems (GNS) is a boutique managed services/hosting company, primarily for investment firms. We manage client systems all over the world & an excellent reputation for proactive support.

GNS is looking for an experienced System Administrator to assist in the support of Windows systems running specialized financial management & accounting software.

This position's primary responsibility is to coordinate and run Disaster Recovery tests for our clients & to maintain their DR environments.

This is a 3rd-Shift/Weekend position, in our Los Angeles office, staffed Tuesday thru Saturday, from 2 pm PT - 11 pm PT.


  • Schedule, plan & run DR tests on client’s systems, working with vendors & business users.

  • Administer GNS's DR infrastructure, including the DR software & hardware platform.

  • Periodic testing of DR infrastructure to maintain system confidence.

  • Maintain documentation of DR process & train additional personnel in its use.

  • Evaluate and improve our DR infrastructure to meet growing client needs.

  • Ensure client requests are dealt with in an organized & timely fashion.

  • Day-to-day support of client systems & applications; troubleshoot, resolve & document solutions.


  • A minimum of 2 years experience supporting Windows Server environments; including use of VMware vCenter & Microsoft SQL Manager & Citrix Apps platforms.

  • Some basic experience in command-line UNIX systems management.

  • Good problem-solving ability and interest in learning.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills, working with teams in other offices.

Bonus Points

  • Experience in a scripting language, preferably Windows Powershell.

  • Experience with Zerto Virtual Replication products, AWS & Microsoft Azure.


  • Work in a small but very experienced team in a fast growing company.

  • Exposure to a wide range of software & hardware with significant opportunity to advance & learn.

  • Company reimbursed tuition for relevant training.

  • Flexible working environment with good health care and paid vacation.

  • Time off in lieu when tests overrun normal working hours.


  • Salary range is between $85 K - $105 K per year, depending on experience and abilities.


  • Light 'On-Call' rotation duties for weekend/holiday client emergencies

  • Candidates must be able to legally work in the United States. We cannot sponsor a visa.

  • Principals Only Please (No Recruiters).

Recruitment and Hiring Policy:

The above description identifies the essential job functions and skills needed by the person or persons assigned to this position.  These job functions and skills are not intended to be a complete and exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions. The information contained herein is subject to change at the company's discretion. Generic Network Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Generic Network Systems will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance. Please see our Recruitment Privacy Notice link below which describes the personal information or data that is processed by Generic Network Systems with respect to potential employment at GNS. See for further details.