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Windows Desktop Systems Administrator

Technology | Los Angeles, CA | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

Generic Network Systems (GNS) is a boutique managed services/hosting company, primarily for investment firms. We manage systems all over the world from our NYC, San Francisco, Portland & Century City offices. We have collocation sites in North America, Europe and Asia.

We are looking for a Windows Desktop System Administrator based on site in West LA with one of our clients to assist in the maintenance, & support of workstations, desktop environment and cloud-based platforms. This person will work a shift from 7 AM until 4 PM.


  • Day-to-day workstation, application and cloud support of our client from their offices in West LA. 
  • Ensure client requests are responded to in a timely fashion
  • Work closely with users over email, on the phone, and in person.
  • Build, upgrade & maintain systems and applications on multiple platforms.
  • Troubleshoot, resolve & document solutions related to systems, applications and DR/backup jobs.


  • Strong knowledge of Windows 10 including baseline security policies.
  • Proficient in supporting MS Office 2013 and 2016.
  • 4-6 years’ experience supporting Windows-based servers and workstations.
  • Experience with management of Microsoft Office 365 environments including MDM and Intune.
  • Familiarity with VMware vCenter.
  • Experience troubleshooting issues related Windows AD, DNS and IP networking.
  • Good problem-solving ability and interest in learning.
  • Responsible, proactive, great interpersonal skills.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with Cisco Umbrella/OpenDNS, MS Azure, AWS, Cloudberry.
  • Experience with SQL Server.
  • Familiarity with hosted VoIP systems
  • Experience in a scripting language, preferably Windows Power Shell.
  • UNIX experience.
  • Cisco network equipment experience.


  • Work in a small but very experienced team in fast growing company.
  • Exposure to a wide range of software and hardware with almost unlimited opportunity to advance and learn.
  • Company reimbursed tuition for relevant training.
  • Flexible working environment with good health care and paid vacation.


Salary range is between $75 K - $90 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 USA. We cannot sponsor a visa.
  • Principals Only Please (No Recruiters)