System Administrator - Baton Rouge

With 185 attorneys from offices in Baton Rouge, New Orleans, Lafayette, Lake Charles, Shreveport, Houston and The Woodlands, Kean Miller serves the legal needs of the people, businesses, and industries that drive the regional economy. Our people provide creative solutions, unique strategies, and unparalleled value that allow our clients to perform at the highest level.
Kean Miller has an opening for a System Administrator to work in our Baton Rouge office.  

Job Description
  • Responsible for the maintenance, configuration, and reliable operation of servers, Citrix, Exchange, and other hosted platforms
  • Installing, configuring, and supporting network equipment including routers, proxy servers, switches, WAN accelerators, DNS and DHCP
  • Provides documentation and technical specifications to Technology team for planning and implementing changes to infrastructure
  • Provides daily system monitoring to verify integrity and availability of all systems 
  • Evaluates system performance and recommends upgrades or changes as needed
  • Responds to and remediates any security incidents
  • Implements, maintains, and verifies backup processes for data protection, disaster recovery, and failover procedures
  • Configuration and management of Azure and Microsoft 365 environment
  • Configuring firewalls, routing, and switching to maximize network efficiency and security
  • Perform system vulnerability and patch management for server, network, and storage devices
  • Performs routine procedure in Active Directory
  • Implements automated solutions as needed for process improvement including, but not limited to, scripting and configuration management tools
  • Manage and maintain cloud telephony and unified communication systems
  • Utilize monitoring software to ensure timely response to network and systems issues
  • Performs account and system auditing as assigned
  • Configures and maintains SSO and two-factor authentication methods across systems
  • Administers on-call and after-hours server maintenance on a rotating basis and unscheduled emergency situations as needed
Required Technical Knowledge
  • Advance understanding of the concepts of network infrastructure
  • Configuration and support of Windows Server 2016 or higher
  • Firewall and switch configuration and management
  • Advanced Active Directory knowledge
  • Group Policy management
  • Microsoft Exchange Online
  • Experience with Public Cloud, Azure experience a plus
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft 365 platform management
  • VMWare virtualization management
  • Citrix infrastructure management
  • Microsoft Office 365, including Teams, SharePoint, and OneDrive administration
  • Understanding of basic application architecture and configuration
  • Security best practices in relation to email, web filtering, and user education
  • Management of VOIP phone systems
  • Storage management a plus
Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred, or equivalent combination of education, training, and experience
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Strong troubleshooting and analytical problem-solving skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Understanding of basic project management processes
  • Good communication skills – both written and verbal 
Kean Miller provides its employees with competitive salaries and a full paid benefits package, paid parking, a great work environment, stability, generous paid-time off and contributes to a 401k plan. Employees are recognized and rewarded for their achievements through annual performance evaluations and annual salary reviews.

How to Apply
Please email a confidential resume to  

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